Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 19th Oct 2005 11:36 UTC
Internet & Networking A new resolution introduced in the US Senate offers political backing to the Bush administration by slamming a United Nations effort to exert more influence over the Internet. At the heart of this international political spat is the unique influence that the US federal government enjoys over Internet addresses and the master database of top-level domain names - a legacy of the Internet's origins years ago. The Bush administration recently raised objections to the proposed addition of .xxx as a red-light district for pornographers, for instance, a veto power that no other government is able to wield.
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by Edward on Wed 19th Oct 2005 21:57 UTC
Edward
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2005-09-17

The Bush administration recently raised objections to the proposed addition of .xxx as a red-light district for pornographers

This would be a great idea that way when someones kid is looking up stuff on the whitehouse, they won't type in a certain adress & get a porn site.

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