Abuse & Brand Protection Trends in African TLDs

From my post on the iQ blog:

We’re all back from our summer vacations and once again busy producing new video interviews and podcasts with a variety of industry experts for your viewing and listening pleasure in the upcoming weeks and months!

To that end, I spoke recently with Daniel Greenberg, who is the Director, CEO, and Founder of Lexsynergy, a UK-based domain management and online brand protection specialist registrar with additional offices in Ireland, the USA, South Africa, and Australia. Some in our industry refer to such registrars as “corporate registrars.”

I’ve known Daniel and his company for several years, and from conversations at various industry events was aware of their particular expertise in dealing with African TLDs. (e.g. .ml – Mali; .ga – Gabon). As we are receiving abuse reports from our sources for a select group of African TLDs, I thought it would be a good time to catch up with Daniel and get his take on the latest concerning Internet usage, brand and IP protection issues, and abuse in African TLDs.

Just want to listen? Here’s the podcast version:

DNS Abuse Institute & NetBeacon | Guest: Graeme Bunton iQ Global Podcast

EPISODE 16: Pinky Brand, SVP at iQ, speaks with Graeme Bunton, Director at PIR's DNS Abuse Institute about their mission, their NetBeacon tool, and other initiatives to assist the industry in fighting DNS abuse. This interview was recorded live in person on 10 May 2022 during Nordic Domain Days in Stockholm, Sweden.
  1. DNS Abuse Institute & NetBeacon | Guest: Graeme Bunton
  2. Industry Chat | Guest: Michele Neylon
  3. A Female Perspective on the Domain Industry | Guest: Mou Mukherjee
  4. What's new with Abuse Manager v2.0 | Guest: LG Forsberg
  5. How .BANK addresses the Cybersecurity Problem | Guest: Drew Schiff

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I publish to three blogs. One (PinkysEye.com) is related to my lifelong interest in photography, video, travel, and telling stories. The second (PinkyBrand.com) addresses my experiences and opinions in the domain name industry, where I’ve spent the better part of the last 25 years at the registry and registrar levels. The third (iq.global/blog) shares knowledge and updates from iQ Global AS regarding cybersecurity, business intelligence, DNS abuse, DevOps and consulting for the domain name and hosting industries.

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