Will Obama Administration reject 'dot-gay' web domains?
Mon. February 7, 2011 11:50 PM by GoPride.com News Staff
CNET reports that at least 115 new suffixes are under consideration, including "car, .health, .nyc, .movie, and .web." CNET said the application process to create new domains might be finalized in San Francisco in March.
New web addresses are managed by the California-based corporation Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), under a contract paid for by the United States government.
CNET said the Obama administration wants to put together a 100-nation advisory panel that could reject web domains members found objectionable.
There are two groups currently pushing for a "dot-gay" domain: the DotGayInitiative and the .GayAlliance.
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