September 10, 2001

Most Net suffixes to work by November

Author: JT Smith

Reuters: "Six of seven new Internet suffixes will get the green light to join
the likes of .com online by November, a top official of the Internet's standards-setting
body says.

The launches would bring to a close a yearlong process beset by lawsuits, allegations of
trademark fraud, and thousand-page contracts.

Louis Touton, staff counsel for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
(ICANN), acknowledged that the slow pace of progress on .pro, .museum, .coop and four other
new domains have frustrated many who would have liked to see the domains made available to
Internet surfers earlier."

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