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Why are Web addresses in English?

People around the world have access to the Internet, but not everyone speaks English. Learn why web addresses are in English at HowStuffWorks.


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  • "A Technical History of the ARPANET." THINK project, The University of Texas at Austin. http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/chris/nph/ARPANET/ScottR/arpanet/timeline.htm
  • ICANN Watch http://www.icannwatch.org/
  • The Internet Architecture Board http://www.iab.org/
  • The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers http://www.icann.org/
  • The Internet Engineering Task Force http://www.ietf.org/
  • Lessig, Lawrence. "The Internet Under Siege." Foreign Policy. November/December 2001. http://lessig.org/blog/ForeignPolicy.pdf
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  • Worthen, Ben. "Who owns the Internet?" CIO. March 17, 2006. http://advice.cio.com/node/209