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ICANN Studying "Domain Name Front Running"

The Internet's key oversight agency is investigating suspicions that insider information is being used to snatch desired domain names before an individual or business can register them. The Security and Stability Advisory Committee of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers termed the practice "domain name front running" and likened it to a stock broker buying or selling shares ahead of a client's trade, in anticipation of a movement in price.

  • Read the article: The Washington Post | Posted: 10/24/2007 04:20:00 PM | Permalink

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