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Status: Delegated
country: International
Type: Generic
Category: Technology
Priority #: 247 - Google (Charleston Road Registry Inc.)
323 - Amazon

More information: NTLDStatsLogo.png

.talk is a gTLD delegated to the Root Zone in ICANN's New gTLD Program on 25 March 2016. The registry operator is amazon.[1]


  1. Amazon

Previous Applicant

  1. Google (Charleston Road Registry Inc.)[2]

Google Withdraws

Google withdrew their application for the .talk TLD in July 2014 after an assumed private deal or auction that left Amazon as the only applicant for the string. Amazon also won .you in the same month against Google, while Google became the sole applicant for .dev and .drive after Amazon withdrew.[3]


  1. Delegated Strings
  2. Talk Status, ICANN.org
  3. Amazon and Google Deal on .talk, .play, .drive and others Kevin Murphy, 26 July 2014; DomainIncite; Retrieved 01 August 2014