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Sometime on or after 31 Jan neowin.net was no longer accessible, as it had been suspended by our registrar for an inaccurate WHOIS, the problem was a no longer existing email address in our account. More...

.xxx domains get ICANN approval

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has given its final approval to create an Internet top-level domain specifically dedicated to pornography. According to the BBC, the decision ends 10 years of wrangling and... More...

World of Web Names Now Wide Open

Internet regulators voted to loosen restrictions on internet names, a move that could allow thousands of variations of suffixes beyond the basic .com or .ca. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) overwhelmingly... More...

Vint Cerf Steps Down as ICANN Chairman

In the 1970s, Vint Cerf played a leading role in developing the Internet's technical foundation. For the past seven years, he's faced the more daunting task of leading a key agency that oversees his creation.... More...

ICANN shoots down .xxx yet again

It looks as if the board of ICANN has quickly brought the revival of the .xxx domain idea to a standstill: in a meeting in Lisbon, the board voted down ICM Registry's proposal, 9 to... More...

ICANN Chokes off .xxx Porn Registry

Plans for an area of the internet dedicated to pornography were killed last night in a vote by overseeing organization ICANN. In a split 9-5 board decision, the organization acted ruthlessly, against its own previous... More...

IPv6 goes live at ICANN

ICANN, the U.S. body overseeing Web site allocations globally, has launched a new technology that will allow virtually unlimited Internet addresses, its chairman told Reuters on Tuesday. Vinton Cerf of the Internet... More...

Domain registrars sue ICANN, VeriSign

One day after being sued by VeriSign Inc. over delays in approving a new service for back-ordering Internet domain names, the organization that controls the Internet's domain naming system is now being sued by a... More...

VeriSign sues ICANN

Internet infrastructure company VeriSign Inc sued a domain-name oversight body on Thursday, saying it had overstepped its authority when it prevented VeriSign from introducing new Web-address services. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names... More...

ICANN approves new domains, reform

The group that oversees the Internet's traffic system said on Sunday it plans to approve a host of new address suffixes to join the likes of ".com" and ".org" over the coming year, and is... More...

ICANN drops directly elected board seats

The group that oversees Internet addresses finalized changes Thursday that end direct elections to its board of directors -- a move critics complain could make the group indifferent to ordinary users and hurt innovation. ... More...

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