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June 14, 2012
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) declared June 13, 2012 “Reveal Day” for the list of applied-for generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs). These new gTLDs will have a significant impact on advertising strategies and conducting business on the Internet.
ICANN, the organization that regulates the Internet domain name system, has made available to the public a list of applied-for new gTLDs strings. The gTLD applications are subject to a comment and objection period as defined below.
Comment Period: The application comment period for the published list of applied-for gTLDs opened June 13, 2012. Any interested party may submit comments for 60 days from this date.
Objection Period: The objection period for the published list of applied-for gTLDs also opened June 13, 2012, and ICANN intends for it to remain open for seven months. There are four grounds for objecting to an applied-for gTLD:
A panel of experts with experience in relevant subject matter will review all objections.
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Paul I. Perlman