By Medha Basu
Internet news websites in Belarus will be considered regular media outlets as of the new year, according to a bill approved by the country’s parliamentary lower chamber on December 1
Should the bill become law, any web site may be blocked after receiving two warnings from the Information Ministry in the course of a year.
Marketers now have more targeting options on Twitter with new features that identify users' particular wireless carriers and devices. Twitter will also reportedly be working with Foursquare to add location-based features
A Registry Services Evaluation Policy (RSEP) request was submitted by Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft to allow the release of country and territory names for .BMW and .MINI top-level domains (TLDs). The RSEP proposal was posted on the RSEP webpage for public information and can be found at: https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/files/request-2014061-multiple-13nov14-en.pdf [PDF, 17 KB]. Currently, the .BMW and .MINI Registry Agreements require country and territory names contained in specific internationally recognized lists to be withheld from registration or allocated to the registry operator at all levels.