Say goodbye to 2009

2009 has come and gone, and it seems that it has been the death to some websites.  There is a list of 15 websites that have died in 2009.  These can be seen at http://news.cnet.com/2300-27076_3-10002066.html.  Although, I am pretty sure there are more that should be added to this list.

Nevertheless, I look forward to the future of the Internet.  Dot com is a well known top-level domain.  Although, it seems that there will be many more new ones on their way.  If one looks at the Registry at http://forms.icann.org//idashboard/public/, one will find that there are currently 14 top-level domains competing with dot com.  This number should increase in the near future.

Unfortunately, I do not think that any TLD will be able to beat dot com in popularity.  Dot com is a name brand that currently has more registered domains than all the others combined.  Who is dot com?  Visit http://dotcom.tel for it’s contact information.

Information about purchasing a TLD can be seen at http://aprivatebeach.com/blog/2009/04/register-a-top-level-domaintld-name/

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