What domain suffix would you register? #icannlove
Remember when your biggest worry when registering cutepandaphotos.com on the Internet was making sure nobody else had that name? Recall the frustration at having to add a hyphen or two to make a domain name work? No? Just me?
While many people have tricks to getting around registering domain names, finding your own little niche on the Web might become even trickier in the coming months. The nonprofit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is on the cusp of completing talks to release a program that would allow companies and governments to propose and operate new Web address suffixes, such as .eco, .love or .god, or more controversial ones such as .abortion or .nazi, in place of .com. Ian Shapira wrote Monday morning that the impact of the expansion is unknown. It could make the Internet more intuitive or just more maddening and cluttered.
We've been asking who should get to control some of those domain names, specifically .love. And now, we're wondering: If you were able to choose a suffix to register, what would it be? .bunnies? .howto? Let us know by leaving your clever choices in the comments below.
But .cutepandas isn't an option -- I've already got dibs.
| February 7, 2011; 5:04 PM ET
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