Welcome ".Paris" !

The city of paris just get the autorisation from the ICANN to register the domain name ".Paris" on internet.

Paris is gonna be one of the first city with his own domain. This one will be accessible to local partners, companies, and (in a near futur) to the Parisians themselves.

For the deputy Mayor Jean-Louis Missika :

"Opening. PARIS is the creation of a new digital territory, the Parisians, great lovers of Paris and Parisians will be able to own. This will include the opportunity to work through calls for proposals, the emergence of new local digital services. "

A press conference will held this monday about the agenda and modality of access to this domain.

Here is the press release in French.