ICANN, the group that manages the use of Internet suffixes such as '.com,' has announced that next year, websites can make their own suffixes. With a big fee involved, not everyone will do it, but the move could unleash reams of new suffixes on web surfers.
In a policy address, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton calls Internet freedom of expression a vital agent of change. But security is still important, she adds, calling WikiLeaks documents 'stolen.'
Seven "keys" have been handed out to a trusted circle of people who might get called upon to "save" the Internet in the aftermath of a cyber attack.
Column: The liberalization of Internet domain names will help companies, but it will also make the Web way more complicated.