New names to come to the right of the dot

    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the governing body for internet naming conventions, is in the process of weighing applications for new generic top level domains.  

    What’s a generic top level domain?  It’s more commonly known as the text to the right of the dot in a URL, like .com, .net, and .org.

    Now, there could be a whole host of new GTLDs like .shop, .search, or .book.  

    NewsWorks Tonight Host Dave Heller spoke with Jason Schaeffer, an intellectual property attorney with ESQwire.com, about the change to come.

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