Latin American countries successfully block Amazon from registering .amazon as a top level domain

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Latin American countries successfully block Amazon from registering .amazon as a top level domain

Jul 19 2013

A group of Latin American countries appears to have succeeded in an effort to block Amazon, the online retailer, from using .amazon as a new suffix for Internet addresses. A committee of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, an international governance group for the Internet, recommended this week that. amazon not be approved for use as a so-called global top-level domain — the letters that follow the dot in Internet addresses.

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