New Global Top Level Domains (TLDs) are coming online as soon as October of this year, to join .Com, .Net and others as a way to find businesses and brands on the Internet. Over the next 12 months, as many as 1000 new Top Level Domains such as .Camera, .Email, .Pets, .Kitchen, .Photos, .Business and [...]
Join us on Thursday, June 13th, at 3pm Eastern, 12pm Pacific, when our guests on the Internet Law Talk Podcast will be Colin Campbell and Jeff Sass of DOTCLUB, the winners of the recent private auction for the .CLUB Top Level Domain registry.
Years in the making, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”) is finally expected to release thousands of new generic top level domain names (“gTLDs”) for the Internet this year. As can be expected, the process has not been without controversy and some confusion. Specifically, the applications for .AMAZON have raised concern over domain names that function as a company name and also have significant alternative meanings/relevance in common language, geography or culture.
DomainSkate has been following and researching the expansion of the Internet - which is happening right now. This expansion of global Top Level Domains is an event similar to the Great Land Rush and expansion of the United States westward which occurred in the early 1800's. We've created an Infographic that explains the magnitude of this expansion.