28 Aug '13, 9pm

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Adding Registry Lock service to a domain name prevents unauthorized name server changes. Yesterday the nameservers for The New York Times’ NYTimes.com domain name were altered, allegedly by the Syrian Electronic Army, which led to some internet users not being able to access the company’s website. The New York Times could have easily prevented this from happening at a cost of under $50 a month. All it needed to do was add a product called Registry Lock to its domain name registration. As a bit of background, there are two parties that play a key role with .com domain names. One is the domain name registrar, such as GoDaddy or Melbourne IT. The other is Verisign, which manages the registry for .com domains. Domain name registrants don’t deal directly with Verisign. Registrants instead request changes to their domains through their domain name registrar. For example, if I wa...

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2013/08/28/new-york-times-syria...

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