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Status: Delegated
Manager: Demand Media
Registry Provider: Demand Media
Registry: Rightside
Registry Backend: Rightside
Type: Generic
Category: Professional
PIC Submitted: Download Here
Registrations: 2,880
Parked Domains: 1,817
Parked Domain %: 63.09 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 04 June 2014
General Availability: 19 November 2014

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.engineer is a proposed TLD in ICANN's New gTLD Program. The applicant is Rightside/Demand Media (United TLD Holdco Ltd.).[1] Their application succeeded and was delegated to the Root Zone on 4 June 2014.[2]

GAC Early Warning

The application was issued a GAC Early Warning from the representative of Australia and GAC Chair, Heather Dryden. 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.[3] The warning notes that the TLD refers to a regulated market but that the applicant has not provided for adequate measures to protect from consumer harm.[4]

Contract Signed

On 6 March 2014 Rightside received a Registry Agreement signed by ICANN for .engineer after passing all the required processes needed to become a Registry Operator for the string.[5]

Delegation and Availability

.engineer was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on 4 June 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[2]