Domain Name Commission stories
InternetNZ chief executive Jordan Carter announces departure
InternetNZ group chief executive officer Jordan Carter has announced he is stepping down after almost 20 years with the organisation.
Shoppers warned against scams ahead of Black Friday, holiday shopping season
Almost a fifth of New Zealanders have experienced a scam while shopping online, with the number expected to rise during Black Friday.
Domain Name Commission seeks feedback on how it manages .nz domains
Domain Name Commission seeks public feedback on its oversight of the .nz domain name industry. Review finds no widespread issues.
DIA to access info about .nz domain names
The information-sharing agreement aims to prevent and minimise behaviours that threaten a safe, secure and trusted .nz online environment.
Domain Name Commission wins lawsuit against US intelligence firm DomainTools
NZ's Domain Name Commission has won an injunction against US company DomainTools for scraping registration data.
Domain Name Commission & CERT NZ to share information about .nz cyber threats
The two agencies have agreed to share certain domain registration information so that they can ‘enhance’ cybersecurity in New Zealand.
Commissioners release privacy factsheet for .nz domain registrants
The Domain Name Commissioner and the Privacy Commissioner have released new guidance to promote good privacy practices in the .nz domain name space.
CERT NZ's Advisory Board extended for another six months
CERT NZ's advisory board's tenure extended for 24 months to boost NZ's cybersecurity defences.
Privacy concerns spark contact address masking for .nz domain owners
New Zealand domain name owners can now use a free address masking option that can mask contract addresses and make them invisible from WHOIS.
Government focuses on domain name security
UK Gov strengthens online defences, ensuring domain name security and bolstering public confidence in official websites.
Feedback sought on proposed new approach to .nz domain name privacy
The Domain Name Commission (DNCL) is seeking feedback on a proposed new WHOIS privacy option for .nz domain name registrants.
Domain Name Commission launches .nz WHOIS review
The commission is seeking comment on a number of matters, including why .nz data should or should not be collected and made public.
Have you registered your .nz domain name?
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.
NZ domain chiefs issue AWOL telco warning...
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.
Domain name registrars celebrates 10 year anniversary
Registrars has celebrated ten years of being able to connect to a shared registry system.
500,000th .NZ domain name revealed...
Website www.drct.kiwi.nz confirmed as New Zealand’s 500,000th active domain name within the .NZ domain space.
Cost of .nz domain names about to get a lot cheaper
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.
New boss at InternetNZ, sort of
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.
Situations vacant for top telco executives
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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