News tagged with domain name system

Internet set for change with non-English addresses

(AP) -- The Internet is set to undergo one of the biggest changes in its four-decade history with the expected approval this week of international domain names - or addresses - that can be written in languages ...

dateOct 26, 2009 in Internet
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".Oops": Glitch forces extension for new suffixes

You're probably familiar with ".com" and ".org." How about ".oops"? A technical glitch forced the abrupt shutdown of a system for letting companies and organizations propose new Internet domain name suffixes. The Internet ...

dateApr 13, 2012 in Internet
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Internet domain name expansion comes under fire

A plan to expand the number of Internet domain names came under fire in the US Congress on Thursday, a day after the head of the Federal Trade Commission said it could potentially be a "disaster."

dateDec 08, 2011 in Internet
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Internet name 'revolution' hits doubts

The body that polices Internet registrations will on Thursday launch a domain name "revolution" in the face of the concerns of global bodies ranging from the United Nations to the US Congress.

dateJan 10, 2012 in Internet
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Answers to your questions about massive cyberattack

Here are some answers to questions about perhaps the biggest cyberattack ever, which recently targeted Spamhaus, an anti-spam group based in Geneva and London. It ended up slowing down or blocking access to numerous Interne ...

dateMar 29, 2013 in Internet
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EU prizewinning researchers decongest the internet

The Internet has become part of our everyday lives, in ways we would never have imagined 30 years ago, but how often do we pause and think about the how and why of getting online? A team of EU-funded Spanish researchers are ...

dateFeb 02, 2012 in Internet
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Website address 'revolution' back in motion

The Internet domain name "revolution" was back in action on Tuesday with the agency in charge of website addresses once again taking applications for online neighborhoods breaking the ".com" mold.

dateMay 22, 2012 in Internet
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ICANN targets May 22 to resume name expansion

(AP) -- The organization behind a major expansion of Internet address suffixes hopes to resume taking proposals on May 22 following a technical glitch that shut down its computer system for weeks. ...

dateMay 09, 2012 in Internet
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