June 14, 2012

The Hill: Domain Names Revealed

The Hill
June 13, 2012

Domain names revealed: The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) unveiled thousands of applications for new top-level Web domains on Wednesday.

The list unveiled includes company names, such as .Apple, .Amazon, .Gap, .Ford, .Lexus, .Lego and .JPMorgan, as well as generic names, such as .movie, .music, .hotel, .love, .life, .auto, .news, .pizza and .beer….

Morality in Media, an anti-pornography group, has already lodged a complaint against three adult-themed domains: .sex, .porn and .adult. The group says the domains will only encourage more pornography on the Internet.

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