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'''.green''' is an active [[TLD]] in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]]. The extension reached general availability March 24, 2015.<ref>[http://www.going.green/launch-schedule Launch Schedule], going.green.</ref>
As of Earth Day 2015, .green announced over 1,000 domain names listed.<ref name="earthday">[http://www.going.green/dotgreen-community-inc-commemorates-earth-day-announcing-more-than-1000-green-domain-names-now-listed/
DotGreen Community, Inc. Commemorates Earth Day Announcing More Than 1,000 .green Domain Names Now Listed], going.green. Retrieved 2015 August 14.</ref>
==DotGreen Foundation==
DotGreen Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, was established in 2008 to receive donations from the public as well as a percentage of net revenues from the sales and renewals of .green names. The Foundation will make ongoing contributions to programs and projects aimed at sustainability, education, and conservation around the world through its unique partnership with EarthShare, one of the world’s leading environmental organizations.<ref name="earthday"></ref>
 
In 2015, DotGreen announced a $10,000 Earth Day gift through DotGreen Foundation to EarthShare to support environmental initiatives. EarthShare is a non-profit federation that partners with business and employees to develop workplace giving and learning opportunities that support the environment. <ref name="earthday"></ref>
==Current Applicant==
In an interview, Ms. Roger confirmed that .green has many supporters from the environmental community and the internet industry. She explained that .green means many things, and is about encouraging sustainable, humanitarian, and ecological progress; and represents a worldwide movement that is better served by the proposed TLD. She also welcomed the competition and choice created through other proposed environmental TLDs, like [[.eco]].<ref>[http://www.hybriddomainer.com/2012/01/using-the-internet-to-better-the-planet-an-interview-with-annalisa-rogerdot-green.html Using The Internet To Better The Planet, HybridDomainer.com]</ref>
===DotGreen WithdrawalWithdrawl===
The DotGreen Community, Inc announced on Oct 11, 2013 that the company withdrew their application for the .green string. The startup was facing a 4-way private or ICANN auction, which it stated was not in the financial means nor in the interests of the company.<ref>[http://domainincite.com/14695-dotgreen-calls-it-quits-with-impossible-gtld-auction-looming DotGreen Calls it Quits, Domain Incite] Retrieved 13 Nov 2013</ref>
The Representative of the Czech Republic issued a [[GAC]] Early Warning to all applicants but [[The DotGreen Community, Inc.]]. The warning system is noted as a strong recommendation on behalf of national governments to the [[ICANN Board]] that a given TLD application should be denied as it stands. Applicants are encouraged to work with objecting GAC members.<ref>[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/applicants/gac-early-warning GAC Early Warning, NewgTLDS.ICANN.org] Retrieved 27 Nov 2012</ref>
The Cezh Czech warning is of the belief that none of the other 3 applicants are prepared to act in the global public interest with the .green TLD, and can not aid and be a part of the green, sustainable movement as the [[The DotGreen Community, Inc.]]. The warning regards the latter's application as highly respected and widely supported, and the others as seemingly disinterest attempts by portfolio applicants. "These 3 applicants are applying for .green as a TLD string amongst many others they are are applying for. They are probably less prepared than Dot Green Community, Inc. to play an active participatory role in the Green movement of community in either a local or global manner. They are not recognized by leaders in the Green Movement, as evidence that there were no positive comments of supports issued for their applications.<ref>[https://gacweb.icann.org/download/attachments/22938690/Green-CZ-24661.pdf?version=1&modificationDate=1353453395000 Green CZ, GACweb.ICANN.org]Retrieved 27 Nov 2012</ref>
==European Commission Communiqué==
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