The European Union seeks copyright reform to meet the new reality of the internet which is all about sharing information now. However, Art. 15 and 17 of the 'Copyright in the Digital Single Market' directive are causing considerable controversy. What do these texts imply, and why are they provoking strong reactions?
A good domain is worth money – at times, a great deal of money. This has over the years led to certain practices concerning domains that would raise eyebrows. One of these is reverse domain hijacking. What is it exactly, and how can you guard yourself from it?
There are different methods to obtain a domain name. One of them is domain drop catching – registering a domain name once its registration has expired. How does it work and where lies the danger for you?
Our tiny country is a frontrunner for the adoption of the new Internet protocol IPv6: in July, 37.3% of all Internet traffic in our country went through IPv6. But what exactly is IPv6, and what is it used for?
Nearly every country has an organisation for the technical management of domain names with specific extensions (such as .be, .fr, .nl etc.). Such an organisation is known as ‘registry’ in the jargon. As the task of such a registry sounds rather vague, we provide a word of explanation.