.science

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Status: Delegated
country: International
Registry: Famous Four Media
Registry Backend: Neustar
Type: Generic
Category: Education
nTLDStats
Registrations: 99,436
Parked Domains: 62,726
Parked Domain %: 63.08 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 15 November 2014
General Availability: 24 February 2015

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.science is a GTLD that was proposed in ICANN's New gTLD Program. On June, 25th, 2013, TLDH decided to withdraw two applications, leaving Famous Four Media as the sole applicant.[1] .science was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on the 15th November, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[2]

Successful applicant

Famous Four Media (dot Science Limited), the company has applied for 61 new gTLDs.[3]

Previous Applicant

Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd. filed for .science on its own behalf.[4] It withdrew its application in June 2013, due to a partnership and revenue-sharing model between TLDH and Famous Four Media.[5]

Contract signed

On the 11th September 2014, Famous Four Media received a Registry Agreement signed by ICANN for .science after passing the Initial Evaluation.[6]

Delegation

.science was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on the 15th November, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[7]

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