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go-ahead for new internet names the internet could soon have two new domainnamesaimed at mobile services and the jobs market. the internet corporation forassigned names and numbers (icann) has given preliminary approval to two newaddresses - .mobi and .jobs. they are among 10 new names being considered by thenet s oversight body. others include a domain for pornography an anti-spamdomainas well as .post and .travel for the postal and travel industries. the .mobidomain would be aimed at websites and other services that work specificallyaroundmobile phones while the .jobs address could be used by companies wanting adedicated site for job postings. the process to see the new domain names go live incyberspace could take months and icann officials warned that there were noguarantees they would ultimately be accepted. applicants paid £23 000 apiece tohave their proposals considered. the application for .mobi was sponsored bytechnology firms including nokia microsoft and t-mobile. of the 10 currently

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