Tons of Hackers Are Hanging Out in Old Soviet Cyberspace

The Internet is a huge place. Some parts of it are awesome, but others are...less so. And falling squarely in that latter category is the ancient .su domain, once the cyberhome of the Soviet Union. It's not exactly well maintained, or well policed, which is why more and more online criminals are using it as a hideout. » 6/01/13 12:00pm 6/01/13 12:00pm

The Internet's Allowed To Use "Generic Top-Level Domains," Like .Modo

ICANN's signed its name on the dotted line for the proposal to create new domain suffixes in the style of their last decision, .xxx. As CNET reports, there are only 22 GTLDs in existence today (.org, .edu and so on), but with this decision we could expect to see specific endings for companies, categories or… » 6/20/11 4:50am 6/20/11 4:50am

If You Want to See Porn Stars Protesting the .xxx Domain Names...

...I'd suggest hanging around the Westin St Francis Hotel in Union Square, San Francisco, during your lunch-break on the 17th of March. The Free Speech Coalition, which is the basically a porn trade union, is holding the rally for anyone in opposition of the proposed .xxx domain names. They believe it'll only… » 3/09/11 10:25am 3/09/11 10:25am