The nonprofit group that manages the Internet’s address system needs to take steps to ease corporate concerns over a program to add hundreds of top-level domains beyond .com and .net, the U.S.
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.
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 …
The collaboration between ICANN, the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and VeriSign, Inc. to deploy DNSSEC in the root zone of the Domain Name System (DNS) passed an important milestone.