According to today's advertisement on Help A Reporter Out (HARO) provided by Peter Shankman, top-level domains (like .com) will be available for branding in 2010.
This means instead of TheCaregiversVoice.COM you'd be visiting TheCaregiversVoice.AVADIAN.
How cool is that?
Then again, what implications will this have for those named Smith or Jones in the U.S. or Wang in Taiwan, or ...
Start thinking about your brand and how you'll promote yourself. Think of all the branded products (Kleenex, Coke) or companies (Google).
The potential of the Internet is still in its infancy.
Pioneers who continue crafting such creative initiatives (like FaceBook and YouTube) are shrinking the global communication channel. Soon, borders will be irrelevant and a thing of the past as the human race becomes one.
But, before all that happens, we'll have to stay tuned. There are a lot of exciting things ahead.