ICANN Reveals new Top Level Domains

Among the applicants is Google, which applied for a long list of names including: .android, .blog, .book, .chrome, .cloud, .earth, .google, .mail .search, and .youtube.

Google also applied for the .web gTLD which is being heavily contested. In total, ICANN received 7 applications for .web from multiple applicants including Google, Web.com, Afilias and DotWeb Inc. Contention for names was an expected part of the ICANN gTLD application and there is now a process that ICANN will go through to determine which applicant will actually get the name.

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