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South African ICT policy expert joins ICANN

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers appoints Mandla Msimang as one of its board of directors.

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Sep 20, 2018

ICANN set to change Internet's address book

The organisation has approved plans for the first-ever changing of the cryptographic key that helps protect the Domain Name System.

2:40
Jun 6, 2018

Domains.co.za releases WHOIS Privacy

This safeguards a company or individual's personal information from WHOIS records, which list personal details about the owner.

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Oct 3, 2017

ICANN delays changing Internet master key

The changing of the key was originally scheduled to occur on 11 October.

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Aug 31, 2017

ICANN about to change Internet's master key

The organisation will change the cryptographic keys that help secure the Internet's Domain Name System.

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Africa's domain name market worth $52m

As of May, there were 5.1 million domain names associated with Africa, with SA having about a third of them, says ICANN.

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Mar 29, 2017

Imminent launch of .africa

After an almost four-year battle over who gets to run the generic top-level domain, the process for Africans to begin applying for .africa domains will kick off next week.

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Feb 16, 2017

.africa domain will be available mid-year

Companies can apply for domain names with the affixture .africa from July, following ICANN delegating the domain to ZACR.

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Jan 27, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: ICANN in charm offensive to win over Africa

Africa is establishing itself as a pioneer of Internet ideas that have been replicated across the world, says the global organisation.

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ZACR gets nod as registrar

SA's ZA Central Registry becomes an approved seller of generic top level domains.

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Sep 22, 2016

Trump opposes plan for US to cede Internet oversight

Donald Trump opposes a plan for the US to cede control of the Internet's technical management to the global community.

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Sep 13, 2016

Tech firms push for domain changeover

Congress is being urged to support a plan for the US to cede control of the Internet's technical management to the global community.

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