Domain directory manager ICANN is reported to have spent nearly $7 million trying to gain complete control of the global DNS registries from the U.S. government in a bid to dominate how web address are allocated online.
The new mayor of Salt Lake City has proposed a city-wide registry for domestic partners. It is his first step as mayor and a campaign promise he intends to keep. The proposed ordinance is a bold move in Utah, a state that banned gay marriage in 2004.
Two RI Registry of Motor Vehicles clerks have been arrested for selling fake IDs to help hide the identity, immigration status and prior convictions of those wishing to buy them. The IDs were later exchanged for valid RI driver's licenses
Lawmakers have modified the laws in the “National Do Not Call Registry” application. Before a one time registration would have been sufficient, now the lawmakers have changed it to a five year period and members must register again after expiration.