.coffee

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Status: Active
Registry Provider: Demand Media
Registry: Donuts
Registry Backend: Donuts
Type: Generic
Category: Food & Drink
PIC Submitted: Download Here
nTLDStats
Registrations: 19,068
Parked Domains: 12,078
Parked Domain %: 63.34 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 28 December 2013
General Availability: 09 April 2014

More Information: NTLDStatsLogo.png

.coffee is an active gTLD that was propsoed in ICANN's New gTLD Program. The Registry and manager of the TLD is Donuts (Trixy Cover, LLC).[1] The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the Root Zone on 29 December, 2013.[2]

Application Details

Many of Donuts' applications, including this one, seem to have been applied for using the same boiler-plate application in which the TLD is defined as a means of providing greater expression on the Internet and will be an open TLD without pre-registration policies. It notes its plans to adhere with all registration policies required by ICANN and its intent to have remediation and takedown policies clearly defined to fit within these requirements. Pre-registration verification will not be used and this as defined as causing "cause more harm than benefit by denying domain access to legitimate registrants." They intend to control abuse through "extensive user and rights protections."[3]

Contract Signed

On 17 Oct 2013 Donuts received a Registry Agreement signed by ICANN for .coffee after passing the Initial Evaluation.[4]

Delegation and Availability

.coffee was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on December 29, 2013, completing the successful application for the string.[2]

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