All of these stories are really interesting, and I highly recommend all of them, but this one stuck out to me. .io is an extremely popular domain name, and while I had heard about the controversy surrounding the use of the .ly TLD, there wasn’t any similar outrage abou the rise of .io. Many of the interesting TLDs are tied to countries, and .io is tied to the British Indian Ocean Territories, a collection of islands that were straight up stolen from the people who lived there so Great Britain and the United States could use them for a military base.

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