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2005-08-17 13:27:25

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The group that oversees Internet domain names said on Wednesday it had postponed a decision to set up a special .xxx domain for sex sites that has drawn opposition from conservative activists. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, was scheduled to hear the proposal on Tuesday but postponed its decision until September 15 after the U.S. Commerce Department asked for more time to hear objections. In a letter dated August 11, the...


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2013-02-09 10:00:20

Image Credit: Photos.com The top-level domain (TLD) refers to the highest level in the Domain Name System of the internet. It is the last part of the domain name. For example, in www.example.com,  .com is the TLD. Domain names are not case sensitive so .COM works the same as .com. The management of most TLDs are assigned by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which operates the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) and maintains the DNS root zone. The...

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