Operators of .travel Domain Propose Search Service

Operators of the ".travel" domain name are proposing a new search service to help guide people who mistype Web addresses or seek nonexistent ones, reviving a debate over how much control such organizations should have in directing Internet traffic. One review panel already has recommended that the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers reject Tralliance Corp.'s proposal for "search.travel," saying it appears no different from the Site Finder service that VeriSign Inc. had introduced for ".com" and ".net" and withdrew under pressure.

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