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New Domain names

The first internet domain names using non-Latin characters could be in use as soon as the summer next year, in what has been described as one of the biggest technological changes to the way the internet works since its creating 40 years ago, the internet corporation for assigned names and number (ICANN) has approve plans …

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The Wider Web

The internet just got a lot bigger, in July the internet corporation for assigned names and numbers (ICANN) approved a plant that broadly expands the number of top level domain (TLDs), which for now have been restricted to few choice designations. Then organization approve two major proposals, the first would allow virtually and combination of to 64 characters to be used of non-Latin characters, such as mandarin, to be used to designate TLDs. Both proposal will create an essentially unlimited number of domain name permutations, such as pcmag.zd or Intel.inside, instead of just the .com .org, or .gov designations that are commonly used today, ICANN says it has already receive interest in a .nyc domain for New York City, among others. The new domains would be know as ccTLDs, although approval for these measures has yet to be finalized, that should take placed by early 2009, with new domains becoming …

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