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2012 Impact Stories: new TLD applicants revealed


June 13 was a big day for the domain name industry.

It’s the time of year to review what has transpired in the domain name industry over the past year and look forward to 2012.

We’ll start with one of the most anticipated dates in the domain industry this year: June 13, 2012.

That was the day ICANN officially revealed the 1,930 applications for new top level domain names covering 1,409 unique strings.

This is more than many industry players — including the registries that were helping applicants — predicted. read more


James Barnley

I’m the editor of the DomainingAfrica. I write about internet and social media, focusing mainly on Domains. As a subscriber to my newsletter, you’ll get a lot of information on Domain Issues, ICANN, new gtld’s, Mobile technology and social media.

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