In a move to press the US-based ICANN to block the sale, prominent internet exec said they have created a nonprofit cooperative.
Back in 2012, Amazon applied for ".amazon" and two internationalized versions of the name.
The key domain servers are slated to undergo routine maintenance
ICANN to enable website name booking in Indian scripts starting with Devanagari, Gurmukhi and Gujarati
At present website name with extension .bharat can be booked only in Devanagari script which has limited letters that are identified by internet servers.
A long-planned transfer of the internet's technical management from the U.S. government to a global community of stakeholders is expected to take place on Saturday despite last-minute attempts by conservative politicians and officials to delay the changeover.
On Saturday, the U.S. government plans to cede control of some of the internet's core systems - namely, the directories that help web browsers and apps know where to find the latest weather, maps and Facebook musings.
Technology companies are urging Congress to support the U.S. government to cede control of the internet's technical management to the global community.
The US is set to cede power of the Internet’s naming system to a non-profit organisation on 1 October, ending the almost 20-year process to hand over a crucial part of the Internet’s governance.
Electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors Inc has changed its internet address from teslamotors.com to tesla.com, hinting at a possible company name change as part of CEO Elon Musk's latest and still undisclosed "master plan."
The U.S. government is taking a key step in relinquishing control of the internet's addressing system, fulfilling a promise made in the 1990s.
A years-long Obama administration push to cede oversight of the nonprofit in charge of the Internet's technical management to the global community moved ahead on Thursday, as officials said the plan's was on track to be implemented before the U.S. presidential election in November.
The internet is one of the finest creations of the human mind and it can’t be the monopoly of a select few, Ravi Shankar Prasad, minister for communications and information technology, said
Reiterating India's support to multi-stakeholder model for governing Internet, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said there should be focus on security also which is the primary responsibility of governments.
A plan to end a key US government oversight role on the Internet is on track for completion this year, the head of the online address gatekeeper said, in a symbolic move towards asserting the independence of the web.
The US has applauded India's recent support for multi-stakeholder approach on internet, saying the decision is critical for ensuring the vitality of the world wide web.
The US has backed India's stand on Internet governance, saying both countries share a common vision of ensuring every global citizen has a say in decision-making on the subject.
A controversial Obama administration plan to cede oversight of the non-profit that manages the Internet's infrastructure is on track to gain government approval by next year's presidential elections, the organization's chief said in an interview.
The body that regulates Internet addresses is checking to see if it can crack down on a Canadian company accused of using the new ".sucks" domain name to extract exorbitant sums from celebrities and companies seeking to protect their public brands.
The singer Taylor Swift, Microsoft and Harvard University are among those buying up .porn and .adult Web suffixes as a pre-emptive move before those domain names become available this summer.
The conversational 'dot sucks' domain is now a reality. Starting March 30, companies and individuals will be able to register these new .sucks domain names. But unlike other affordable domain names, this one will be priced at a whooping $2500.