Cybercrime and the Future of the URL

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August 14, 2012 by Volamoot at Mashable!

For more than a decade, Verisign, Inc. — the registry operator for .com, .net and other top-level domains (TLDs) — has been connecting people to the websites that shape the world.

This means every time you type a .com or .net web address into your browser, it sends a “query” to Verisign’s servers to locate the website’s Internet address and enables your computer to connect to the site. It also provides security and network availability to keep sites online even during peak traffic conditions and large cyber attacks.

SEE ALSO: ICANN Announces Hundreds of ‘.Whatever’ Domain Claims

With more than seven million new domain names added to the web in the first quarter of 2012…
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