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*[[ICANN]] announced that all 1,195 generic top-level domains ([[gTLD]]s) have deployed Domain Name System Security Extensions ([[DNSSEC]]).
 
*[[ICANN]] announced that all 1,195 generic top-level domains ([[gTLD]]s) have deployed Domain Name System Security Extensions ([[DNSSEC]]).
 
*[[WHOIS]] replacement inched forward.  
 
*[[WHOIS]] replacement inched forward.  
*The Government of Niue Launched Proceedings With ICANN to reclaim [[.nu]] as its [[ccTLD]].
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*The government of Niue launched proceedings with ICANN to reclaim [[.nu]] as its [[ccTLD]].
*[[ICANN Board]] Withheld Consent for a Change of Control of the Public Interest Registry (PIR) from ISOC to Ethos Capital.
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*[[ICANN Board]] withheld consent for a change of control of [[Public Interest Registry]] from [[Internet Society]] to [[Ethos Capital]].
*[[GoDaddy]] ACQUIREd (in chronological order) [[Over]], [[Uniregistry]], [[Neustar]], [[Skyverge]], and [[Poynt]].   
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*[[GoDaddy]] Acquired (in chronological order) [[Over]], [[Uniregistry]], [[Neustar]], [[Skyverge]], and [[Poynt]].   
*[[Donuts]] acquires [[Afilias]].
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*[[Donuts]] acquired [[Afilias]].
*COVID-19 makes working from home the norm, accelerating [[DNS Abuse|cyberattacks]] and the difficulty of managing [[cybersecurity]]. For instance, many employees at [[GoDaddy]], currently the world's largest domain registrar and web-hosting company, recently failed the company's controversial [[phishing]] email test, and [[WIPO]] announced that it had registered its 50,000th [[cybersquatting]] case, contributing to the 11% jump from 2019.   
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*COVID-19 makes working from home the norm, accelerating [[DNS Abuse|cyberattacks]] and the difficulty of managing [[cybersecurity]]. For instance, many employees at [[GoDaddy]], currently the world's largest domain registrar and web-hosting company, recently failed the company's controversial [[phishing]] email test, and [[WIPO]] announced that it had registered its 50,000th [[cybersquatting]] case, contributing to an 11% jump in reported incidents from 2019.   
     
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