The Spam Diaries

News and musings about the fight against spam.
 by Edward Falk

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

ICANN declines to yank Spamhaus' domain name

SPAMHAUSGood news for Spamhaus today. ICANN issued a statement yesterday stating that they have neither the neither the authority nor ability to suspend a domain registration.

It remains to be seen what, if anything, Tucows will do with the court order if it's issued.


Blogger my0p said...

at least one good twist to this story. I don't think Canadian-based TuCows will disable for some judgement made in the US in favor of a documented spammer.

5:04 PM  
Anonymous Gerwin said...

Real good news. If they ruled the other way, it would affect the whole internet in a real scary way. But I still think ICANN has to be moved to VN or something like that, a whole (trigger happy) country should not control the internet imho.

3:56 AM  

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