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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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Keys to the Internet up for grabs at global summit

An international conference is underway, discussing the transition plan for Internet governance and how multiple "stakeholders" will play a role in that transition.

By April 22, 2014

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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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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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London is latest major city to get its own domain

London joins New York and Berlin today with a local top-level domain, .london, but concerns remain over the expense of new TLDs.

By April 29, 2014

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US official: The Internet can stand on its own now (Q&A)

Lawrence Strickling, who runs the US government's remaining oversight of the Internet, says it's time to relinquish that role. Snowden didn't push the issue, he tells CNET's Stephen Shankland.

By March 31, 2014

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US government begins loosening decades-old grip on the Internet

ICANN, eager to wean itself from the US Commerce Department, will set up the "multistakeholder" governance it has sought for overseeing the Internet's core workings.

By March 14, 2014

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New domain names, same old trademark problems

As Net addresses like .pink, .flights, and .coffee arrive, trademark holders have some new versions of old headaches. Canyon Bicycle prevailed to claim canyon.bike, though.

By March 25, 2014