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Domain Names

NPR's Larry Abramson reports that the world of dot-com, dot-net and dot-org could give way to dot-xxx, dot-law and dot-kids. The international body responsible for managing Internet address names is entertaining proposals from 47 different organizations for new "top level domains," as they're called. The hope is that more choices will help avert some of the disputes that have erupted over ownership of valuable Internet names.

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