A technical issue forced the Internet's primary governing body to extend the deadline for applications for new generic top-level domains.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced in a statement today that "unusual behavior" with the system's software led the organization to reschedule the GTLD application cutoff date to April 20:
ICANN constantly monitors the performance of the TLD Application System (TAS). Recently, we received a report of unusual behavior with the operation of the TAS system. We then identified a technical issue with the TAS system software. ICANN is taking the most … Read more