And so it goes, we are coming to the end of 2019, and that can mean only one thing. It’s time for another Domain Name Year in Review. And unlike years past, this year was a real doozy. So without further ado, here are the domain name industry’s top 10 biggest stories for 2019.
10. Leading Registries and Registrars Sign on to Framework for Abuse
To date, 48 leading registries and registrars have signed onto the “Framework to Address Abuse.” The initiative was launched in November 2019, just prior to the ICANN meeting in Montreal. It addresses many of the most egregious abuses of the Domain Name System (DNS), including malware, botnets, phishing, pharming and spam.
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