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Donald Trump vows to protect the internet, gets all the facts wrong

Internet freedom has now become a point of attack for Trump's campaign.

On Sep 22, 2016 by Andrew Couts

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U.S. government approves plan to yield control of key internet functions

But conservative lawmakers are furious.

On Jun 9, 2016 by Eric Geller

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Conservative senators call for a stop to U.S. secession of control over key Internet functions

'The proposal will significantly increase the power of foreign governments over the Internet.'

On May 20, 2016 by Eric Geller

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GOP lawmakers say Obama’s ICANN transition plan violates the Constitution

If their legal reasoning is solid, it could jeopardize a key Internet transition plan.

On Sep 28, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Jeb Bush’s new cybersecurity plan takes Obama to task

Some experts, however, have called it a 'ringing endorsement' of Obama's policies.

On Sep 14, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Will the U.S. giving up control of a key Internet function hurt free speech?

Conservatives are worried, but more liberal watchdogs say it's the right move.

On Jul 11, 2015 by Eric Geller

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House approves a bill requiring Congress to approve major Internet transition

Congress is paying close attention as the Obama administration enacts a major Internet plan.

On Jun 23, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Is the owner of the .sucks domain extorting brands and celebrities?

The Internet's main regulators are not happy.

On Apr 10, 2015 by Eric Geller

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WikiLeaks’ ‘future of the Internet’ leak explained

Thanks for the two-day advance, WikiLeaks.

On Apr 8, 2014 by Kevin Collier

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Politicians react to U.S. ceding control of the Internet

Republicans pounce on Obama administration for giving up ICANN, but Commerce Department official says critics "misunderstand" the Internet.

On Mar 19, 2014 by Tim Sampson

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Senator protests requests for a ‘.sucks’ domain

This .sucks. 

On Mar 13, 2014 by Miles Klee

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The Internet ‘land rush’ is coming, and URLs will never be the same

Come Feb. 4, the domain name game is going to be blown wide open. If you have a lot of money, that is. 

On Jan 23, 2014 by Brendan O'Connor

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Now is your chance to squat on a .Republican domain name

Or .GOP, whichever.

On Aug 26, 2013 by Miles Klee

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Why the Internet needs a red light district

First of all, the UK porn ban isn't really a porn ban. Second, would bans make porn more dangerous?

On Aug 8, 2013 by Gillian Branstetter

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Will Google share .app, .cloud, and .blog with the rest of us?

How excited is the Internet over four little words? Enough to swoon when Google proposed to  open a few coveted domain extensions up to the public: .app, .blog, .cloud, and .search.

On Mar 13, 2013 by Aja Romano