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Internet Overhaul Wins Approval

Discussion in 'The Lounge - Off Topic' started by GiddyG, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. GiddyG

    GiddyG Terabyte Poster Gold Member

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    The BBC reports:

    "A complete overhaul of the way in which people navigate the internet has been given the go-ahead in Paris.
    The net's regulator, Icann, voted unanimously to relax the strict rules on so-called "top-level" domain names, such as .com or .uk. The decision means that companies could turn brands into web addresses, while individuals could use their names."

    Read the whole article here...
     
  2. BosonMichael
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    BosonMichael Yottabyte Poster

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    Yeeeeah... I see disaster written ALL over this one.
     
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    WIP: Just about everything!
  3. NightWalker

    NightWalker Gigabyte Poster

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    Yep, they need to keep the TLDs properly regulated.
     
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  4. sunn

    sunn Gigabyte Poster

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    Agreed...
    I'm a bit surprised at this :ohmy
     
  5. TimoftheC

    TimoftheC Kilobyte Poster

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    Hehe - didn't know this bit: -
    If there suddenly gonna be another four and half billion on the net, will that affect my download times?
     
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