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This article was published on October 8, 2014

    New York City now has its own top-level domain: .NYC

    New York City now has its own top-level domain: .NYC
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    Josh Ong is the US Editor at The Next Web. He previously worked as TNW's China Editor and LA Reporter. Follow him on Twitter or email him a Josh Ong is the US Editor at The Next Web. He previously worked as TNW's China Editor and LA Reporter. Follow him on Twitter or email him at [email protected].

    New York City today celebrated the launch of the .NYC top-level domain, making it the first US city with a custom extension.

    You’ll need a physical address in NYC in order to register a domain, which starts at $29.99. Both individuals and businesses are eligible, as long as they live within the five boroughs.

    Last week, New York launched Digital.NYC, a comprehensive portal for the city’s startup and tech ecosystem.

    Paris, Berlin and London also have their own generic top-level domains.

    Ownit.NYC