Identifying illegal websites hidden in photos

Blocking pornographic, gambling and other illegal sites may be a lot more easier for parents and law enforcement aganecies with European computer scientists developing a way to "read" web addresses overlaid in images or in a still from a video.

Web industry officials fear `expanding domains` could cause `widespread disruption` on net

Web industry officials have reportedly said that the plan of expanding the existing domains and the addition of a number of new domains is likely to cause `widespread disruption` to internet operations.

Amazon dominates list of new web address disputes

Online retailer Amazon has received maximum number of complaints from different countries over its ambition to buy up web addresses.

Forget .coms, your name alone can be an internet address

Forget confusing web addresses! Soon if you just type SBI on your browser you can to go to the web site of the State Bank of India or by merely typing SpiceJet, the airline's portal opens before you -- no .com, .net, .in, .org or .edu.

Internet could run out of web addresses next year

The world could well run out
of Internet addresses next year, unless urgent action is taken
to switch to a new generation of net addresses, the European
Commission has warned.

Soon, web addresses in Hindi too!

Body overseeing Internet addresses has approved the use of Hindi and other non-Latin characters.