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    Ready to See on the Internet?
    You could soon be able to have almost any domain name you want.

    I sure hope there's never a web site, and I've got a friend in Sen. John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va.

    Rockefeller, who chairs the Senate Commerce Committee, has urged the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers to reject requests to add "sucks" as a global generic top level domain.

    Three companies have applied for the right to operate the "sucks" gTLD, "claiming it will foster debate and benefit consumers," Rockefeller notes in a letter to ICANN.

    Rockefeller, however, contends the only apparent purpose of this gTLD is to extract "defensive registration" payments from Internet users. Read more about this story on

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