How the battle over domain prices could drastically change the web

Tech 9-8-2019 Mashable 17

Net neutrality has been repealed and a few big tech monopolies control most of the internet. Now things might get even worse for consumers with a decision that could send prices for .org, and eventually .com, domains skyrocketing, making running a website prohibitively expensive.

Domain names are how people access information in their browser, acting as an address for each website. ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) is the organization that governs the web’s domain name systems. And it just opened the door to monopolies charging whatever they want for registering a web address. Read more...

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