ICANN Releasing Application Details for New Domains

The Internet's key oversight agency issued preliminary guidelines for the introduction of hundreds, perhaps thousands, of alternatives to ".com" in the first sweeping changes to the network's 25-year-old address system. The application fee, scheduled to be disclosed soon, is expected to approach $200,000 -- partially refundable only in limited circumstances -- to help cover the potential $20 million cost of crafting the guidelines and reviewing applications.

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