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Does the price for a .sucks domain suck? FTC asked to decide

Technically Incorrect: Taylor Swift and Apple have already registered to protect themselves before the new domain rolls out. But is it just another way to make money? Is there some justification for a .sucks domain?

By April 10, 2015


Google Apps bug exposes some users' personal info

A defect in Google's business software exposed e-mail addresses, mailing addresses and phone numbers of some users, making them potentially vulnerable to phishing schemes.

By March 13, 2015


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


2014 welcomes the Net's new names: .beer, .farm, .nyc and much more

New Web and email address options exploded this year with 469 new top-level domain names. Next year, Google, Amazon and 10 others will bid for rights to oversee .app.

By December 19, 2014


From .coffee to .email to .xyz: The Web's crazy new reality is here

Dot-com? How quaint. A smorgasbord of new Net domains has arrived, with hundreds more on the way. There's opportunity aplenty, but lots of trademark hassles, too.

By October 13, 2014


Amazon beats Google to the punch on .buy with $4.6M purchase

Amazon now owns the .buy top-level domain. How exactly the company will use it remains to be seen.

By September 18, 2014


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


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


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


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