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The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers on Friday appointed former US cybersecurity chief Rod Beckstrom as its new chief executive and president.
WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) is pleased with the overall support for reviewing the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers' (ICANN) accountability, transparency, and efficacy as expressed by members present at Chairman Boucher's House Committee on Energy and Commerce's Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet hearing on Thursday. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070724/DCTU006LOGO)...
On Monday, Paul Twomey, chief executive of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), announced that he will step down later this year.
By LOS ANGELES TIMES In addition to the likes of .com and .net, the Internet might soon have Web addresses ending in .fun, .cars and .prettymuchanythingyouwant.
Sweeping changes to the Internet's addressing system, approved at a meeting in Paris on June 26, could mean the Internet as we know it may never look the same. In a unanimous vote, the Internet Corp.
By Michelle Kessler SAN FRANCISCO -- Get ready for ".nyc" and ".ebay." Starting in early 2009, almost any word will be able to replace ".com" in a Web page address. That opens the door for addresses such as www.restaurants.sanfrancisco or www.books.amazon.
Internet regulators in Paris who oversee online addresses accepted a plan that would open the door to untold numbers of new URLs, the regulators said.
A key issue on the agenda at a U.N. meeting is finding a way for ICANN to extract itself finally from oversight by the U.S. Commerce Dept., a move that even some of the U.S.'s closest allies, including Canada and Italy, now support.
Internet regulators meeting in France said they will vote this week on relaxing rules on the use of top level domain names such as .com.
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