.anquan

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Status: Delegated
Manager: QIHOO 360 TECHNOLOGY CO. LTD.
Registry Provider: Afilias
Registry: QIHOO 360 Technology Co. Ltd.
Registry Backend: Beijing Tele-info Network Technology Co., Ltd.
Type: Generic
Category: Technology
Priority #: 720 - QIHOO 360 TECHNOLOGY CO. LTD.
nTLDStats
Registrations: 1
Parked Domains: 1
Parked Domain %: 100.0 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 30 March 2016
General Availability: N/A

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.anquan, which is Chinese for "security," is a gTLD delegated to the Root Zone in ICANN's New gTLD Program on 30 March 2016.[1]

The applicant is QIHOO 360 TECHNOLOGY CO. LTD.[2]

Application Background

Excerpts from Question 18 in Application: "We are the No. 3 Internet company in China as measured by user base, according to a report we commissioned from iResearch. In January 2011, we had over 400 million monthly active Internet users, representing a user penetration rate of 85.8% in China, according to iResearch. Recognizing security as a fundamental need of Internet and mobile users, we offer comprehensive high-quality Internet and mobile security products free of charge, providing users with secure access points to Internet activities. As a result, we have amassed a large and loyal user base, which we monetize primarily through offering online advertising and Internet value-added services.

We are also the No. 1 provider of Internet and mobile security products in China as measured by user base, according to iReseach. In January 2011, we had 328 million monthly active Internet security product users, representing a user penetration rate of 83.9% in China, according to iResearch...

360 is intending to restrict registration and use of domain names with the gTLD to limited number of eligible registrant. Because of this condition precedent, any registration and use requirements are more appropriately vested in these corporate⁄subsidiary agreements and not in a domain name registration agreement. 360 mark is a valuable brand whose protection is of paramount important, any registration and use (e.g. trademark quality control provisions) must vest in these other agreements."[3]

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