.rip

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Status: Delegated
country: International
Registry: Rightside
Registry Backend: Rightside
Type: Generic
Category: Lifestyle
Priority #: 1210 - Demand Media (United TLD Holdco Ltd.)
1319 - dotRIP LIMITED
1328 - Momentous (Nevaeh Ventures Inc)
nTLDStats
Registrations: 3,433
Parked Domains: 1,908
Parked Domain %: 55.58 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 15 October 2014
General Availability: 28 January 2015

More Information: NTLDStatsLogo.png

.rip is a TLD in ICANN's New gTLD Program. After a Private auction in May 2014, Rightside/Demand Media (United TLD Holdco Ltd.) became the sole applicant for the string. It was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on the 15th October 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[1]


Successful Applicant

  1. Rightside/Demand Media (United TLD Holdco Ltd.) - This applicant submitted a Public Interest Commitment, which can be downloaded here.

Previous Applicants

  1. DotRIP Limited
  2. Momentous
  3. Nevaeh Ventures Inc[2]

Private Auction

In a private auction conducted by Applicant Auction in May 2014, Rightside won the rights to .rip over the other applicants for an undisclosed amount.[3]

Contract signed

On the 10th July 2014,United TLD Holdco Ltd. received a Registry Agreement signed by ICANN for .rip after passing the Initial Evaluation.[4]


Delegation

.rip was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on the 15th October 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[5]

References

  1. ICANN delegated strings Retrieved 5th December 2014.
  2. Rip Status, ICANN.org
  3. Afilias Winds Poker gTLD (5 June 2014) Kevin Murphy, Domain Incite; Retrieved 5 June 2014
  4. Registry Agreements, ICANN.org Retrieved 05 December 2014
  5. ICANN delegated strings Retrieved 5th December 2014.