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May, 2009

  • 11 May

    ICANN to introduce new gTLD system in 2010

    ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) has proposed to expand the the resolution system for Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) in 2010. This will directly affect legal cases involving cyber-squatting, when someone registers a domain name that is identical or similar to the trademark of a business (such …

  • 8 May

    Benefits of using a content management system (CMS)

    There was a time when having a web site meant having a single HTML page with text, links, and maybe a few low resolution pictures. Even professional organizations did not put much thought into design. Any time a site needed updating, it was up to a webmaster to edit HTML …

  • 7 May

    Google: The cloud is cheaper

    McKinsey released a report in April 2009 that concluded small to mid-sized businesses saved money by moving to a cloud computing environment versus a traditional data center; however, large businesses were better off running their own data centers. Companies, they said, could match or even surpass cloud computing savings by …

  • 5 May

    UK accused of stalling in fight against cybercrime

    The Council of Europe, a 60-year-old human rights organization, has expressed its strong concern about what it calls Britain’s failure to adequately fight Internet crimes, including the financing of terrorism. The convention on cybercrime was drawn up in November of 2001 and adopted by the Council of Europe’s 47 members. …

  • 5 May

    UK fines for IP infringement to rise significantly

    According to the Register, the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has “consulted with the public and industry on possible changes to sentencing and has received support for the increase in the penalties for copyright and other IP law infringement.” The UK government has decided to increase the maximum fines in all …

  • 4 May

    EU calls on Obama to give up Internet oversight

    The European Union has called on U.S. President Barack Obama to turn over U.S. oversight of the Internet to a larger body of nations. Currently, governance and security of the Internet rests solely with the non-profit organisation Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers or ICANN. The EU Commissioner, Viviane …