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Old 02-12-2004
Let's get a .mac top level domain! As in www.xyz.mac

ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, is inviting proposals for new sponsored top level domains.
This may be wishful thinking, but isn't that a chance to push for a .mac top level domain (TLD)?
I for one would VASTLY like the idea of having a domain of something.mac -- That's so much better than something.com in terms of spreading the love!

I see two options:
- Apple could initiate and sponsor this -- possibly with the option of giving their .mac subscribers actual joebloggs.mac domains with their subscription, which if you're asking me is LOTS better than homepage.mac.com/joebloggs. Of course, second level .mac domain registration should also be open to non-.mac users, for a non-excessive fee.
- A grassroots movement of Apple users could initiate and sponsor the process. That DOES however require quite a few people to really work on things (it's much easier for an existing company like Apple to do). And I for example simply can't at the moment even pledge any contribution in terms of time and effort (and definitely none in terms of money).

The ICANN announcement is at:
http://www.icann.org/announcements/a...nt-15dec03.htm

(previously posted at http://www.ropersonline.com/rcubed/#107652814204547996 and suggested to Apple and various other places)

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