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Status: Delegated
country: International
Type: Generic
Category: Technology
Priority #: 218 - Microsoft
1457 - Donuts (Half Woods, LLC)
1833 - Google (Charleston Road Registry Inc.)

More information: NTLDStatsLogo.png

.live is a TLD delegated in ICANN's New gTLD Program. Donuts (Half Woods, LLC) manages the TLD and is its Registry. The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the Root Zone on 08 July, 2015.[1]


Previous Applicants

  1. Microsoft, withdrew from the contention set in April 2014.[2]
  2. Google (Charleston Road Registry Inc.)[3]

Private Auction

A private auction conducted in October - November 2014 left Donuts as the only applicant for the string.[4]


  1. Delegated String, ICANN.org Retrieved 13 Jul 2015
  2. Microsoft dumps .live gTLD bid, DomainIncite Retrieved 24 April 2014
  3. Live Status, ICANN.org
  4. Another 11 New gTLDs Won at Auction DomainIncite; By Kevin Murphy; Retrieved 13 Nov 2014