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Five hot tips for cyber squatting

Five hot tips for cyber squatting

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Domains, domains, domains. Who doesn't wish they could go back to the pioneering days of the Internet, pick up few money making URLs and do some cyber squatting old school style in one of the few get rich quick schemes that actually worked? Well, those... >>

Web bosses delay .xxx decision

Web bosses delay .xxx decision

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Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN as it's known to its friends, has announced that it's postponing a decision on whether websites will be able to register a .xxx domain until June Proponents of the creation of the domain say... >>

Non-English domain names approaching

Non-English domain names approaching

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The Internet for the non-western world could be set for a major upheaval next week as ICANN - theĀ Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers - meets in Seoul to discuss the possibility of allowing non-Latin characters to be used in web addresses.... >>

ICANN approves major top-level domain name changes

ICANN approves major top-level domain name changes

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After 6 years of discussion, the Internet's regulator, Icann, has voted unanimously to change the strict rules on "top-level" domain names. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has okayed the new regulations that will see generic top-level... >>

.xxx domain suffix rejected

.xxx domain suffix rejected

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Plans to create an internet domain name specifically for pornographic websites have been rejected seven years after they were first proposed. ICANN members, the body that looks after domain addresses on the web, said that approving the domain extension... >>

Battle over .xxx domain not over yet

Battle over .xxx domain not over yet

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ICM Registry, the company behind the unsuccessful bid for a .xxx domain for internet pornography, is to take the United States government to court over the issue. Earlier this month, a proposal for the creation of the .xxx domain was turned down for fear... >>

Icann votes against .xxx domain

Icann votes against .xxx domain

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It was supposed to give web users a greater understanding of what was and what wasn't suitable content, however it appears that the .xxx domain tag that was to be used by the porn industry has been put on hold, indefinitely. The board of ICANN, the international... >>