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Status: Proposed
Registry: XYZ.COM LLC
Registry Backend: CentralNic
Type: Generic
Category: Lifestyle
Registrations: 3,599
Parked Domains: 1,093
Parked Domain %: 30.37 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 09 April 2016
General Availability: 12 April 2017

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.baby is a proposed TLD in ICANN's New gTLD Program.

Current Applicants

The applicants for the .baby domain name string include: [1]

  1. Radix (DotBaby Inc.), one of 31 applications submitted by the company [2]
  2. Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd., it is one of 68 applications that the company has filed for on its own behalf.[3]
  3. Donuts (Auburn Beach, LLC) represented by Daniel Schindler, EVP of Donuts, a start-up company that filed for 307 new gTLD applications. [4]
  4. Google (Charleston Road Registry Inc.), Sarah Falvey, Google's Senior Policy Analyst, is listed as contact person for the company.
  5. Johnson & Johnson, the company is represented by Joshua Bourne, Managing Partner of FairWinds Partners, a domain name consultancy firm.
  6. Famous Four Media (Compact Registry Limited), a registry service provider based in Gibraltar with 61 new gTLD applications. [5]


Radix received a GAC Early Warning as an entire applicant, where each one of the applicants was flagged by the U.S. Government. This seems to be the only time a portfolio applicant had all of their applications warned. The issue does not deal with the technical capabilities or thematic content of their applications, but rather the inclusion of an email address associated with the US' Federal Bureau of Investigation. It seems that Radix included correspondence with this address as a recommendation with each of their applications.[6]


Saudi Arabia's Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) filed an objection against the TLD, on the grounds that it might also be used by pornographic sites.[7]