.live

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Status: Delegated
country: International
Registry: Rightside
Registry Backend: Donuts
Type: Generic
Category: Technology
Priority #: 218 - Microsoft
1457 - Donuts (Half Woods, LLC)
1833 - Google (Charleston Road Registry Inc.)
nTLDStats
Registrations: 526,101
Parked Domains: 331,459
Parked Domain %: 63.0 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 08 July 2015
General Availability: 28 October 2015

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]


Applicants

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]

References

  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