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|category  = [[:Category:Industry New gTLDs|Industry]]
 
|category  = [[:Category:Industry New gTLDs|Industry]]
 
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|priority = 362 - [[Donuts]] (Fox Dynamite, LLC)<br>1591 - [[Minardos Group]] (Dot Construction, LLC)
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'''.construction''' is a proposed new [[TLD]] in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]].
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'''.construction''' is an active [[gTLD]] that was proposed in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]]. The [[Registry]] is [[Donuts]] (Fox Dynamite, LLC). Their application was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] on 14 November, 2013.<ref name="delegation">[http://domainincite.com/15051-sexy-and-10-more-gtld-now-in-the-root .sexy and 10 More gTLDs now in the Root, Domain Incite] Retrieved 15 November 2013</ref>
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==Applicants==
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==Private Auction==
# [[Minardos Group]], the construction company has also applied for [[.build]], and [[.expert]]. <ref>[http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-06-04/the-latest-domain-name-gold-rush The Latest Domain name Gold Rush BusinessWeek.com]</ref>
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It was originally applied for by both [[Minardos Group]] and Donuts, though Donuts prevailed in an August 2013 auction for the string, held by [[Innovative Auctions]]. The total amount was not disclosed though the 8 total auctions that were cumulatively valued at $9.65 million.<ref>[http://www.applicantauction.com/blog/2013/8/15/second-applicant-auction-concluded-successfully-8-domains-965m Second Applicant Auction, Concluded Successfully 8 domains 965m, ApplicantAuction.com] Published Aug 15th</ref>
# [[Donuts]] (Fox Dynamite, LLC) - Donuts is a new registry company that applied for 307 [[TLD]]s. [[Daniel Schindler]], EVP of Marketing & Sales, is the main contact person. <ref>
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[http://www.domainnamenews.com/new-gtlds/donuts-inc-eye-popping-list-of-307-new-top-level-domains/11730 Donuts Inc eye popping list of 307 new top-level domains]</ref> This applicant submitted a [[PIC|Public Interest Commitment]], which can be downloaded [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/828 here].
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==Contract Signed==
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On 16 September 2013, [[Donuts]] received a [[Registry Agreement]] signed by [[ICANN]] for .construction after passing the [[Initial Evaluation]].<ref>[http://www.icann.org/en/about/agreements/registries Registry Agreements, ICANN.org] Retrieved 09 Oct 2013</ref>
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==Delegation==
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.construction was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] of the [[DNS]] on November 14, 2013, completing the successful application for the string.<ref name="delegation"></ref>
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===Sunrise===
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The Registry announced that their [[Sunrise Period]] for the string would begin 10 December 2013 and end on 07 February 2014.<ref>[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/sunrise-claims-periods TLD Startup Information, ICANN.org] Retrieved 10 December 2013</ref>
 
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[[Category:TLDs with Registry Agreements|construction]]

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