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  1. Google, Amazon Among ICANN Applicants For .music Domain

    June 13, 2012 12:25 PM EDT Eight groups, including Google and Amazon, have submitted applications with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to be the exclusive operator of the .music domain. Five difference groups have applied for .tickets and doz ...

  2. Fight Over .Music Domain Approvals Continue

    August 02, 2011 5:54 PM EDT The music industry still has concerns about the potential creation of a .music top-level domain name. This time, they're taking their case to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, an agency of the Department of Comme ...

  3. ICANN Ruling Makes .Music Domain Name a Step Closer to Reality

    June 20, 2011 2:50 PM EDT The road towards establishing a .music Internet domain name took a significant step forward with ICANN-the international body governing Internet registries-approving the a program to dramatically expand the types of domain names available. The mos ...

  4. What Apple's Move to Control iCloud Domain and Trademark Signals

    June 02, 2011 11:54 AM EDT Apple earlier this week made the highly unusual move of forecasting the topics of Steve Jobs' keynote at next week's Worldwide Developers Conference, causing many to askā€¦ why? The answer, or at least part of it, lies in Apple's desi ...

  5. Constantine Roussos Guest Post: How .music Will Save the Industry

    February 15, 2011 2:33 PM EST Editor's Note: Constantine Roussos is the entrepreneur behind the proposed .music top-level domain name initiative. His effort began in 2001, when his business plan for .music won top prize at the USC Entrepreneur Program. He's since bec ...

  6. .Music Domain Debate Is About Control, Not Opposition

    January 26, 2011 5:23 PM EST As with any debate over the music industry's reaction to any kind of online advancement, the hubbub over the .music domain registry is rife with inaccuracies and confusion. On Jan. 5, that ugly head again reared based on a letter sent by 15 n ...

  7. MySpace Wins Cyber-Squatting Case

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The World Intellectual Property Organization has ruled in favor of MySpace in a cyber-squatting case. The social networking service originally filed a complaint with the Geneva-based patents and IP authority last December over a disputed domain na ...

  8. Jamster Owner Wins Domain-Name Case

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Geneva-based World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has ruled in favor of VeriSign Inc. after the company took legal action against E-Promote for using a similar domain name to host a "link farm." VeriSign, owners of mobile ...

  9. ICANN OKs New Domains

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Internet's key oversight agency approved a domain name for the Catalan language Sept. 15 while deferring final action on creating a red-light district on the Internet through a ".xxx" suffix. NEW YORK (AP) -- The Internet's ...

  10. Internet Body Postpones Decision On Sex Domain

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The group that oversees Internet domain names said Aug. 17 it had postponed a decision to set up a special .xxx domain for sex sites that has drawn opposition from conservative activists. WASHINGTON, D.C. (Reuters) -- The group that oversees Inter ...