Internet Overlords Vote To Allow .YourNameHere Domains

Instead of just the regular .com and org addresses, the guys who run the internet have voted to allow the creation of .AnythingYouWantHere domain names. Just about any word in the English language, or any brand name, will be allowed to be turned into a top-level domain name under the program known as ” gTLD” or “Generic Top Level Domain.”

So look out for .nike, .mcdonalds .swissarmyknife. Only “established public or private organizations” will be allowed to apply and it’s not cheap. At $185,000 a pop, you’ll either need to be a major corporation, or willing to pony up for the ultimate vanity URL.

World braces for domain name EXPLOSION [The Register]

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