Did HuffPo Just Get ‘Sex-Squatted’?

Well, that was predictable. The chance to buy a “.xxx” domain is now open to the public and already someone appears to have used the opportu…

Paris power play feels like deja vu all over again

Another month, another summit in Paris to discuss the future of the Internet — and another debate that ends up in the same old arguments about copyright infringement and law enforcement. Are we doomed to keep repeating our mistakes, or can we ever move on?

Netflix + Broadband = Watch Instantly, Even on Big-screen TVs

Nearly two-thirds of Netflix users that subscribe to broadband are now viewing the ‘Watch Instantly’ streaming video service and 8 percent view content exclusively on their TVs. I am among them and am convinced that Netflix has streaming video’s future figured out.

Dot Eco: Does the World Need A Green Top-Level Domain?

dotecologoWhether you like it or not, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) — the nonprofit Internet naming registry that controls all the top-level domains like dot com — will likely be accepting new ones within the next 12 months. If the entrepreneurs behind Dot Eco get their way, the environmentally focused top-level domain “.eco” could be the latest bookend to your URL. Dot Eco co-founder Minor Childers, a creative executive and film producer out of Hollywood, tells Earth2Tech how the group will do a $10 million marketing push, using funds it will raise this year, to avoid some of the pitfalls that have strangled less-successful top-level domains in the past.