Monday, February 04, 2008

Business Week Reports .Post Domain Name in the works

imageJust saw a Google alert that lead me to a story on Business Week online. The report from AP ANICK JESDANUN says that

A new "dot-post" Internet address in the works aims to set apart the electronic services increasingly offered by postal agencies around the world.

Backers say restricting the ".post" domain name to postal agencies or groups that provide postal services would instill trust in Web sites using such names. By contrast, popular suffixes such as ".com" and ".org" are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

It seems a nice idea and the logic seems good.

Just wanted to make it clear that this post has nothing to do with my day job at Network Solutions. I just found the news interesting.

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