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Appealed the significance of ".kyoto" at Kyoto Smart City Expo

“Kyoto Smart Open Expo Center” is an academic research facility operated by the Kyoto International Conference Center and Kyoto Prefecture on June 1-3, 2016. (KICK, Kizugawa City, Seika Town), sponsored by The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics (KCGI) Cyber Kyoto Research Laboratory (CKL), and KCGI is the management operator We appealed about the significance of the geographical name top-level domain “.kyoto” serving as (registry).

Director Kido gave a lecture entitled “Toward the fusion of the real world and cyber societies-spreading the spread of dot Kyoto” at the smart city seminar “Innovation from KICK for Smart Community Formation” held at KICK on the 3rd.About “.kyoto” “The domain has a very important meaning to indicate the publisher of the content.In the cyber world, it is important to transmit information centrally from Kyoto.It is significant that this new domain exists in order to maintain the dignity of the Kyoto brand, which is well known worldwide. "CKL, which opened in June last year after receiving the first certification as a center research and utilization plan from the prefecture within KICK, is a base that fuses the cyber world on the Internet with the real world. It is operated and positioned as a public utility business jointly with industry, government, and academia.Unfortunately, there are many cases where other top-level domains are not managed properly due to overexploitation and sales, but “.kyoto” is pursuing cleanliness while further improving the international recognition and brand power of Kyoto as a whole. I want to focus on wisdom so that I can lead to the activation of social and economic activities. "On the other hand, many people came to the CKL exhibition booth.

“.Kyoto” was born in Cyberspace in June 2015 and is now accepting general registration.On May 26, 2015, CKL signed a comprehensive agreement on cooperation and cooperation with Kyoto Prefecture, including strengthening the transmission of the Kyoto brand using “.kyoto”.