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2013-08-30 23:00:33

Major Milestone Reached in New Domain Program Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 ICANN’s Generic Domains Division announced today the conclusion of the Initial Evaluation (IE) phase of the new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLD) program. More than 1,700 applications have now moved to the next steps in the program. “This is an extraordinary landmark which demonstrates the progress in this program,” said Akram Atallah, President of ICANN’s Generic Domains Division....

2013-08-28 23:31:51

AGECityConnect, the unique multi-language browser developed by Paperless Homework, will change Internet-browsing history. AGECityConnect allows users to directly access specific websites, simply by entering key terms; in addition, non-English characters can be entered into the address bar to lead directly to the correct webpage. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Paperless Homework’s new patent-pending tool simplifies the web browsing process and makes Internet searching...

2013-08-28 23:02:22

Theresa Swinehart has been named Senior Advisory to the President on Global Strategy. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Theresa Swinehart, a leading expert on international Internet governance and policy and a major force in ICANN’s historical evolution, has been named Senior Advisor to the President on Global Strategy. Most recently, Swinehart served as the Executive Director of Global Internet Policy for Verizon Communications, where she specialized in emerging issues...

2013-08-22 23:03:56

Boxberger will lead and manage both registry and registrar operations, policy and compliance for Domainia Inc. and Dot Latin LLC. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Domainia Inc. and Dot Latin LLC, the .UNO Registry, is proud to announce and welcome Desiree Boxberger as its new Vice President of Operations, Policy and Compliance. Boxberger brings with her over fifteen years of legal, regulatory, and technical experience with both government agencies and private industry. Boxberger...

ICANN Says No To Google's Dotless Domain Request
2013-08-18 04:18:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A resolution passed by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) on Tuesday has effectively thwarted Google’s attempt to introduce and operate dotless domains. According to Andrew Allemann of Domain Name Wire, the applicant guidebook for new top-level domain names (TLDs) had already required individuals to obtain ICANN’s permission if they wish to operate a dotless domain. “The committee’s...

Latest ICANN Reference Libraries

Top Level Domain
2013-02-09 10:00:20

Image Credit: Photos.com The top-level domain (TLD) refers to the highest level in the Domain Name System of the internet. It is the last part of the domain name. For example, in www.example.com,  .com is the TLD. Domain names are not case sensitive so .COM works the same as .com. The management of most TLDs are assigned by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which operates the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) and maintains the DNS root zone. The...

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