Recent Domain News

Web-Name Expansion Should Respond to Company Concerns, U.S. Says

The nonprofit group that manages the Internet’s address system should take steps to ease industry concerns about a program that may add hundreds of top-level domains beyond .com and .net, the U.S. Commerce Department said.

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Terrified of cybersquatting, businesses battle plan for more top-level domains

Now ICANN has done it—they’ve gone and made the advertising industry angry, along with an army of other trademark and intellectual property stakeholders. The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) is leading a petition drive asking the US Commerce Department to stop ICANN’s planned roll-out of potentially hundreds of new “generic” top-level domains (gTLDs; existing gTLDs include .com and .net …

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