Microsoft Corp. can now register top-level Internet domains —Last week, the company was added to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) list of accredited domain name registrars, according to domain name service provider Dot and Co. This means that Microsoft can now add new top-level domains to the databases used by computers on the Internet.
Microsoft said in a statement Tuesday that the ICANN accreditation “will be helpful and educational for us as policies evolve and we introduce new and improved Internet-based services to our customers.”
“Becoming an ICANN-accredited registrar is just one of many ways we can improve our customers’ online and search experience,” the statement said.
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