October 20, 2021

New gTLDs Update: Applications Accepted Today; New Guidebook Posted; Financial Assistance for Qualifying Applicants

From ICANN: After more than seven years of planning, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has initiated a process that could trigger a dramatic expansion of the Internet. Starting today, ICANN begins accepting applications for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs). The world of .com, .gov, .org and 19 other gTLDs will soon […]

Only Half of Dot-Gov Sites are Active, GSA Reports

From a NextGov Article: Nearly one-fifth of federal Web domains are inactive and one-fourth redirect to other dot-gov sites, according to an inventory conducted between August and October. Active government domains employ 150 different content management systems, a hodgepodge of design templates that vary wildly from one division to the next, and a host of […]