"Seven new TLDs approved"
Date: Thursday January 23 2003, @03:00AM
Topic: Laugh (or Cry)

Kieren McCarthy writes "I was just researching an article and came across this gem on Wired:

"With the Internet boomings and domain-name disputes breaking out with the frequency of barroom brawls over biker babes, a group of Internet experts has approved seven new top-level domains.

"The domains - .firm, .store, .web, .arts, .rec, .info, and .nom - will be available for registry in the third quarter of this year, Donald Heath, chair of the International Ad Hoc Committee, which authorized the new domains, said in a statement Tuesday."

Posted on 9 April 1997."

"Anyway, it brought a little tear to my eye of what might have been, so I thought I'd share it with you.

Kieren"

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