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Status: Delegated
Registry Provider: Neustar
Registry: Global Registry Services Limited
Registry Backend: Neustar
Type: Generic
Category: Technology
Priority #: 325 - Famous Four Media (dot Webcam Limited)
nTLDStats
Registrations: 26,480
Parked Domains: 12,461
Parked Domain %: 47.06 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 19 March 2014
General Availability: 09 June 2014

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.webcam is a proposed TLD in ICANN's New gTLD Program. The applicant is Famous Four Media (dot Webcam Limited).[1] The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the Root Zone on 19 March 2014.[2]

Application Details

The following is excerpted from the applicant's response to question #18:

"Registration Policies

The purpose and goal of the Applicant’s policies are to ensure competition, fairness, trust and reliability for Registrars, Registrants, the user community, and other stake holders, while maintaining security and stability for the gTLD.

General Policy

Aside from certain start-up mechanisms, all domain names will generally be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. A Trademark Claims service will be offered for the first 90 days of general registration, with the intent of providing clear notice to potential Registrants of the existing rights of trademark owners with registered trademarks in the Trademark Clearinghouse.

Registration Policies

As per ICANN’s requirements, the Applicant will be operating both a Sunrise and Landrush period ahead of general availability for the gTLD."[3]

Contract Signed

On 23 January 2014 Famous Four Media received a Registry Agreement signed by ICANN for .webcam after passing all the required processes needed to become a Registry Operator for the string.[4]

Delegation and Availability

.webcam was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on 19 March, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[2]

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