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'.Apple' among proposed Internet suffixes

Top-level domains, the part of an Internet address after the "dot", are in for a big change. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers -- ICANN -- is allowing companies to use their brand name for as a suffix if they pay a hefty premium. AP is reporting that Apple is one of the comp...

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The real .mac opens up with new regulations

ICANN, the ruling body for Internet domain naming, has voted to relax a few rules that will supposedly open up a whole slew of top-level domain names, multiple news sources are reporting. They haven't exactly said why they're doing this, only that it will "preserve the security, stability, and globa...

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