|Manager:||Charleston Road Registry Inc. (Google)|
|Registry Provider:||Charleston Road Registry Inc.|
The application was later criticized as flying directly in the face of ICANN's applicant guidebook given that it clearly lays out that geographic and territory names on the ISO 3166-1 standard list are protected. EST is on that lis for Estonia. Thus, it was quickly suggested that the application will be rejected outright. Google also applied for .are and .and, which have the same conflict. In September, 2012, it was noted that Google had withdrawn all three applications.