ICANN says next summer will be the opening of the new international domain names
ICANN the Internet monitoring bodies on Wednesday disclosed that a generic domain name of the new system will be put into use in the summer of 2008. responsible for domain name allocation and approval of the Organization since 2000 on approval of the new domain name for the first time on a point of order for extensive consultation. previously released domain names is restricted to a particular region or industry. ICANN CEO Paul Twomey says, “this is really a matter of choice. We hope that the domain name reflects the world population, areas such as geographical and economic diversity.”
Domain name system is website and e-mail service of key technology. now about has 250 a domain name suffix, which of most is national suffix, such as “. fr” on said France. General domain name has “. com” and “. NET”,. 2000, ICANN through has United States submitted of new domain name in the of 7 a, but only “. info” and “. biz” is general domain name. 2004 and through has 6 a regional of or industry sexual of domain name, including “. travel” and . “Asia” rejected. “xxx” as an application for domain name in adult entertainment industry.
Many people accuse ICANN through the inefficient and bureaucratic now exist for the new domain name. a number of companies, as well as trademark owners are concerned that more domain name cybersquatting problems that can bring more, will cost them more money. ICANN application process and did not specify the new domain name, but suggests that steps be water, more efficient. ensure that “in a specified time as much of the rich domain name categories”. ICANN committees are currently specific audit steps. once finally adopted by the Board, then this year will be published during the year, you can begin to accept applications for next year.
Twomey said the new domain name can take place between June 2008 to August audit and to join the system. new domain name may be in English. ICANN will resolve non-Latin domain names at the end of technical problem, but who is to decide which countries use domain names, and how all of the domain name of a language do not inadvertently insults the other people and other issues remain to be addressed.