South Africa could soon have a wide range of new internet domains to choose from – .braai, anyone?
The ZA Central Registry has introduced a “Registry Lock” feature for .za domain names, adding an extra layer of security – for a fee – for domain owners.
The proposed $1.1-billion sale of the .org online registry to an investment firm has been shelved following widespread opposition.
Fifty years ago, a University of California Los Angeles computer science professor and his student sent the first message over the predecessor to the Internet, a network called Arpanet.
From Tuesday, 4 April, trademark owners will be able to secure .africa domain names matching their registered trademarks before the new generic top-level domain is opened to the public in July. ZA Central Registry CEO
The general public can apply for .africa domain names from 4 July. This follows the delegation by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers of the top-level domain to the ZA Central Registry
South Africa’s Naspers, and its subsidiary MultiChoice, may soon forfeit the generic top-level domains they applied for in 2012. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, better known as Icann
The Internet today is far bigger and more inextricably linked to our daily lives than its creators in the 1970s and 1980s could have imagined. So perhaps it is not surprising that some of the structures put in place decades ago may have failed to keep pace with its
The May 2014 commercial launch of the .africa top-level domain is now a certainty after the final outstanding paperwork was signed at the 49th meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers (Icann) in Singapore this week, the ZA Central Registry
Dimension Data Middle East and Africa chairman and Convergence Partners founder Andile Ngcaba has been named to a top international panel on which he will contribute ideas on the future of Internet governance, alongside Internet luminaries such as Google vice-president Vint Cerf