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Rod Beckstrom bids farewell

Rod Beckstrom, the outgoing CEO of ICANN bid farewell today to the Internet community he served since June 2009. In a blog post, he passed the baton to interim CEO, Akram Atallah whose tenure ends October 1st, whereupon Fadi Chehade takes over. Said Beckstrom: “These have been three of the busiest, most intense years in […]

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Rod Beckstrom’s new role: Advisor to Greece?

Outgoing ICANN CEO, Rod Beckstrom, gave a strong closing statement at ICANN #44 in Prague; perhaps, his last public speech as head of ICANN. Looking powerful and strangely handsome, Rob Beckstrom said from the podium that when he joined ICANN, the financial reserves were a mere $57 million. As he’s about to leave office, ICANN […]

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Five reasons why we can’t make fun of the new ICANN CEO, Fadi Chehadé

The new ICANN CEO, Fadi Chehadé takes over the ICANN leadership from outgoing CEO, Rod Beckstrom. We had a good, joyful time with Rod Beckstrom, poking well-meant fun whenever possible, but we won’t be able to do the same with Fadi Chehadé, unfortunately. 😀 Here are five reasons why: Fadi Chehadé has Lebanese roots. So […]

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ICANN proposes .RDH gTLD for all potential litigation

With $350 million in the bank, ICANN is now able to up the ante in the gTLD game. Just a few days after the announcement of 1,930 gTLD applications, ICANN clearly establishes itself as the master of the domain. “We want to make sure the Internet remains a healthy arena for e-commerce and sometimes litigation […]

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Leaked Area 51 emails and addresses removed from ICANN web site

The leaked document establishing a connection between the ICANN TAS Labs and Area 51 operations, has been mysteriously missing since 4:00am today. The removal of this sensitive document related to time/space continuum intervention by ICANN operators, is a vindication of what we have been saying all along: Rod Beckstrom is in reality a black ops […]

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Today is a big day for Internet Traffic

Today is a big day for Internet traffic, and by that we don’t mean the popular PPC outfit of Frank Schilling’s. Internet traffic – in general – comes at a premium, and when the Internet foundation is abuzz with new developments, it’s a good thing to participate in the exchange. ICANN’s announcement of 1,930 new […]

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Did Rod Beckstrom predict grim future of gTLDs?

In an ironic and ominous twist, outgoing ICANN CEO, Rod Beckstrom, appears to have predicted the future of the ICANN gTLD program. Said Beckstrom in a tweet, yesterday: “Beautiful gravestone in Brompton Cemetery ‪#London‬ from morning run” Could this be an indication that the gTLD program is destined to become the gravestone of the Internet? […]

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Glitch or stupidity? .DotAfrica applied for???

That’s right. According to the official ICANN list, there is a .Africa application made for by the guys below: AFRICA, UniForum SA (NPC) trading as Registry.Africa, http://www.AfricaInOneSpace.org And then, there is another application, for .DotAfrica by some other guys: DOTAFRICA, DotConnectAfricaTrust, http://www.dotconnectafrica.org Could this be a glitch or a realization that if you can’t own […]

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ICANN member asleep during the gTLD launch

Frank Sztupp, ICANN member of the Swiss branch in Zurich, missed all the action earlier today, during the gTLD launch. “I felt asleep during the opening ceremonies and missed the fanfare, so sad!” exclaimed Sztupp, who is an avid yoddler and domainer. “In my sleep, I dreamed of being back in 1992 and all the […]

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.UFO and .Area51 not on the ICANN gTLD list – a conspiracy?

Despite documentation that connects the ICANN TAS Labs to alien life research facility, Area 51, there was a surprise in the gTLD bucket released by ICANN. No .ufo or .area51 gTLDs were applied for, but is this what really happened? “We cannot and won’t comment on gTLD matters while the allocation of the top level […]

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ICANN document leaks some of the gTLD applications

An ICANN document leaks some of the gTLD applications that are expected to be announced tomorrow. Thanks to Bob Pappas, independent investigator for ‘Gator Trails’ – a small research firm in Tallahassee, FL – the list has been retrieved from the bin of ICANN garbage in Marina del Rey. This non-exhaustive list was scribbled on […]

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ICANN gTLD launch undermined by more Area 51 findings

The upcoming revealing by ICANN of almost 2,000 gTLD applications on June 13th, is in jeopardy; surprisingly, by ICANN itself! In a shocking release of new documents related to the infamous TAS Laboratories project, the existence of a technological advancement has somehow been leaked. Originally marked as “Above Top Secret“, the set of documents reveals […]

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