The Last HITB Security Conference in Malaysia

Hands-on Technical Trainings - 13th & 14th October

Triple-Track Conference - 15th & 16th October


Capture the Flag - 15th & 16th October

HackWEEKDAY - 15th & 16th October

CommSec Village - 15th & 16th October


Governments register objections to .wtf, .islam and .baby TLDs

An international panel representing a selection of governments from around the world has registered more than 240 objections to proposed generic top level domains, including .wtf, .baby, and .islam.

The Governmental Advisory Committee has contacted each applicant directly with an Early Warning notice which generally asks for further information or requests clarification, but in some cases advises withdrawal of an application.

Maintaining a healthy online business ecosystem is a big consideration, so a number of the notices deal with terms relating to regulated market sectors (.finance, .casino, and .dental) and warn applicants that they must have safeguards in place to mitigate potential misuse and minimise the likelihood of harm to consumers.