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DNSSEC protocol to plant security at Net's roots

The protocol will guarantee the authenticity of the mechanism that converts human-friendly Internet addresses to the IP numeric address system.

By July 15, 2010


Shorter .uk web addresses to join .co.uk and fight malware

Domain name honcho Nominet proposes shorter domains ending in .uk instead of .co.uk, complete with extra security features.

By October 1, 2012


Startup proposes a safer Internet locale via a '.secure' domain

Security researcher envisions a top-level domain designed with security in mind for safer Web browsing.

By May 11, 2012


FCC chairman calls on ISPs to help fight cyber attacks

Cyber security is a growing problem that threatens the U.S. economy, and FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski says broadband providers can help protect the public.

By February 22, 2012


How SOPA would affect you: FAQ

CNET takes an in-depth look at the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act, backed by Hollywood and opposed by the largest Web companies and civil liberties groups.

By January 18, 2012


White House calls for care with SOPA, other antipiracy measures

Obama administration issues statement about stance on Stop Online Piracy Act and other pending antipiracy legislation, saying that while the administration recognizes need for laws that fight online piracy, it's wary of laws that could lead to censorship, cybersecurity problems, a quashing of innovation, and other issues.

By January 14, 2012


Vint Cerf: Internet access isn't a human right

One of the "fathers of the Internet" says that the Web is an "enabler of rights," but not an actual right.

By January 5, 2012


How SOPA's 'circumvention' ban could put a target on Tor

Hollywood-backed Stop Online Piracy Act goes further than earlier versions and targets software that can "bypass" or "circumvent" anti-piracy blocks. The Tor Project worries it could be at risk.

By December 21, 2011


Vint Cerf: SOPA means 'unprecedented censorship' of the Web

Vint Cerf, the legendary computer scientist known as one of the fathers of the Internet, warns Rep. Lamar Smith that his bill will be ineffective and dangerous.

By December 15, 2011


SOPA attracts plenty of supporters during House debate

Controversial Hollywood-backed copyright bill is embraced by majority of a House of Representatives committee. A vote may happen tomorrow.

By December 15, 2011