News tagged with internet domain name

Cybersquatting cases reach record in 2012

The number of cases of alleged cybersquatting handled by the World Intellectual Property Organisation jumped five percent to reach a record 2,884 last year, the head of the UN agency said Thursday.

dateMar 28, 2013 in Internet
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Authors oppose Amazon control of .book websites

Groups representing US authors and publishers called Monday on the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers to deny online retailer Amazon exclusive rights to websites ending with .book, .author, or .read.

dateMar 11, 2013 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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