ICANN approves dot-everything domain2011.06.20 09:37 by Daniela
Keywords: ICANN, domain, gTLD
ICANN announced today that they have approved the launch of a program that will let any company apply to run dot-anything domain. Starting January 2012, organisations will be able to submit an application to ICANN for a virtually any gTLD. It will cost a minimum of $185,000 per application.
Many large companies will be able apply for so-called ".brand" extensions. Geographic gTLDs will be available, as well - for example .london, .nyc. The new rules will enable the creation of domain extensions in non-Latin character sets, such as Arabic, Chinese, Greek and Cyrillic.
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