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Porn sites closer to .xxx Web address (Update)

(AP) -- It may soon be easier to block Internet porn: The agency that controls domain names said Friday it will consider adding .xxx to the list of suffixes people and companies can pick when establishing ...

dateJun 25, 2010 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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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 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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Multilingual web address system approved

The nonprofit body that oversees Internet addresses approved Friday the use of Hebrew, Hindi, Korean and other scripts not based on Latin characters in a decision that could make the Web dramatically more ...

dateOct 30, 2009 in Internet
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Global agency reconsiders '.xxx' for porn sites

(AP) -- A global Internet oversight agency is reopening discussions about whether to create a ".xxx" domain name as an online red-light district where porn sites can set up shop away from the wandering eyes ...

dateMar 10, 2010 in Internet
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