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Entries from Juni 21st, 2011

ICANN approves new gTLDs at meeting in Singapore

Juni 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Markenführung / brand mgmt, Neue gTLDs / new gTLDs

ICANN’s Board of Directors has approved a plan to usher in one of the biggest changes ever to the Internet’s Domain Name System. The Board vote was 13 approving, 1 opposed, and 2 abstaining.

During a special meeting, the Board approved a plan to dramatically increase the number of Internet domain name endings — called generic top-level domains (gTLDs) — from the  current 22, which includes such familiar domains as .com, .org and .net.

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