Stakeholders meet in Singapore Monday to discuss the future of the Internet after the US said it will hand over stewardship of its technical operations to a global group including businesses and governments.
The US government announced Friday it was giving up its key role overseeing the Internet's technical operations, handing over those functions to "the global multi-stakeholder community."
A high-ranking US senator urged Internet regulators Wednesday to pull the plug on a proposed online neighborhood for website addresses ending in ".sucks."
New online neighborhoods open Wednesday when a US company starts offering Web addresses ending in ".guru," ".bike"—and even ".singles."
On the Internet, .com is about to get some more company. Seven new Web domains including .bike, .guru and .clothing are scheduled to be released Wednesday, the first of hundreds of online address extensions expected to become ...
(AP)—The British capital has won approval to use the .london domain, making it one of a growing number of major cities which claim their own chunk of the World Wide Web.
The first-ever non-Latin language website address domains are on their way, the Internet's overlords said Wednesday.
Brazil, which has slammed massive US electronic spying on its territory, said Wednesday it would host a global summit on Internet governance in April.
The agency in charge of website addresses passed a major milestone Friday on the path to broadening the world of domain names by the end of this year.
(AP)—The agency that oversees Internet domain names says it will open a satellite office in China, home of the world's largest Internet population.