[lg policy] Internet begins its move beyond .com, .net, and .edu

Francis Hult francis.hult at ENGLUND.LU.SE
Thu Oct 24 05:16:51 UTC 2013


CNET



Internet begins its move beyond .com, .net, and .edu



Think .biz, .co, and .mobi were a little weird to see at the end of an Internet address? You ain't seen nothing yet.

Because on Wednesday, the first 4 of a planned 1,400 new Net-address suffixes -- called generic top-level domains, or GTLDs -- were built into the fabric of the Internet. The first four new GTLDs, taking advantage of the newer ability to extend beyond Latin character sets, are the Chinese word for game, the Arabic word for Web, and the Russian words for online and site.



Full story:
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57608976-93/internet-begins-its-move-beyond-.com-.net-and-.edu/
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