“.Org” domain management rights sold to private company

Many non-profit organizations use “.org” as part of their domain name. The Public Interest Registry, which manages “.org”, has recently confirmed its sale to a private company. The network immediately caused a great response, and the biggest reason was the impact on the price of domain names. As early as June, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers decided to abolish the price ceiling for “.org”, which caused a lot of controversy at that time. Management rights are now sold to private companies, and the representative price may be determined entirely by a company. As another factor, most of the pages that currently use “.org” as part of their URLs are non-profit groups. The suitability of handing over “.org” to a private company is also a focus. Now, non-profit groups have initiated joint signings online, hoping to withdraw the relevant transactions.

Firefox’s verification system has problems, making all add-ons unavailable

Firefox allows users installing add-ons to add extra functionality. Many Firefox users have installed add-ons to meet their needs. To ensure browser security, Firefox includes a verification system that checks if the add-on you are using has been verified for security. However, Firefox has a system problem that causes most of the add-on components to fail this verification after May 4. By default, Firefox will disable add-ons that fail validation, resulting in almost no add-ons can be used. Firefox has introduced a version that fixes this issue. Users who need to use add-ons can update Firefox and resolve the issue.

W3C announces the formal inclusion of the passwordless login mechanism “WebAuthn” into the web standard

Many users of network services have encountered problems due to passwords. And because of the advancement of the times, the security of passwords is becoming unreliable. In recent years, the online world has been constantly seeking a new and non-password-based user authentication method, and now it seems that there is finally a formal answer. The W3C, which is responsible for the Internet standard, recently announced that they have determined all the standards for Web Authentication (WebAuthn) and officially incorporated WebAuthn into the web standard. Under this new standard, users can use their fingerprints or their mobile phones to log in to a supported website without entering any password. Because W3C has started to recommend browsers and websites to support WebAuthn in the past year, some websites have already add login methods using WebAuthn. Now WebAuthn has officially become the network authentication standard. I believe that more websites will support WebAuthn’s …