News.com.au is out with a story that .Monash has become the first brand in the world to secure its own tld.
Monash Uni first to get own domain name
MELBOURNE’S Monash University has become the first “brand” in the world to secure its own top-level domain (TLD) on the internet.
The global governing body for domain names, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), has been evaluating new TLDs, which are joining the likes of .com, .net and .au on the internet.
New TLDs that have already been given the go-ahead to go “live” on the internet include domains in non-Roman script, such as Arabic and Chinese, and generic domains such as .menu.
Australian firm ARI Registry Services is the technology provider for some of the new TLDs.
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