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Dot App, Dot Art Among Most Applied-for TLDs According to List Revealed by ICANN

ICANN announced today that it has received 1,930 applications for its new generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) program. 884 from US based organizations, 40 are from the UK, 303 from the Asia-Pacific region and 17 from Africa (see the full list).

Rod Beckstrom, ICANN’s CEO, during the “Reval Day” event that took place in London today said: “The internet is about to change forever—now a powerful change is coming.”

Applications are not all guaranteed to be approved and would be independently assessed, said ICANN.

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