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Assuming the company gains control of such top-level domains as .search, .app, .blog, and .cloud, it doesn't seems to want to restrict their use to its own products.
London joins New York and Berlin today with a local top-level domain, .london, but concerns remain over the expense of new TLDs.
The group says the opening up of generic top-level domains beyond the likes of .com and .org "could trigger a dramatic expansion of the Internet."
As Net addresses like .pink, .flights, and .coffee arrive, trademark holders have some new versions of old headaches. Canyon Bicycle prevailed to claim canyon.bike, though.
Demand Media, that purveyor of eHow and other spammy sites, is making a frontal assault on new TLDs like .army and .navy.
There's plenty of weirdness besides .lol and .ninja, including the long-awaited official online home for a .unicorn and others that make Crave's Eric Mack say .WTF?
It's too late to apply for new TLDs, but Google applied ahead of the deadline to lock down domains for its core products... and to provide some opportunities for hilarity.
Some top-level job changes are in store for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers come July 1.
Vote means domains will be able to end in almost any word, allowing companies to turn their brands into Internet extensions.
Joining other social networks, like Facebook and Twitter, the virtual pinning site rolls out a new feature that certifies user accounts.