Internet Transformation Article: Here Comes .APPLE, .WEB, .NETFLIX: New Web domain applications revealed

As Julianne Pepitone explains in her article, "Here Comes .APPLE, .WEB, .NETFLIX: New Web domain applications revealed," "The largest-ever expansion of the Internet's naming system is coming -- and the world got its first look at the list of proposed new Web domains on Wednesday. Get ready for .google, .sex, .wtf and hundreds more. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the nonprofit organization that manages this piece of the Internet's infrastructure, has been preparing for this almost-anything-goes domain name expansion for nearly a decade. Last June, it formally approved the expansion and started planning the application process for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) -- the ".com" part of website addresses."

Read the entire article - and begin to understand how the websites we visit forever will change. Too bad I did not submit for the small $185,000 application fee (per domain) .muffinman

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