Generic TLDs to allow companies to bid on new extensions Internet regulatory body ICANN postponed approval of a mechanism to let groups apply for and manage new Internet domain extensions called generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs), such as the existing .com and .net.
ICANN's plan to flood the Internet with an unlimited number of new global domain extensions continues to be a hot topic. Following Tuesday's piece in USA Today, the Industry Standard weighed in Wednesday with an article headlined "Latest Plan for Domain Names is as Doomed as .coop and .mobi."
ICANN's plan to roll out an unlimited number of new global domain extensions starting next year has hit a major roadblock. The U.S