ICANN Approves New Rules for Top-Level Domains

The Internet’s main oversight agency approved the most sweeping changes to the network’s address system since its creation. According to new rules unanimously passed by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, at its meeting in Paris, any company, organization or country will soon be able to apply for a new Web address extension, called a top-level domain.

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