ICANN, the group that oversees domains names, is expected to approve a measure that would drastically increase the amount of available URLs. The change has been waiting approval for years and the organization expects users will soon see branded extensions like .canon. Steep fines will be enforced to prevent domain name squatting on the new extensions. Read the full article at NYTimes.com
ICANN Looks to Approve Branded Domain Extensions
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Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).