New York City residents can now sign up for websites ending in .nyc — a move that pleased city leadership but should have trademark owners worried.
There is hoopla today over the hundreds of new names like “.baby” that could soon “.com” and “.org” as fixtures of the internet. Here’s a Q&A:
ICANN, the organization that assigns names for websites, will unveil hundreds of new top level domains on June 13 that join familiar suffixes like “.com” or “.org” It appears that some of the names will be run by Google.
After botching the registration process for hundreds of new top level domain names, ICANN has pushed back its “big reveal” date on which it will unveil “.rugby” and others.