TECHNOLOGY: Dot time has come – Seven new domain names are approved

By now everyone's vocabulary includes the word "dot-com" and perhaps even "dot-org." Soon, you may be adding "dot-biz" or "dot-pro" to this list.ICANN, a non-profit corporation responsible for administering the Internet name and address system, has added the following seven new "top level" Internet domains:...

RETAIL & E-COMMERCE: Jurisdiction of e-commerce

Can an Internet business, with its Web site located on a server in the state of Michigan, be hauled into court in New York for sending e-mail to residents of New York in an attempt to sell its goods and services?The answer to the question...