According to Dnainfo.com, the Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg announced today’s his administration’s plans to register the .nyc web domain name and overhaul the nyc.gov website as part of a new push to create what he called a “digital city.”
“Bloomberg and Rachel Sterne, the city’s chief digital officer, rolled out the new initiative, called “Road Map for a Digital City”
“This isn’t just some wonky stuff,” Bloomberg said of the plan, which includes a collection of improvements including partnerships with Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr.
“This is the stuff that makes a difference day in and day out,” he said.
Currently, administration officials are meeting with vendors to explore licensing the .nyc domain, Sterne said.