Walmart wants the domain name Walmart.LGBT! They recently came out against the “Anti-LGBT Bill“, a piece of legislation in Arkansas where Walmart is headquartered that “opponents say sanctions discrimination against gays and lesbians”.
An open-source hardware project aimed at making the internet "a little bit safer" needs an influx of cash to continue its work... A group of engineers decided there needed to be an open-source hardware engine that could provide strong and reliable encryption and decryption for email, plus public-private key cryptography for all sorts of things from digitally signing messages and files to DNSSEC. Afilias is one of the sponsors for this industry initiative - the CrypTech project.
“You can register anything you want in a domain name,” sums up Karl Kronenberger, a partner at the Internet law firm Kronenberger Rosenfeld....These rules can vary by domain, of course, since each domain is managed by a different company. (Monolith Registry, the company that manages .vote and .voto, bans deceptive names and swears to vet all site registrants diligently.)
True organic companies that have been certified can now have a web address ending with the word “organic” to stand out above the untruthful competitors while guiding their customers. It’s simple, descriptive, and powerful.