New Hippo Techie: Masters of their domains

Between January and May, anyone with $185,000 could apply to create a new TLD. Applications were taken by the company that administers the TLD system, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). On June 13, they released the list of applications, complete with names and e-mail addresses of the applicants. Some of the more than 1,900 applications are predictable — four companies requested .search, and .porn makes an appearance too — but even discounting the ones made up of non-Latin characters, some are just spectacular.

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