Posts tagged ICANN

Who will own the Internet if America gives it away? OR, is this the end of the Internet as we know it?

Whatch out for the Democrats! As many, including UGN, predicted in 1998, the rule of ICANN has now come to the brink of turning the management of the internet over to entities outside the U.S. who may not be friendly to the ideals of the Internet. InerNIC should never have been taken out of U.S. government control — and should have never changed the accountability structure of the internet, DNS and domain ownership. You are now witnessing historic moments that will provide proof that the Clinton administration made among others, one of the worst decisions in the history of modern mankind. Now, the Democrats, partnering with foreign pressure, want to erase the last vestiges of accountability.

Call your congressman and let them know NOT to turn the internet over to the United Nations.

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* Republicans urge administration to hit pause on Internet control transfer, push new bill
* Obama Administration Denies ‘Abandoning the Internet’
* House GOP leery of bid to end domain authority
* GOP Moves to Block U.S. Domain Name Shift
* GOP bill keeps US Internet control
and more . . .

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ICANN : gTLD land rush with first domain sales

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cyber Security report One of the strongest predicters of where the internet and web are going is ICANN. Following the antics of these Bozos can give you some insights into what to expect. Generally we follow how they figure in phishing, malware and all manner of cybercrime, but as they evolve new root domains, it’s going to get really nasty!
* National Association Of Realtors: Do Not To Pay Preregister .Realtor Domains They Will Be Free
* The English-language internet just grew by a third—but you probably won’t notice
* Top Level Domain Holdings’ .KIWI Clears Penultimate Step Towards Going Live
* The Applicant Auction team is heading to ICANN 48 in Buenos Aires
* GoDaddy kicks off gTLD land rush with first domain sales
* First Nine English-Language newgTLDs Delegated by ICANN
. . . and more!

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ICANN mishandling the Internet and Web DNS Domain Name System, allowing cybercrime free reign

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cyber Security report As you may already know, Safenetting and UGNN have been participating in the Knujon anti-spam efforts since they launched. We have participated by reporting all spam, phishing, and malware attacks that come through several different ‘honey pot’ email addresses to SpamCop, and then add the data to Knujon’s analysis system.

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ICANN, seems to be aligning with cyber crime

For years, UGNN has been advocating the reorganization or dismantling of ICANN. Nobody listens. For years we’ve predicted that ICANN will cause the eventual breakdown of the web and ensuing cyberwars. Since the Clinton administration turned our internet over to this band of internationals, the internet has depreciated dramatically. Now, by taking the side of Rogue registrars, ICANN seems to be aligning with cybercrime. How do we know? Read on. Continue reading »

ICANN Meeting Toronto and News

ICANN After a week of meetings, ICANN is still as complicated and ineffective as it was before, except the bad news is they’re getting ready for a huge expansion — feared to spell the end of the internet as we know it ::
* ICANN: Government representatives take a critical look at DNS blocking
* .XXX was just the beginning – get ready for 1934 new top level domains
* Lawsuits against ICANN and new TLDs start to roll in
* RAA negotiation updates and how it affects domainers
* SPECIAL: VIDEOS from the ICANN Meetings in Toronto
* ICANN 45 Toronto: Reg Levy of Minds + Machines
* ICANN’s Noah: Chehade’s 40-Day Report Card
* Alt root user suing ICANN over dot-Web

… and more

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U.N. takeover of the Internet

Cyber criminals taking over the internet In December, an organization of self-important, foreign bureaucrats will meet to decide the fate of the Internet. WCIT-12 is a landmark global treaty-making conference that will define the general principles for the provision and operation of international telecommunications networks around the world. Somehow they have the notion that the Internet is an entity that can be taken over by the United Nations.

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Taking Back Your Internet

Cyber criminals taking over the internet We start with a fundamental question:

quoting Is this an Internet we all have a stake in,
or an Internet we are subjected to?end quote

As long as spam, phishing, malware and unsolicited email exploits exist in an unaccountable structure, we are all subjects of other parties. The dirty secret is that the Internet is mandated to be accountable but is operated in violation of this mandate for a handful of beneficiaries. Continue reading »

The Death of the Internet

The Death of the Internet Imagine life without electricity. although most of humankind has managed just well without electricity, its loss would certainly impact society most profoundly. Now imagine that hundreds of thousands of criminals all over the world could make a quick profit by doing something that — little by little — killed the electric infrastructure. And that politically adversarial individuals and governments could speed up this looming catastrophe if they wanted to. It is terrible to imagine. And yet, it is a very real threat.

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Wikipedia needs SOPA and PIPA?

in Favor of SOPA and PIPA? Well, you thought we were done with Facebook, LinkedIN, Citi Bank, Amazon.com … ??? Well, not done yet. Cybercrime is relentless — it doesn’t stop, it never rests. Here’s yet another example of why we need accountability and stern control of the web, DNS, and IP systems … this time, it’s Wikipedia the scapegoat, and the cybercriminals out to get you

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ICANN’s threat to internet citizens

Block ICANN new gTLDs - END ICANNOn December 16, 2011, the FTC filed this release, and a letter to ICANN regarding their “Rapid Expansion of Internet Domain Name System.” As this program prepares to launch today, (January 12, 2012) it appears that ICANN is, once again, ignoring common sense and a sincere disregard for doing the right thing. Continue reading »

Your chance to fix Internet policy now!

User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Cybercrime report This is your opportunity to let your voice be heard and improve Internet security. The Domain Name Registrars and ICANN have failed to implement previously agreed upon law enforcement provisions to their contracts which improve accountability and help stop cybercriminals(1 ). Wednesday December 14

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The changing Internet

evilAs the fable goes, Nero fiddled while Rome burned. The guardians of the internet are making the changes and decisions that will change the internet forever. You may not like what happens next. We’re going to watch this issue a little closer in the future. This issue : * ICANN Killing the Internet as we know it * Domain name changes and the Internet landscape * ANA Fears Brand Squatting in ICANN’s New Domain Plan * ICANN plan ‘potentially disastrous’ * Casting.xxx ushers in a new internet era * Businesses buying .XXX porn domains … stay informed, stay tuned.

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Backlash, threats and ICANN Upheaval

So much has happened since the last Knujon report, the controversial Doomsday Book, at the ICANN meeting in Brussels. ICANN officer forced to leave ICANN, attacks on Knujon, law suits brewing…

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Internet 2020: The Next Billion Users

As many of us have been preaching all along, there are some folks in very high places who have also come to the realization that some form of accountability is required for orderly and unhindered growth of the internet. Hallelujah!

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Who will own the internet?

Whatch out for the Democrats! [First published at www.SafeNetting.com in 2009] It’s hard to believe that in a short fifteen years or so the internet has grown so ubiquitous that the majority of the world truly believes it’s ‘just there.’ There seems to be a diminishing number of internet supporters who still realize and understand that if there was no U.S. involvement in the internet there would be no internet at all. The unquenchable greed for personal gain has blinded the internet community from the brutal reality that an unregulated internet is chaos.

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