Nine different companies have applied for the undoubtedly useful .book Internet domain name extension, including major publishing companies Amazon and R.R. Bowker. Follow this link to see the complete list of new extension applications.
Blogger Mike Cane has compiled some extensive research into the companies vying for the .book domain.
FThe Internet Corporation for Assigned Named and Numbers (ICANN) has opened its “New generic Top-Level Domain Program,” encouraging groups to apply for Internet domain name extensions beyond the most common extensions: “.com,” “.net” or “.org.” Soon Internet addresses can include a vast number of new extensions, like .book.