December 21, 2014

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| 2/5/2014

"It could potentially affect every Internet user."

-- James Cole, a spokesman for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, which reviews and approves applications for new extensions.

On the Internet, .com is about to get some more company.

Seven new Web domains including .bike, .guru and .clothing are scheduled to be released Wednesday, the first of hundreds of online address extensions expected to become available over the next few years.

The rollout is being called one of the biggest changes to ever hit the Internet as companies and individuals gain access to a wider variety of domains that could better reflect their business type or the products they sell. Instead of "TwoWheels.com," a bike shop could obtain "TwoWheels.bike" as its website address.

Read more at the Tampa Bay Times.

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