Browsing: Icann

The application for the .durban domain has passed the initial evaluation phase of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann), meaning it’s likely websites with .durban appended to their addresses will make an appearance this year. That’s according to the .ZA Domain

Africa looks set to get its own generic top-level domain, .africa, in 2013 if the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann) gives the go-ahead, which looks likely. The creation of the new domain could set off a gold rush and create headaches for businesses wanting to protect their brands

Web hosting and domain registrar DiaMatrix has become the first registrar of .co.za domains to incorporate SA domain administrator UniForum’s new extensive provisioning protocol (EPP), which is used to register and manage domains and will eventually come to replace the current system called

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann), the body that develops policy on the Internet’s unique identifiers or domain names, said on Monday it had approved a plan to allow custom generic top-level domains (gTLDs). Currently, there are only 22 gTLDs

In this week’s extended episode of TalkCentral, your hosts Duncan McLeod and Candice Jones talk to South African Mike Silber, a director at Icann, about how

Pornographic websites could soon have their own top-level domain, alongside .net, .com and .org. That’s if the international body that manages Web addresses agrees to new proposals put to it at a meeting being held in Nairobi, Kenya this week. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann) will hear arguments on Friday