Google to Purchase .lol, .youtube Domain Names
Posted: 6/1/2012 | By: Jeff John Roberts | paidContent.org
ICANN, the organization that assigns names for websites, will unveil hundreds of new top level domains on June 13 that join familiar suffixes like “.com” or “.org”
It appears that some of the names will be run by Google. In a blog post this afternoon, the company said it has applied to control not just “.google” or “.youtube” but a series of other names as well.