02 Jun '12, 10pm

[BLOGPOST] Google Wants To Own The Fun On The Internet With Its .LOL gTLD

[BLOGPOST] Google Wants To Own The Fun On The Internet With Its .LOL gTLD

As you know (and we wrote about it ), ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ) has been accepting new gTLD applications for a while now and it seems that Google wanted to join the crowd as well . Taking into consideration Google’s continuous fails with social networks and many other services whose only motivation was “to be a part of it”, expanding domain name space with .google gTLDs might be a good idea. After all, as Vint Cerf , Chief Internet Evanglest wrote on Google’s official blog – nearly 50% of the websites we visit are found in the .com TLD – which was created in 1984 . The domain name space just isn’t diversified enough, given that the number of gTLDs (generic top-level domains) has increased by 14 in the last 28 years. Google.google So, when ICANN open its applications for some new gTLDs, Google applied as well and their submissions consist ...

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