View Full Version : Radical change coming to Net addresses

October 12th, 2010, 03:54 PM
FAQ: radical change coming to Net addresses

by Stephen Shankland

Come 2012, confused camera customers might be able to point their browsers to a Web address that looks very different from what's available today: support.canon.

That's because the organization in charge of such names, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, is planning on a dramatic rewriting of the rules for Web addresses that could demote .com's importance...