The world's "most valuable" Internet domain name, sex.com, went up for grabs on Thursday having fetched 12 million dollars in 2006, a German firm handling the sale said Thursday.
(AP) -- Porn sites are closer to getting their own address on the Internet.
XXX now officially marks the spot for dirty sites on the Internet.
(AP) -- Coming soon to the Internet: website addresses that end in ".bank," ".Vegas" and ".Canon."
Bidding will begin this week for words and brand names such as ".sport," ".NYC" and ".bank" to join ".com" as online monikers.
(AP) -- Porn Web sites can't park themselves at a ".xxx" address quite yet.
(AP) -- The parent company of GoDaddy.com, a top registrar of Internet domain names, has been sold to a group of private investment firms for $2.25 billion, a person familiar with the transaction told The Associated Press.
Mozilla, the non-profit developer of the Firefox Web browser, is holding off on complying with a government request to remove a software tool meant to circumvent federal efforts at curbing Internet piracy.
US authorities on Wednesday announced the disabling of a vast network of virus-infected computers used by cyber criminals to steal millions of dollars.
Internet specialists gathered in Colombia Thursday called for the creation of an ".xxx" domain for pornographic websites, saying it would make it easier to police them.