gTLD-MoU The international framework in which policies for the administration and enhancement of the Internet's generic Domain Name System (DNS) are developed and deployed.
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The Register - Cracking down on cyberspace land grabs Reports on an IP-block hijacking when "Los Angeles County had been hit by a growing type of hi-tech fraud, in which large, and usually dormant, segments of the Internet's address space are taken away from their registered users through an elaborate shell game of forged letters, ephemeral domain names and anonymous corporate fronts." (June 11, 2003)
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