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  • Who should run the Internet?

    Who should run the Internet?
    One of the technological marvels of the Internet is that it acts as a unified system, despite the fact that it's a global collection of disparate computer and communications networks. That's thanks in part to the use of a common address book administered by a nonprofit organization created and overseen by the U.S. government. Now, the Obama administration says the time has come to remove Washington's oversight, leaving the U.S. government with no greater influence over how the Internet operates than any other country has. That's a risky step, yet one that seems unavoidable. And if the transition is handled the right way, it may actually reduce the risk that governments will impose rules that Balkanize the Net.
  • U.S. to give up control of making policy for the Web

    U.S. to give up control of making policy for the Web
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Amid growing international concern over U.S. control of the Internet, the federal government plans to relinquish control of policy making for the Web to the “global Internet community.” The U.S. Commerce Department said...

    7 new Web domains to be released

    7 new Web domains to be released
    On the Internet, .com is about to get some more company. Seven new Web domains including .bike, .guru and .clothing are scheduled to be released Wednesday, the first of hundreds of online address extensions expected to become available over the next few...

    Restaurants in November had best performance in five months

     
    Restaurants in November turned in their best performance in five months and are looking forward to solid sales and a better economy in 2012, according to a major trade group.

    Go Daddy in talks to be bought, could fetch more than $2 billion

     
    Go Daddy Group Inc. is negotiating to sell itself for more than $2 billion to a private investment group led by KKR & Co. and Silverlake Partners. The talks were confirmed by a person familiar with the negotiations between the...