.mp, the ccTLD of Northern Mariana Islands, will soon
be available to anyone. The open registration for is scheduled to
begin November 15, 2004. Sunrise registration opened July 26 and is
scheduled to run through November 14, 2004.
Previously unavailable, this extension is the only existing TLD
dedicated solely as the address for mobile Internet sites. So if you
are a Member of Parliament, are you eligible?
[Press release and Thomas Roessler's notes; more on the registry's
website, which registered the trademark dotMP].