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WHO calls for a health domain name to help consumers

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: (Published 09 March 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:566
  1. Phyllida Brown
  1. Exeter

    The California based body that oversees the creation of “top level” internet domains such as .com and .org is coming under renewed pressure to agree a new domain that would signal legitimate health information websites.

    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is being asked by the World Health Organization and others to set out a clear timetable for agreeing new domain names after rejecting a proposed “.health” domain in late 2000. The issue is likely to be discussed when the corporation's …

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