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{{TLD|
 
{{TLD|
 
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|status = Proposed
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|status = Active
|manager  =
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|manager  = [[Rightside]]
|country  =  
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|country  = International
 
|language =
 
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|community  =
 
|community  =
 
|PIC = [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/1118 Download Here]
 
|PIC = [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/1118 Download Here]
|priority = 261 - [[Demand Media]] ([[United TLD Holdco Ltd.]])
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'''.democrat''' is a proposed [[TLD]] in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]]. The applicant is [[Demand Media]] ([[United TLD Holdco Ltd.]]).<ref>[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/application-results/strings-1200utc-13jun12-en Reveal Day 13 June 2012 – New gTLD Applied-For Strings]</ref>
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'''.democrat''' is an active [[gTLD]] that was proposed in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]]. The [[Registry]] and manager of the TLD is [[Rightside]]/[[Demand Media]] ([[United TLD Holdco Ltd.]]).<ref>[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/application-results/strings-1200utc-13jun12-en Reveal Day 13 June 2012 – New gTLD Applied-For Strings]</ref>  The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] on 14 January, 2014.<ref name="delegation">[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/delegated-strings Delegated Strings, ICANN.org] Retrieved 17 Jan 2014</ref>
    
==Application Details==
 
==Application Details==
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"The term “democrat” has held a long and storied place in the history of government and politics. In the thousands of years since the Greek form of the word was coined to identify a particular form of egalitarian government, individual citizens, political parties, civic and student organizations, newspapers and even cities have adopted the name and its proud heritage. Global in scope, today a passionate group of millions of individuals and thousands of organizations identify with this word. The mission and purpose of the .democrat TLD is to establish an easily recognized and accessible namespace for this large and dynamic group.
 
"The term “democrat” has held a long and storied place in the history of government and politics. In the thousands of years since the Greek form of the word was coined to identify a particular form of egalitarian government, individual citizens, political parties, civic and student organizations, newspapers and even cities have adopted the name and its proud heritage. Global in scope, today a passionate group of millions of individuals and thousands of organizations identify with this word. The mission and purpose of the .democrat TLD is to establish an easily recognized and accessible namespace for this large and dynamic group.
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The desired reputation of .democrat is that of an open namespace where everyone is welcomed as engaged participants. As such, we expect that participants will create innovative and specialized products and services that connect with their audience. For example, individuals might create websites that demonstrate their support for certain political ideals. Merchants might market specialized products and services. Political candidates and elected officials may establish an easily discovered online presence to promote their messages and experiences."<ref>[http://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/1118 Application Download, gTLDresult.ICANN.org]</ref>
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==Contract Signed==
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On 24 October 2013, [[Demand Media]] received a [[Registry Agreement]] signed by [[ICANN]] for .democrat after passing the [[Initial Evaluation]].<ref>[http://www.icann.org/en/about/agreements/registries Registry Agreements, ICANN.org] Retrieved 25 Oct 2013</ref>
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==Delegation and Availability==
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.democrat was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] of the [[DNS]] on January 14, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.<ref name="delegation"></ref>
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The desired reputation of .democrat is that of an open namespace where everyone is welcomed as engaged participants.  As such, we expect that participants will create innovative and specialized products and services that connect with their audience. For example, individuals might create websites that demonstrate their support for certain political ideals. Merchants might market specialized products and services. Political candidates and elected officials may establish an easily discovered online presence to promote their messages and experiences."<ref>[http://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/1118 Application Download, gTLDresult.ICANN.org]</ref>
   
==References==
 
==References==
 
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[[Category:TLD]]
 
[[Category:TLD]]
 
[[Category:Government New gTLDs|democrat]]
 
[[Category:Government New gTLDs|democrat]]
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[[Category:TLDs with Registry Agreements|democrat]]

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