Considering the Internet has been around -- in one crude or highly sophisticated form or another -- for over 50 years, it makes sense that we're finally getting more specialized domain addresses beyond the ho hum .com, .net, and .org. Early next year the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers will being accepting requests for new three letter addresses and among those gearing up to submit applications are the city of New York (.NYC), the Sierra Club and Al Gore's Alliance for Climate Protection (.ECO), and Dot Gay Alliance (.GAY).
"The LGBT community has always supported itself and its causes -- no one was there to help," Dolce said in the release. "We've made amazing progress in the 40 years since Stonewall. Now in the digital era a .GAY top-level domain is a logical evolution in our history of self sustenance."
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