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InternetNZ
InternetNZ chief executive Jordan Carter announces departure
InternetNZ group chief executive officer Jordan Carter has announced he is stepping down after almost 20 years with the organisation. 
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Phishing
Shoppers warned against scams ahead of Black Friday, holiday shopping season
Almost a fifth of New Zealanders have experienced a scamming event when shopping online.
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Internet
Domain Name Commission seeks feedback on how it manages .nz domains
"This is a chance to have your say on how the Commission can best serve the sellers, buyers and service providers in the .nz domain name industry," DNC states.
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Cybersecurity
DIA to access info about .nz domain names
The information-sharing agreement aims to prevent and minimise behaviours that threaten a safe, secure and trusted .nz online environment.
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Privacy
Domain Name Commission wins lawsuit against US intelligence firm DomainTools
"The ruling temporarily puts to an end DomainTools’ bulk harvesting of .nz domain holders’ personal information and selling that data for a profit."
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.nz
Domain Name Commission & CERT NZ to share information about .nz cyber threats
The two agencies have agreed to share certain domain registration information so that they can ‘enhance’ cybersecurity in New Zealand.
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Privacy
Commissioners release privacy factsheet for .nz domain registrants
"Clearly, privacy matters to a number of individuals in the .nz domain name space," comments Domain Name Commissioner Brent Carey.
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Trade Me
CERT NZ's Advisory Board extended for another six months
“I’m pleased all existing Board members have agreed to stay on and advise CERT NZ as we work through the refresh of our cybersecurity action plan."
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Privacy
Privacy concerns spark contact address masking for .nz domain owners
New Zealand domain name owners can now use a free address masking option that can mask contract addresses and make them invisible from WHOIS.
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Cybersecurity
Government focuses on domain name security
The Department of Internal Affairs making changes to how it manages government website domain names.
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Cybersecurity
Feedback sought on proposed new approach to .nz domain name privacy
“Through the submission process, we're looking for interested parties to help guide us in striking an appropriate balance.”
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Domain Names
Domain Name Commission launches .nz WHOIS review
The commission is seeking comment on a number of matters, including why .nz data should or should not be collected and made public.