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ICANN CEO sets off explosion of new Internet names (Q&A)

Next week, ICANN opens the Internet up to new domains like .ski, .sexy, and .berlin -- and Fadi Chehade has to handle people unhappy with the change. Also: time for the US to let go of its Net oversight?

By January 28, 2014

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ICANN: No dotless domains for you, Google

The organization in charge of a major overhaul of Internet addresses passes a resolution prohibiting so-called dotless domain names.

By August 16, 2013

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ICANN to shift around top-level execs

Some top-level job changes are in store for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers come July 1.

By June 7, 2013

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ICANN allows hundreds of new Internet domain suffixes

In the biggest expansion of Web address suffixes since ".com," ICANN approves foreign language, brand name, regional, and generic monikers.

By February 25, 2013

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ICANN's next decision: Deleting the dot from new domains?

"Dotless" top-level domains accessed by going to "http://news" or "http://music" are likely to be off-limits for technical reasons. ICANN is accepting comments through Sunday.

By September 19, 2012

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China gets nod from ICANN for 2013 confab

The next big meeting of the group that administers the Internet will take place in Beijing, in a bid to win over one-fourth of the Net's users.

By June 25, 2012

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ICANN replaces CEO, head of massive domain-name change

The organization in charge of doling out Internet domain names and addresses picks Fadi Chehade as its new CEO -- and replaces the head of a mammoth domain-name expansion.

By June 22, 2012

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Whoops! ICANN makes domain applicants' personal info public

Agency that oversees oversees the assignment of Web domains published postal addresses from applications by mistake.

By June 15, 2012

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Will we get a .lol or .google? ICANN's answer due June 13

The organization says it received over 1,900 applications for new generic top-level domains, from big companies, startups, geographical locales, and more.

By June 6, 2012

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ICANN extends Net domain application date -- again

Meantime, some big players, including Go Daddy and Demand Media, are revealing their bets on a world beyond dot-com.

By May 9, 2012