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InternetNZ chief executive Jordan Carter announces departure
Fri, 4th Mar 2022
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nz
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domain name commission
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internetnz
InternetNZ group chief executive officer Jordan Carter has announced he is stepping down after almost 20 years with the organisation.
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Shoppers warned against scams ahead of Black Friday, holiday shopping season
Tue, 23rd Nov 2021
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phishing
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email security
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cybersecurity
Almost a fifth of New Zealanders have experienced a scam while shopping online, with the number expected to rise during Black Friday.
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Domain Name Commission seeks feedback on how it manages .nz domains
Mon, 8th Apr 2019
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web development
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internet
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domain names
Domain Name Commission seeks public feedback on its oversight of the .nz domain name industry. Review finds no widespread issues.
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DIA to access info about .nz domain names
Mon, 26th Nov 2018
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cybersecurity
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nz
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dia
The information-sharing agreement aims to prevent and minimise behaviours that threaten a safe, secure and trusted .nz online environment.
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Domain Name Commission wins lawsuit against US intelligence firm DomainTools
Tue, 18th Sep 2018
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cloud services
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hyperscale
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public cloud
NZ's Domain Name Commission has won an injunction against US company DomainTools for scraping registration data.
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Domain Name Commission & CERT NZ to share information about .nz cyber threats
Thu, 14th Jun 2018
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cybersecurity
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nz
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cios
The two agencies have agreed to share certain domain registration information so that they can ‘enhance’ cybersecurity in New Zealand.
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Commissioners release privacy factsheet for .nz domain registrants
Mon, 14th May 2018
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nz
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privacy
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domain name commission
The Domain Name Commissioner and the Privacy Commissioner have released new guidance to promote good privacy practices in the .nz domain name space.
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CERT NZ's Advisory Board extended for another six months
Mon, 30th Apr 2018
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pwc
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duo
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CERT NZ's advisory board's tenure extended for 24 months to boost NZ's cybersecurity defences.
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Privacy concerns spark contact address masking for .nz domain owners
Wed, 2nd Nov 2016
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privacy
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whois
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domain name commission
New Zealand domain name owners can now use a free address masking option that can mask contract addresses and make them invisible from WHOIS.
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Government focuses on domain name security
Wed, 1st Jun 2016
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cybersecurity
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dia
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nzrs
UK Gov strengthens online defences, ensuring domain name security and bolstering public confidence in official websites.
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Feedback sought on proposed new approach to .nz domain name privacy
Mon, 23rd May 2016
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web development
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cybersecurity
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domain names
The Domain Name Commission (DNCL) is seeking feedback on a proposed new WHOIS privacy option for .nz domain name registrants.
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Domain Name Commission launches .nz WHOIS review
Tue, 6th Oct 2015
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web development
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domain names
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whois
The commission is seeking comment on a number of matters, including why .nz data should or should not be collected and made public.
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Have you registered your .nz domain name?
Mon, 2nd Mar 2015
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domain name commission
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internetnz
Do you have a .nz domain name? You may have special registration and reservation rights for the new .nz version, but you’ve only got until 31 March.
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NZ domain chiefs issue AWOL telco warning...
Wed, 28th May 2014
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edge data centre
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voyager internet
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24/7 hosting nz
The Domain Name Commission issues a warning about 24/7 Hosting's activities related to .nz domain names. Complainst have been found to be valid.
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Domain name registrars celebrates 10 year anniversary
Fri, 4th Jan 2013
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web development
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domain names
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domain name commission
Registrars has celebrated ten years of being able to connect to a shared registry system.
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500,000th .NZ domain name revealed...
Thu, 8th Nov 2012
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nz
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domain name commission
Website www.drct.kiwi.nz confirmed as New Zealand’s 500,000th active domain name within the .NZ domain space.
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Cost of .nz domain names about to get a lot cheaper
Mon, 28th Jun 2010
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nz
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brother
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domain name commission
The New Zealand Domain Name registry is reducing the wholesale domain name fee for .nz domain names by 16% as of the 1st of July.
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New boss at InternetNZ, sort of
Wed, 3rd Feb 2010
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web development
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domain names
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domain name commission
The organisation that administers the country’s internet domain names has appointed a new Chief Executive - however he won’t oversee the entire multi-million dollar organisation.
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Situations vacant for top telco executives
Wed, 28th Oct 2009
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crown fibre holdings
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domain name commission
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internetnz
After a CEO? You’re not alone; InternetNZ is the latest non-profit telco organisation to be looking for a Chief Executive.
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Protect your client’s online identity
Tue, 1st Aug 2006
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physical security
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web development
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domain names
Domain names are in high demand as businesses secure their online identities. Are you taking the necessary steps to protect your client's domains?.