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GoDaddy goes for $100M IPO

After more than 15 years of being in business, the massive Web hosting company files for an initial public offering.

By June 9, 2014

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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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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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GoDaddy buys domain name reseller Afternic

As ICANN looks to expand the use of different domain extensions, GoDaddy looks to cash in even more on domain name reselling.

By September 19, 2013

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Congressman endorses data retention law, then backs away

A key Republican politician alarmed lobbyists trying to update a 1986 electronic privacy law by suggesting a data retention requirement should be attached. Then his aides said he misspoke.

By March 19, 2013

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Senator disputes Aaron Swartz's SOPA, Protect IP role

Senate Judiciary spokeswoman denies that a meeting between a committee aide and the late activist Aaron Swartz led to the creation of the anti-SOPA advocacy group Demand Progress.

By January 22, 2013

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Russia demands broad UN role in Net governance, leak reveals

commentary Leaked document from upcoming treaty negotiations reveals Russia wants transfer of authority over Net to national governments. The U.N.'s increasingly shrill denials are ringing ever more hollow.

By November 16, 2012

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The next Internet landgrab: dot-orgs

The registry that runs the .org name extension is getting ready to auction its most valuable names -- one and two character names such as a.org or z.org

By October 10, 2012

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Twitter outage caused by human error, domain briefly yanked

CNET has learned a Twitter outage that left millions of users fuming when they couldn't click on links came from an unlikely source: a "phishing complaint" sent to an Australian firm.

By October 8, 2012

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GoDaddy offers users one month credit following service outage

The company is giving customers the credit for one month of service after an outage brought down a slew of hosted sites on Monday.

By September 12, 2012