By The Associated Press
SUSPENSION: The organization in charge of creating new Internet address suffixes to rival ".com" has suspended the Web-based system it set up to help decide the order in which it will review proposals.
WHAT HAPPENED: The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers confirmed reports of "unexpected results." ICANN said network delays and the system's response to "differing circumstances" caused problems.
NOT POPULAR: Even before the technical issues emerged, participants had complained that the system was overly complicated.
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