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Morocco: ICANN52 in the middle of the Ebola crisis

The current ICANN51 conference in Los Angeles, California, is attended by more than 2,500 participants, making it the 2nd most attended conference after ICANN50 in London, UK. ICANN52 is scheduled for Morocco, in the African continent, between February 8-12, 2015, in the city of Marrakesh. Many participants of the ICANN conference have raised a concern, […]

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Domainer from Uruguay bites attendants during ICANN50 in London

A domain investor from Uruguay attending ICANN50 in London, has reportedly bitten three participants of the conference, according to BBC News. Jose Santos Maria Delacruz was representing his home country of Uruguay as a technocrat with more than 2,500 domain names. Delacruz attacked and bit three French representatives during a heated discussion about gTLD protectionism, […]

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Internet Governance: France slaps the US, and it’s not about soccer

Unlike some unfounded stereotypes, the French do not surrender. Not only the white flag wasn’t raised during ICANN50 in London, but the French lobby pushing for the cancellation of the dot .Wine and dot .Vin gTLDs openly referred to ICANN as “an unfit venue for Internet governance“, adding that alternatives should be sought. After failing […]

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Biggest issue at ICANN50: WiFi coverage not up to par

ICANN50 closes its gates today, and while there is still a lot of coverage of achievements during the event, the biggest complaint appears to be rather ironic. WiFi coverage was apparently sub-par, with participants being unable to connect and perform basic tasks when outside the core area of the conference. On several occasions, frustrated tweets […]

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Uniregistry: Who’s running your back end?

Another creative – and hilarious – ad in the Uniregistry campaign was revealed today. The so-called “elevator pitch” ads are framed inside the elevators of the primary expo for ICANN50. The first one, titled “We run Santa’s namespace“, was equally fun to review. 😀 Simply brilliant! Clearly  making a pun on “back end”, the ad […]

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Fashion report: Brooks Brothers domain campaign goes live during ICANN 50 in London

Brooks Brothers, the premium clothiers firm established in 1818 in the United States, has taken a new approach for its Autumn 2014 catalog. Featuring domainers, a niche market that requires comfortable yet fashionable clothing at domain conferences, Brooks Brothers delivers a clothing line that will satisfy all generations, including X, Y and Z. “The simplest […]

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ICANN 50 in London: The future of domain investors is about to change

This June, two great events are scheduled for the world to watch. First, World Cup Soccer 2014 starts in Brazil, on June 12; an event that will attract several billion people around the world. Second, the ICANN50 conference is scheduled for June 22-26, in London, UK. ICANN seems to be introducing changes quietly these days, […]

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ICANN: ‘Training wheels off’ in a new global Internet governance advertisement

ICANN has been upping its game with regards to raising awareness about the proposed multistakeholder assumption of Internet governance. President and CEO, Fadi Chehadé, stated recently that the Internet is mature enough to let go of its “training wheels” – a clear reference to the anticipated end of stewardship by the US government. A new […]

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ICANN and GMO: Multi-steak holder model is the only viable solution

ICANN49 closed its gates in Singapore today (yesterday local time) and it should be considered a big success for the supporters of the GMO-free, multi-steak holder models. “The food was excellent, especially the locally raised beef and bamboo sprouts,” said Lars Kronikler, a conference participant from The Netherlands. “Washed down with some aged dot .wine, […]

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