Community Colleges Step Up Fight to Use '.edu' Internet Addresses

Community colleges have stepped up their fight for the right to use World Wide Web addresses ending in ".edu" -- an increasingly coveted distinction as colleges and companies compete for distance-education students online.

Two-year colleges technically are excluded from the ".edu" Internet domain, which government rules reserve for "four-year, degree-granting colleges and universities." Instead, most community colleges use addresses that include ".cc" followed