The New Economy of City-Based Top Level Internet Domains

The geography of the Internet is on the verge of a historic growth spurt, and cities will be presiding over some of its largest new territories. Dozens of municipal governments, from Durban to Taipei, have claimed corresponding top level domains (TLDs) — even the wordy ones like .amsterdam and .helsinki — in the hopes that a domain will soon become as important to the global city brand in 2020 as a website was in 2000.

Read the full article on The Atlantic Cities (Henry Grabar, May 02, 2013):

The New Economy of City-Based Top Level Internet Domains

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