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  1. Oct 2020
    1. The US has seized 92 web domains used by Iran, including four which purported to be genuine English language news sites, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.

      The US authorities seized 92 domains used by Iran, including English language news website.

      The seizure shifts content removal from tech platforms (Facebook, Twitter) to the domains which are part of the core functioning of the Internet.

      This practice could shift ICANN and domain name industry into new policy realm of content policy which they have been avoiding for long time.

      In addition, justification of seizure considers domain name as property which ICANN and domain name community also avoided for long time.

      ||Pavlina|| it seems that seizure is not based on sanctions regime but on regular criminal code. Could you double check?

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  2. Sep 2020
    1. Since Google entered the marke

      Interesting development. What's the business model? ISP's paying public recursive DNS providers?

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  3. Jun 2020
    1. As the bank continues to face the spying scandal and its reputational repercussions, our Typosquatting Data Feed also kept detecting Credit Suisse-related domains. Although these two events are likely unrelated, it goes to show that even when a company is facing all sorts of problems, cybersecurity remains a pressing concern.

      Domain name typosquatting and Credit Suisse

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