gTLD


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gTLD

(Generic Top-Level Domain) See Internet domain name.
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However, following a recent regulatory revision, it is now possible to utilize gTLDs that are based on company or brand names, under certain conditions.
However, the lion's share of new gTLD applications and approved names are submitted by companies that are primarily in the business of selling domain names and have applied for gTLDs as a way of expanding their opportunities to register new domains.
xyz should understand a bit more about the nuances of the new gTLD programme.
1) In January 2012, however, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) began accepting new gTLD applications --for a price of $185,000 each.
Controversy over the new gTLD program has not been limited to wine.
Critics also claim that businesses will be subjected to unnecessary expense by having to register their name with each relevant new gTLD to avoid it falling it to the wrong hands.
Atallah said the best way to protect your brand is not to chase every gTLD out there; it is also to provide "brand awareness" so that anyone looking for the brand knows where to find you.
The first new gTLD to be placed into the root, under the new program, was dot-shabaka.
is pronounced dot shabaka, meaning web, is the first gTLD in the launch of a
This is an historic milestone for ICANN's New gTLD Program and the Internet as a whole," said Christine Willett, vice president of gTLD operations.