TECHNOLOGY SPECTATOR: Lining up for a domain showdown

Hundreds of companies are scrambling to register new top-level internet domains, but it may take years for some of the more contentious names to get going.

Australia’s largest domain registration companies, including Melbourne IT and ARI Registry Services, could be about to make a lot of money out of web conflict thanks to the internet real estate grab that new generic top level domains will bring.

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names Numbers (ICANN) has been working on a scheme since 2005 which will allow companies or communities to register and manage domains such as .camera, .beer, .apple or .bank.


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