Domain name group plans satellite office in China
(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.
Reviewing the work of one of the greatest beetle collectors: Napoleon's General Dejean
Two Canadian scientists have undertaken the challenging task to bring up to date the catalogues written by one of the most passionate collectors of beetles, Coleoptera, in the 19th century, Pierre Dejean. Dr. Yves Bousquet and Dr. Pat ...
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 ...
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.
15 minutes of fame? Study finds true fame isn't fleeting
True fame isn't fleeting. That's what a team of researchers led by McGill University's Eran Shor and Stony Brook University's Arnout van de Rijt conclude in a new study that appears in the April issue of the American Sociological Re ...
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, ...
Mid-2013 expansion for Internet names targeted (Update)
Hundreds of Internet address suffixes to rival ".com" should be available for people and businesses to use by the end of the year, the head of an Internet oversight agency said Monday.
Facebook wins German court fight on fake names ban
(AP)—Facebook has won a court battle against a German privacy watchdog that challenged the social networking site's policy requiring users to register with their real names.
Chemists set up web site to crowd source chemical reaction validation
Researchers find blocking Internet pirating sites is not effective
China requires Internet users to register names (Update)
China's government tightened Internet controls Friday with approval of a law that requires users to register their names after a flood of online complaints about official abuses rattled Communist Party leaders.
China tightening controls on Internet
China's new communist leaders are increasing already tight controls on Internet use and electronic publishing following a spate of embarrassing online reports about official abuses.
Facebook rejects German demand to allow fake names
Facebook says it won't comply with a German privacy watchdog's demand to let users register with fake names.
Confusion on Internet future after UN treaty split
The freewheeling, unregulated Internet seemed to survive a push for new rules at a UN treaty meeting, but the collapse of talks leaves unanswered questions about the Web's future.