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Amazon's Jeff Bezos finally lands the rights to use .amazon domain name
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos finally lands the rights to use .amazon domain name

Back in 2012, Amazon applied for ".amazon" and two internationalized versions of the name.

US government to transfer control of Internet to ICANN today
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US government to transfer control of Internet to ICANN today

A long-planned transfer of the internet's technical management from the U.S. government to a global community of stakeholders is expected to take place on Saturday despite last-minute attempts by conservative politicians and officials to delay the changeover.

US takes concrete step to give up control of Internet Addresses
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US takes concrete step to give up control of Internet Addresses

The U.S. government is taking a key step in relinquishing control of the internet's addressing system, fulfilling a promise made in the 1990s.

Internet set to cut cord with US government this year
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Internet set to cut cord with US government this year

A plan to end a key US government oversight role on the Internet is on track for completion this year, the head of the online address gatekeeper said, in a symbolic move towards asserting the independence of the web.

US plan to cede internet domain control on track: Icann
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US plan to cede internet domain control on track: Icann

A controversial Obama administration plan to cede oversight of the non-profit that manages the Internet's infrastructure is on track to gain government approval by next year's presidential elections, the organization's chief said in an interview.

Internet should be open to all, says Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Internet should be open to all, says Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Terming India as an important player in Internet governance, Telecom MinisterRavi Shankar Prasad said the future architecture of the Web should not be a prerogative of a few and should be open to all.

Indian govt launches local registry for faster, cheaper purchase of IP addresses
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Indian govt launches local registry for faster, cheaper purchase of IP addresses

Acquiring an Internet Protocol (IP) address is all set to be faster and cheaper in the country with the official launch of the National Internet Registry (NIR)

Custom suffixes like .vegas, .vacation and .like to be available by year end
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Custom suffixes like .vegas, .vacation and .like to be available by year end

Hundreds of Internet address suffixes to rival '.com' should be available for people and businesses to use by the end of the year, the head of an Internet oversight agency...

Internet domain body names new chief executive
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Internet domain body names new chief executive

The organisation that oversees Internet domain names has appointed a new chief executive, who will have to take on some of the major challenges facing the ...

Indian domains on ICANN's list include .dabur, .Indians and .hdfc
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Indian domains on ICANN's list include .dabur, .Indians and .hdfc

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers released a list yesterday, which included ...

Amazon, Google join rush for new Web real estate
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Amazon, Google join rush for new Web real estate

An unprecedented land grab for new Web addresses began in earnest on Wednesday with fierce competition for new internet real estate including .app, .blog ...

Public registrations for .XXX domain open today
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Public registrations for .XXX domain open today

Early this year, we had reported about the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), ...

ICANN to Bring in New Web Domain Suffixes Next Year
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ICANN to Bring in New Web Domain Suffixes Next Year

Icann's new decision has opened a fresh new chapter in the history of web domain suffixes.

Microsoft Collaborates With Industry To Disrupt Conficker Worm
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Microsoft Collaborates With Industry To Disrupt Conficker Worm

Microsoft has announced a $250,000 reward for information that results in the arrest and conviction of those responsible for illegally launching the Conficker malicious code on the Internet.

ICANN Renews Contract with Dept of Commerce
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ICANN Renews Contract with Dept of Commerce

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has renewed its 5 year contract with the US Department of Commerce, putting rest to sp...