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Internet to be thrown open to new names


June 20th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) The body that controls internet domain names Monday agreed to open up the naming system so that any organisation with enough cash can apply to create ... Read more...

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.xxx adult web addresses now online


April 19th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Pornography-only suffix - .xxx - is now part of the Domain Name System (DNS) and the first addresses like porn.xxx, sex.xxx and xxx.xxx are being ... Read more...

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Pornography websites with ‘.xxx’ addresses open for business


April 19th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): After ICANN approved the .xxx domain name for pornographic websites, the new pornography-only suffix has been added to the Domain Name System, better known for .com, .gov, .net ... Read more...

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Obama administration disappointed with ICANN’s approval of .xxx domain


March 19th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): President Barack Obama's administration has expressed its disappointment over the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) giving its approval for an .xxx sex domain.ICANN, the ... Read more...

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ICANN gives its final approval to sex domain .xxx


March 19th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has given its final approval to the creation of an .xxx domain dedicated to pornography.The approval has put an ... Read more...

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Last five blocks of Internet addresses to be shared


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): The current pool of Internet addresses is running out with the last five blocks set to be distributed to regional agencies.In the early hours of February 1, the ... Read more...

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Do Porn sites need a new top-level domain?


June 28th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Internet sites have been grouped into several domains. For example education sites are grouped under one domain 'edu'.Websites that offer adult content may soon be grouped under ... Read more...

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Porn Sites Can Use .XXX As Domain Names


June 28th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The ICANN meeting on Thursday decided on the use of .xxx for websites containing sexually graphic elements. The meeting was held in Brussels and ... Read more...

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ICANN Approves New Domain For Porn Sites


June 28th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The company which oversees web addresses has given green signal to establish a new suffix for websites that contain only pornographic materials. The Internet Corporation for ... Read more...

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Internet bosses approve .xxx Internet address for porn websites


June 25th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The company that oversees Internet addresses on Friday approved the .xxx top-level domain after a long battle by the online red-light district.ICM Registry had called on the Internet ... Read more...

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Creators of .xxx porn web domain seek decision on site’s fate


May 7th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): The group that created a web domain solely for adult content has demanded for a decision to be made about the fate of their .xxx address.Net regulator Icann ... Read more...

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Greens to have exclusive Internet domain name


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Very soon, the global green community will have its very own domain name on the Internet, according to the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). The Internet Corporation for ... Read more...

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Sex industry fears “.xxx” domain would create porn ‘ghetto’


March 11th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 11 (ANI): The proposed setting up of a ".xxx" domain name has caused an uproar in the adult sex industry, as it fears it would be the first step towards ... Read more...

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Plans for porn Internet domain name ‘dot.xxx’ revisited


March 10th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 10 (ANI): Officials are looking to give the go ahead to a plan to create an Internet domain specifically for adult websites.The net's governing body (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names ... Read more...

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Dhaka seeks easier browsing in Bengali on the Internet


February 22nd, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 22 (IANS) Bangladesh has filed an application with the global internet body to facilitate easier browsing on the net in Bengali. Prime minister Sheikh Hasina filed the formal ... Read more...

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Internet oversight group approves non-Latin domain names


October 31st, 2009 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Oct 31 (DPA) The organisation that oversees the internet has authorised the use of non-Latin characters in domain names in a move that should help the web grow around the ... Read more...

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Web addresses become multilingual


October 30th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 30 (DPA) Plans are in motion to create fully "internationalised" Web addresses - those completely in non-Latin scripts like Korean or Arabic, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, ... Read more...

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GoDaddy.com Superbowl ad 2009


February 2nd, 2009 - 11:14 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
An Internet domain registrar and web hosting company, which also sells e-business related software and services, currently the largest ICANN; accredited registrar in the world, and is three times the size of ... Read more...

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Move over .com and get ready for .sex, .hotel or .sports


June 27th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): Come 2009, and almost any word will be able to replace ".com" in a Web page address thanks to a decision made by the organization that manages ... Read more...

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New algorithm weeds out malicious look-alike Internet domains


May 18th, 2008 - 10:04 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Experts at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed an algorithm that can check whether a proposed domain, the last part of an Internet ... Read more...

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‘Dot-asia domain name leads to business image makeover’


March 12th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, March 12 (IANS) The selling of domain names has been receiving a bit of an image makeover with the launch of dot-asia. "As a not-for-profit organisation from Asia and for Asia, ... Read more...

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