SEO Myth: '.info,.biz,.com,.org,.net,.name' domain extensions do not affect the page rank or score. But '.edu,.gov,.int,.mil' do!

Q: Does the domain extension actually affect the ranking by Google and other search engines?

The likely answer is NO. +Matt Cutts (homepage) , an outspoken senior engineer at Google, with few search engine adaptations passing by him unnoticed, had this to say