ICANN Reviewing New Top-Level Domains

Nearly 70 companies and organizations have suggested more than 200 top-level domains to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which is considering expanding domains beyond the familiar .com, .net and .org. Among the suggestions: Diebold Inc. in North Canton, Ohio, has proposed .cash, .global and .secure. Novell Inc. is pitching .dir. SRI International in Menlo Park, Calif., has proposed .geo. Finland-based Nokia Corp.'s proposal includes .own and .now. Some of the other proposals include .jazz, .software, .wap, .air, .biz, .inc, .kids and .news. The proposals, released this week, are detailed at