Monday, June 27, 2011

What Next To Internet Domain Name System

Currently We familiar with internet domain name like .com, Or  name of specific country like .in,.uk etc.But there are Big changes going on internet domain name in a few months.

In a meeting held at Singapore  ICANN's Board of Directors has approved a plan to usher in one of the biggest changes ever to the Internet's Domain Name System. The Board vote was 13 approving, 1 opposed, and 2 abstaining.

"ICANN has opened the Internet's naming system to unleash the global human imagination. Today's decision respects the rights of groups to create new Top Level Domains in any language or script. We hope this allows the domain name system to better serve all of mankind," said Rod Beckstrom, President and Chief Executive Officer of ICANN.

"Today's decision will usher in a new Internet age," said Peter Dengate Thrush, Chairman of ICANN's Board of Directors. "We have provided a platform for the next generation of creativity and inspiration."

The applications for generic top-level domains (gTLDs) are accepted from 12 January 2012 to 12 April 2012.

If you are need some help understanding domain name terminology Than must watch this video.

Overview of New gTLDs

Read more about new gTlDs

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