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|date  = 27 February 2014
|type  = [[gTLD|Generic]] <br>[[GeoTLD|geographical TLD]]
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|type  = [[GeoTLD|Geographical TLD]]
|category = [[:Category:Food & Drink New gTLDs|Food & Drink]] <br> [[:Category:Culture New gTLDs|Culture]]
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|category = [[:Category:Culture New gTLDs|Culture]]
 
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'''.bar''' is a proposed domain name string to [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]].<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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'''.bar''' is a delegated [[TLD]] in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]].<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> This string, applied for by two applicants as a generic application, was deemed a [[GeoTLD|Geographic TLD]] by ICANN's [[Geographic Names Panel]], referring to a commune in Montenegro. Geo TLDs must have government support in order to pass evaluation and proceed towards delegation.<ref>[http://domainincite.com/12166-told-you-so-four-new-gtlds-given-geographic-surprise-others-given-a-pass Told You So Four New gTLDs Given Geographic Surprise others Given a Pass, DomainIncite.com] Retrieved 7 Mar 2013</ref> The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] on 27 February 2014.<ref name="delegation">[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/delegated-strings Delegated Strings, ICANN.org] Retrieved 5 March 2014</ref>
 
==Current Applicants==
 
==Current Applicants==
# [[Demand Media]] (United TLD|United TLD Holdco Ltd.), this one of the 26 gTLDs applied for by the company. <ref>[http://www.unitedtld.com/our-tlds/ United TLD]</ref>
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# [[Punto 2012 Sociedad Anonima de Capital Variable]], applied for the string as [[GeoTLD|geographical TLD]] for the city of Barcelona. They have contracted [[CentralNic]] as their technical provider.
# [[Punto 2012 Sociedad Anonima de Capital Variable]], applied for the string as [[GeoTLD|geographical TLD]] for the city of Barcelona. They have contracted [[CentralNic]] as their technical provider..  
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===Previous Applicants===
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# [[Demand Media]] (United TLD|United TLD Holdco Ltd.), this one of the 26 gTLDs applied for by the company. <ref>[http://www.unitedtld.com/our-tlds/ United TLD]</ref> The application was withdrawn in July 2013.<ref>[http://domainincite.com/13641-demand-media-withdraws-bar-application Demand Media Withdraws Bar Application, DomainIncite.com]Published 8 July 2013, Retrieved 10 July 2013</ref>
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==Public Comment Objection==
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Saudi Arabia's Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) filed an objection against the TLD in the public comment forum.<ref>[http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2012/08/16/icann_top_level_domain_applications_saudi_arabia_apparently_objects_to_catholic_gay_bible_.html?from=rss/&wpisrc=newsletter_slatest Saudi Arabia Apparently Objects to .Catholic, .Gay, .Bible, and 28 More Proposed New Top-Level Domains, slate.com]</ref> The comment forum does not require payment for a comment or objection, thus it did not require the [[ICDR]] or the [[ICC]] to determine an outcome. The comment was taken into consideration by the [[Initial Evaluation]] panels.
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==Contract Signed==
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On 12 December 2013 [[Punto 2012 Sociedad Anonima de Capital Variable]] received a [[Registry Agreement]] signed by [[ICANN]] for .bar after passing all the required processes needed to become a [[Registry Operator]] for the string.<ref>[http://domainincite.com/15299-ten-more-new-gtlds-get-icann-contracts Ten More New gTLDs Get ICANN Contracts, DomainIncite] Retrieved 13 Dec 2013</ref>
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==Delegation and Availability==
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.bar was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] of the [[DNS]] on 27 February, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.<ref name="delegation"></ref>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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[[Category:Culture New gTLDs|bar]]
 
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[[Category:GeoTLD|bar]]
 
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[[Category:TLDs with Registry Agreements|bar]]
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Latest revision as of 18:33, 10 August 2016

Status: Delegated
Registry: Punto 2012
Registry Backend: CentralNic
Date Implemented: 27 February 2014
Type: Geographical TLD
Category: Culture
nTLDStats
Registrations: 428,406
Parked Domains: 3,114
Parked Domain %: 0.73 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 27 February 2014
General Availability: 14 July 2014

More Information: 1}}

.bar is a delegated TLD in ICANN's New gTLD Program.[1] This string, applied for by two applicants as a generic application, was deemed a Geographic TLD by ICANN's Geographic Names Panel, referring to a commune in Montenegro. Geo TLDs must have government support in order to pass evaluation and proceed towards delegation.[2] The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the Root Zone on 27 February 2014.[3]

Current Applicants

  1. Punto 2012 Sociedad Anonima de Capital Variable, applied for the string as geographical TLD for the city of Barcelona. They have contracted CentralNic as their technical provider.

Previous Applicants

  1. Demand Media (United TLD|United TLD Holdco Ltd.), this one of the 26 gTLDs applied for by the company. [4] The application was withdrawn in July 2013.[5]

Public Comment Objection

Saudi Arabia's Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) filed an objection against the TLD in the public comment forum.[6] The comment forum does not require payment for a comment or objection, thus it did not require the ICDR or the ICC to determine an outcome. The comment was taken into consideration by the Initial Evaluation panels.

Contract Signed

On 12 December 2013 Punto 2012 Sociedad Anonima de Capital Variable received a Registry Agreement signed by ICANN for .bar after passing all the required processes needed to become a Registry Operator for the string.[7]

Delegation and Availability

.bar was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on 27 February, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[3]

References