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Latest update : 2012-06-21

Web addresses to get a makeover

The Internet will soon undergo something of a facelift with the introduction of a series of new so-called 'top level domains.' Instead of just .com/.org or . edu among others, the new system will allow you to use almost any word you choose like .travel or .thirsty. Also, for the first time it'll be possible to feature web addresses in non-Latin characters like Chinese, Japanese and Arabic.

By Eric Olander

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