02 Jun '12, 3am

New blog post: Google applies for several Generic Top Level Domains

When ICANN gives green lights to Generic Top Level Domain (gTLD), we knew that big companies will definitely apply for the gTLD of their trademark. Which is no surprise when Google announced that they have applied for several gTLD like .google and .youtube. According to the blog article by Vint Cerf, Google Chief Internet Evangelist and one of “the fathers of the Internet”, Google has decided to submit applications for new gTLD. The gTLD falls into 4 category. Google’s trademarks, like .google Domains related to Google’s core business, like .docs Domains that will improve user experience, such as .youtube, which can increase the ease with which YouTube channels and genres can be identified Domains that are interesting and creative potential, such as .lol It would be a challenge for Google to apply for .docs. I’m pretty sure they aren’t the only company eye-ing on that gTLD...

Full article: http://blog.dk.sg/2012/06/02/google-applies-for-several-g...

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