CANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) is the governing body responsible for allocating generic top level domains (gTLDs). These are the .com, .net, .org, etc. extensions that fall behind the domain name that you have chosen.
As of today, there are only 22 options for your gTLD. In the coming weeks, there will be over 100 new gTLDs released for use.
What does this mean for you? Options!
If you are a jewelry company, you will be able to get YOURNAME.jewelry, or YOURNAME.luxury.
This could well be the biggest online ‘gold rush’ that we’ve seen.
If you would like to be notified when these domains are released, please complete the quick form below. The video that is after the form is from ICANN and explains this process and what is happening a little more in-depth.
Click this link (GoDaddy.com) to visit GoDaddy (the world’s largest domain registrar) to see if your domain is available now.