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gTLD’s will not topple the internet

The Governmental Advisory Committee of ICANN has an obsession that the introduction of new top-level domains will risk toppling the internet. The committee has delegated that no more than 1,000 new gTLD’s will be introduced in the first year. ICANN made another announcement stating that the risk to root stability is query not database size, “Having twice as many TLDs does not mean that the average Internet user visits twice as many web pages, or writes twice as many emails. Rather, Internet usage is driven by growth in overall Internet adoption. Having more TLDs available does not directly incur increased usage of the DNS; rather it will exchange a subset of their query load from existing TLDs to new TLDs.” To read further click here.