Domain names are hot property for countries. Israel.com sold for almost $6 million in 2008. Korea.com went for $5 million in 2000. Now, a Miami man is suing France – the country – for seizing his domain name: France.com. France’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs convinced the domain registration company Web.com to hand over the domain […]
It signals a change in how businesses decide who should editorialize the internet.
Fadi Chehade, CEO of ICANN -- the organization in charge of assigning names and numbers to Internet addresses -- talks about changes coming ahead for domain names and websites.