Many articles have covered the domain-name “land grab” that ICANN the agency in charge of the internet’s central address system unleashed recently. Many suggestions are funny and amuusing however some are not for example Google, wants the exclusive right to reserve domains like .search and .blog for its own use, and Amazon wants to do the same with .music and .cloud. Some critics think this is wrong and shouldn’t be allowed. Irish blogger and domain registrar Michele Neylon, say they have no argument with either Google or Amazon or any other company, for that matter controlling their own domains, such as .google or .amazon or even .gmail or .kindle, since those relate to trademarks that they have as a corporation. But why Google should be allowed to single-handedly use .blog, who helped pioneer the medium through his Userland software:
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