ICANN proposes .INTERNAL domain for private networking

Using ad hoc private-use TLDs is not good enough

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ICANN proposes .INTERNAL domain for private networking
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ICANN proposes .INTERNAL domain for private networking

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has put forth a proposal to create a new top-level domain (TLD) called .INTERNAL, in a bid to streamline internal networking and alleviate DNS conflicts.

This TLD, unlike others, would never be delegated in the global domain name system (DNS) root, effectively keeping it segregated from the broader internet. ICANN, a non-profit organisation respo...

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