The internet address system gatekeeper, independent after a split from the US government, is now in a phase where "the grassroots are in charge," its top executive said Tuesday.
On Saturday, the U.S. government plans to cede control of some of the internet's core systems—namely, the directories that help web browsers and apps know where to find the latest weather, maps and Facebook musings.
Officials say Miami will become the third U.S. city to have a dedicated Internet domain name.
Did the website address you just went to really end with ".vegas" instead of ".com"?
The singer Taylor Swift, Microsoft Corp. and Harvard University are among those buying up .porn and .adult Web suffixes as a pre-emptive move before those domain names become available this summer.
It's taken just a few decades for the Internet to sweep the globe as an economic, cultural, and political force. The question now is how and by whom should this border-spanning technology be governed. John Savage, professor ...
Plans to transfer control of Internet overseer ICANN from US hands to a globally representative body could be jeopardised unless a deal is reached before the 2016 US elections, the group's chief warned Monday.
The head of the Internet overseer ICANN conceded Thursday that the United States may have to extend its control over the group beyond September as governments bicker over a replacement regulatory regime.
The private agency that acts as a gatekeeper for the Internet on Wednesday said that hackers tricked their way into its computers.
Companies and lovers of the City of Lights snapped up 6,600 ".paris" Internet domain names in a mere two hours on Tuesday, far exceeding expectations.