The Dna

  • Pritz quitz DNA

    … Domain Name Association boss Kurt Pritz has resigned after two years on the job. Neustar’s Adrian Kinderis, chair of the domain industry trade group, made the announcement in an email to members yesterday. No immediate replacement for Pritz has been named, but Kinderis said the DNA’s board wasn’t worried: Fellow members may have concerns…

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  • Group forms to stop new gTLDs breaking stuff

    … a tonne of bad advice on the web, with coders telling other coders to validate domains in ways that do not support an expanding root. UASG members think the problem is large-scale and that it’s a long-term project — 10 years or more — to fix it satisfactorily. Members include Donuts, Google, Microsoft, Go Daddy and Afilias. The DNA has started…

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  • Verisign plans TLD standards group

    … such an association is needed and what its remit would be. But the Domain Name Association apparently has other ideas, suggesting in a recent blog post that the DNA would be the best place for these kinds of technical discussions to take place. In the second of a series of three blog posts revealing the ROA plan, Verisign senior director Scott Hollenbeck said…

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