Archive for December, 2011


Government-backed hacker teams do most China-based data theft

Posted December 13th, 2011

From USA Today

WASHINGTON – As few as 12 different Chinese groups, largely backed or directed by the government there, commit the bulk of the China-based cyberattacks stealing critical data from U.S. companies and government agencies, according to U.S. cybersecurity analysts and experts.

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RAA Negotiations Community WIKI

Posted December 5th, 2011

From ICANN News

2 December 2011

In Dakar, ICANN announced the commencement of negotiations with representatives of the Registrar Stakeholder Group to amend the Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA). These negotiations are actively underway, and aim to produce amendment topics to enhance registrant protection and DNS stability for consideration at the Costa Rica Meeting.

To promote transparency and timely communications, ICANN has created a dedicated Wiki to describe the communications plan, publish regular status updates on the amendment topics under consideration, and provide comment opportunities to the broader ICANN community.

For the latest developments on these important negotiations, click on the link below:

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