(AP) -- There's another delay in efforts to create hundreds of Internet address suffixes to join ".com" and others in use.
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.
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."
(AP) -- The organization in charge of Internet domain names has selected a Chinese scholar as vice president for Asia.
XXX now officially marks the spot for dirty sites on the Internet.
Pornography dealers can start registering on the industry's own exclusive .xxx web domain on Wednesday following its approval by an international regulatory body earlier this year, the domain operator said.
The head of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the global body which manages the technical infrastructure of the Web, has announced he will not seek another term.
(AP) -- Steve Crocker, who as a UCLA grad student in the late `60s helped develop the foundation for the Internet today, is the new chairman of the organization responsible for the Internet's address system.
The decision to open the Internet to a flood of Web addresses ending in anything from company names to social movements could prove a boon to search engines.
A quarter-century after the creation of ".com," the agency that assigns Internet addresses is loosening its rules and allowing suffixes named after brands, hobbies, political causes and just about anything else.