XYZ to put global block on domains banned in China

by Kevin Murphy plans to slap a global ban on domain names censored by the Chinese government. Chinese words meaning things such as “human rights” and “democracy” are believed to be on the block list, which an industry source says could contain as many as 40,000 words, names and phrases. (UPDATE: Gavin Brown, CTO of XYZ back-end CentralNic, tweeted that the list is nowhere near 40,000 names long.Read the full article