Andy Atkins-Kruger

ICANN to give North Korea its own domain

North Korea is expected to get its own domain identity from ICANN, according to a France Press report via

Internet access in the North of Korea is strictly limited – but the award of an internet identity for the country is, at least, a stepping stone towards opening up to the rest of the world.

ICANN has recently also given a domain identity to Palestine – .ps.

Andy Atkins-Kruger
Andy is the CEO of Webcertain. He is a trained linguist with 20 years experience in international marketing, having helped major brand leaders with their advertising and public relations projects on five continents. Webcertain has been operating multilingual search marketing campaigns for over 15 years and is one of few agencies which only deal with international campaigns; the company doesn't deal in single market projects. Andy speaks regularly at conferences around the world, writes for the Multinational Search column of and is the Managing Editor of the Multilingual Search blog.

One Response to ICANN to give North Korea its own domain

  1. Nick Wilsdon says:

    Seems ICANN have been out squashing this story. As North Korea already has the KP country code it does not need any further approval from them. Whether or not this will be activated is another story.

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