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|status = Delegated
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|manager  = [[Demand Media]]
 
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|registryprovider  = [[Demand Media]]
 
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|category= [[:Category:Professional New gTLDs|Professional]]
 
|category= [[:Category:Professional New gTLDs|Professional]]
 
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|PIC = [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/1108 Download Here]
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'''.actor''' is a proposed [[TLD]] in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]] by [[United TLD Holdco Ltd.]], a subsidiary company of [[Demand Media]]. It is one of the 26 domain name strings filed by the company to serve as registry operator. <ref>[http://www.domainnamenews.com/new-gtlds/demand-media-applies-for-26-new-generic-top-level-domains-gtlds/11328 Demand Media applies for 26 new generic top level domains (gTLDs)]</ref>
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'''.actor''' is a proposed [[TLD]] in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]] by [[United TLD Holdco Ltd.]], a subsidiary company of [[Rightside]]/[[Demand Media]]. It is one of the 26 domain name strings filed by the company to serve as registry operator. <ref>[http://www.domainnamenews.com/new-gtlds/demand-media-applies-for-26-new-generic-top-level-domains-gtlds/11328 Demand Media applies for 26 new generic top level domains (gTLDs)]</ref> The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] on 26 February 2014.<ref name="delegation">[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/delegated-strings Delegated Strings, ICANN.org] Retrieved 27 Feb 2014</ref>
    
The target registrants for the .actor TLD are the professionals and organizations engaged in or associated with motion pictures, television and theatrical arts worldwide. The company plans to implement 22 protection mechanisms to ensure the safety and security of the .actor domain name space. If approved by ICANN, United TLD Holdco Ltd. plans to sell domain names at discount price for multiple year registrations and bulk purchases. Its back-end registry operations will be taken care of in-house.<ref>[http://news.dot-nxt.com/gtld/actor United TLD Holdco Ltd. Application for .Actor]</ref>
 
The target registrants for the .actor TLD are the professionals and organizations engaged in or associated with motion pictures, television and theatrical arts worldwide. The company plans to implement 22 protection mechanisms to ensure the safety and security of the .actor domain name space. If approved by ICANN, United TLD Holdco Ltd. plans to sell domain names at discount price for multiple year registrations and bulk purchases. Its back-end registry operations will be taken care of in-house.<ref>[http://news.dot-nxt.com/gtld/actor United TLD Holdco Ltd. Application for .Actor]</ref>
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==Contract Signed==
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On 12 December 2013 [[Demand Media]] received a [[Registry Agreement]] signed by [[ICANN]] for .actor after passing all the required processes needed to become a [[Registry Operator]] for the string.<ref>[http://domainincite.com/15299-ten-more-new-gtlds-get-icann-contracts Ten More New gTLDs Get ICANN Contracts, DomainIncite] Retrieved 13 Dec 2013</ref>
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==Delegation and Availability==
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.actor was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] of the [[DNS]] on 26 February, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.<ref name="delegation"></ref>
    
==References==
 
==References==
 
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[[Category:Professional New gTLDs|actor]]
 
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[[Category:TLDs with Registry Agreements|actor]]

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