Latest ICANN Stories

2014-02-19 23:03:29

NameJet.com is partnering with Top Level Design, LLC, to bring the new gTLD .wiki to the domain name marketplace.

2014-02-12 08:36:17

What Happens in Vegas will Soon Be Everywhere on the Internet LAS VEGAS, Feb.

2014-02-10 23:02:11

Award-winning domain registrar and web host Namecheap is pleased to announce that their third annual MoveYourDomain Day has scored a great victory for internet freedom. New

2014-02-10 23:00:04

Fadi Chehadé to reaffirm organization’s commitment to Chinese stakeholders (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 ICANN President and Chief Executive Officer

2014-02-03 23:24:09

Dubai Forum to examine business opportunities in Domain Name Sector (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 On the 3rd and 4th of February the Telecommunication Regulatory

2014-01-31 23:34:09

Pre-registrations for .CLUB domains will begin on January 28, 2014 with the Trademark Sunrise period expected to launch, Land Rush in April 1, 2014 and General Availability for .CLUB on May 7,

2014-01-28 12:32:13

Starting Wednesday, Internet users will be able to register addresses in targeted, specific new domains like .BIKE, .SINGLES, and .CLOTHING, among others; company marks more than 100 signed

2014-01-23 23:26:08

Midphase launches their new domain watchlist giving their customers a leg up as ICANN begins to launch more than 700 new domain names. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB)

2014-01-23 23:04:26

The generic Top Level Domain (TLD) .MENU is currently in the sunrise stage of release in accordance with ICANN regulations, with auctions scheduled for mid-February 2014. Kirkland

2014-01-22 23:04:16

100 New Generic Top Level Domains Delegated Into Internet Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 ICANN’s Generic Domains Division today announced

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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