|Registry Provider:||Demand Media|
|PIC Submitted:||Download Here|
|Parked Domain %:||46.44 %|
|Delegation:||31 March 2014|
|General Availability:||23 July 2014|
.consulting is a proposed TLD in ICANN's New gTLD Program. The applicant is Donuts (Pixie Station, LLC). The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the Root Zone on 31 March 2014.
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 "more harm than benefit by denying domain access to legitimate registrants." They intend to control abuse through "extensive user and rights protections."
On December 5, 2013 Donuts received a Registry Agreement signed by ICANN for .consulting after passing all the required processes needed to become a Registry Operator for the string.
Delegation and Availability
.consulting was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on 31 March, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.
- ↑ Reveal Day 13 June 2012 – New gTLD Applied-For Strings
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Delegated Strings, ICANN.org Retrieved 15 April 2014
- ↑ ApplicationDetails, gTLDresult.ICANN.orgRetrieved 12 Dec 2012
- ↑ Donuts Portfolio Swells as ICANN Signs 31 New gTLD Contracts, DomainIncite Retrieved 06 Dec 2013