20 Jun '11, 4am

ICANN Approves New TLD Program

ICANN board gives green light to new TLD program, but there’s still work to be done. ICANN’s Board of Directors has approved the new top level domain name program to a round of applause in Singapore Monday morning, although there’s a lot of work still to be done. The resolution approving the program provides for more discussion on various parts of the plan to roll out hundreds of new top level domain names. One of the big areas is registry-registrar cross ownership. The plan is to start the communications period (read: marketing) for new top level domain names immediately, but not accept applications until January 12, 2012. The application period would end April 12, 2012 and initial evaluations will be published in November 2012. That means new TLDs might come online in 2013. It seems that there are only a couple things that could derail these dates now: pressure from the ...

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ICANN Overwhelmingly Approves New gTLD Program

thedomains.com 20 Jun '11, 4am

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ICANN Overwhelmingly Approves New gTLD Program

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domainnews.com 20 Jun '11, 4am

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icann.org 20 Jun '11, 8am

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icann.org 21 Jun '11, 12am

العربية 中文 English Français Español Русский 日本語 Deutsch Português 한국어 Italiano ICANN Approves Historic Change to Internet'...

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thedomains.com 20 Jun '11, 3am

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thedomains.com 20 Jun '11, 2am

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thedomains.com 20 Jun '11, 2am

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thedomains.com 20 Jun '11, 12am

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blog.dk.sg 22 Jun '11, 1am

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icann.org 20 Jun '11, 10am

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thedomains.com 24 Jun '11, 3am

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