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Internet domain regulators on Monday quelled fears by several bodies, including the United Nations, that a planned expansion of website addresses could cause severe problems, stating that safeguards for the system had been set in place.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) who determines who gets to manage the Top Level Domain names - such as .com, .net and others - is planning to accept applications for an increased number of domain name options.
Universities across the U.S. are scooping up .xxx website addresses in a bid to secure important addresses and prevent adult content providers from associating themselves with various school trademarks.
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