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The DNS’s former overseer now has its own domain name

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration, which for many years was the instrument of the US government’s oversight of the DNS root zone, has got its first proper domain name. It’s been operating at ntia.doc.gov forever, but today announced that it’s upgrading to the second-level ntia.gov. The agency said the switch “will make NTIA’s site […]

.vu to relaunch under mystery new registry

Vanuatu is to attempt to broaden the appeal of its .vu domain globally by switching to a new shared registry system. The changes were initiated last week in Kobe, when the ICANN board of directors gave the final stamp of approval on the redelegation of the ccTLD. .vu is now delegated to country’s Telecommunications Radiocommunications […]