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1772 - Xinhua News Agency Guangdong Branch
Guangzhou YU Wei Information Technology Co., Ltd. (In partnership with Zodiac)
- Xinhua News Agency Guangdong Branch. Community Application.
Guangzhou YU Wei Information Technology Co., Ltd.（与黄道公司合作）
Xinhua News Agency Guangdong Branch, the community applicant, applied with consultive help from CNNIC, the Chinese national registry, and the DotAsia Organisation. The application's contact is Edmon Chung, CEO of the DotAsia Organisation. "With a population of over 100 million, a GDP of over US$800 Billion, and established since AD 226, the community is sizable and has considerable longevity." The applicant defines the community as the individuals, organizations, and companies in Guangdong province, the international Cantonese language community, which originated from Guangdong originally, and companies interested in expanding into Guangdong. The applicant lists a number of organizations and regional representatives to which it intends to reach out and serve. "the Registry will work closely with community organizations and will invite community organizations in its policy development processes. Furthermore, the Applicant is official government agency of the Guangdong province." Their registration policy will be based off of the .asia charter.
The other applicant, Guangzhou YU Wei Information Technology Co., Ltd., did not apply for community priority. However, it claims that "[i]t is officially appointed and endorsed by the Guangdong provincial government with mission and purpose of applying for the relevant geographic gTLDs upon the launch of the ICANN new gTLD program and subsequently operating and managing these geographic gTLDs."
该顶级域名的另一申请人，Guangzhou Yu Wei Information Technology Co.,Ltd. 则并没有提交社区性申请。但他们声称其申请得到了广东省政府的认可。他们申请此顶级域名的目的为在ICANN启动新通用顶级域名计划后继续申请相关的地域性通用顶级域名，并最终得以运行并管理这些域名。
GAC Early Warning
In late 2012, The Chinese GAC representative issued a GAC Early Warning to Guangzhou YU Wei Information Technology Co., Ltd. regarding its application. It notes that it is a geographical name representing a significant and important area in China and that the government does not support its application. It recommends it withdraws its application immediately.
GAC warnings proceed official GAC advice, which is seen as a strong recommendation to the ICANN Board that a given application should not be approved. Entities are encouraged to respond and engage the GAC representatives regarding their applications.
在2012年底，政府咨询委员会（GAC）的中国代表对Guangzhou Yu Wei Information Technology Co.,Ltd.公司提出警告。警告认为“广东”是一个代表了中国很重要一部分的地理名称。政府不应该支持这一申请。警告同时建议申请方撤销申请。
On 14 November 2013, Xinhua News Agency Guangdong Branch received a Registry Agreement signed by ICANN for .广东 after passing all the required processes needed to become a Registry Operator for the string.
- Reveal Day 13 June 2012 – New gTLD Applied-For Strings
- Application 1-1309-35206. Retrieved November 15.
- [Application 1-1121-17301. Retrieved November 15.
- GuangzhouIDN, .pdf, GACweb.ICANN.orgretrieved 17 Jan 2013
- Registry Agreements, ICANN.org Retrieved 15 Nov 2013