Latest ICANN Stories

2014-06-02 23:02:26

Namecheap, a leading ICANN-accredited domain registrar and web host, is proud to announce their participation in Fight for the Future’s first-ever “Reset the Net” day on June 5, 2014.

2014-05-31 23:02:03

Leading web hosting organization, Viper Hosted Inc., leads the way by unleashing many new generic top-level domain names (gTLD). Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 31,

2014-05-29 08:26:25

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The SEX.xxx domain, one of the top-rated adult domains on the Internet, has been acquired by Barron Innovations as part of a groundbreaking

2014-05-20 23:14:27

New Top-Level Domain Name Available from AAA Domain Register Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Try to imagine a more memorable or effective domain name

2014-05-07 08:40:52

LONDON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- I-REGISTRY Ltd. launches .RICH [http://www.nic.rich ], the exclusive domain extension for the ultimate status symbol online.

2014-05-01 23:08:23

Namecheap, a leading ICANN-accredited domain registrar and web host, is pleased to announce the launch of our new, more efficient, more responsive search functionality. New

2014-05-01 08:45:33

.UNIVERSITY, .VACATIONS, .FLIGHTS, .CRUISES, .PICTURES and .MEDIA among those slated for launch in May BELLEVUE, Wash., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-04-29 23:20:48

In the closing session, which discussed the proposal to transition the current IANA and root zone management role played by NTIA, WITSA Public Policy Chairman Nizar Zakka called for ICANN, which

2014-04-29 23:09:45

Namecheap, a leading ICANN-accredited domain registrar and web host, announces robust new SSD-based business-class hosting packages. New York, NY (PRWEB) April

2014-04-24 23:07:16

NameJet and Rightside have partnered to help launch the new Top Level Domains (TLDs), .DANCE and .DEMOCRAT, through the use of landrush and premium auctions. Kirkland,

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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