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|PIC = [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/856 Download Here]
 
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|priority = 585 - [[Donuts]] (Delta Mill, LLC)
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'''.capital''' is a proposed [[TLD]] in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]]. The applicant is [[Donuts]] (Delta Mill, LLC).<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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'''.capital''' is a proposed [[TLD]] in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]]. The applicant is [[Donuts]] (Delta Mill, LLC).<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> The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] on 11 April 2014.<ref name="delegation">[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/delegated-strings Delegated Strings, ICANN.org] Retrieved 15 April 2014</ref>
  
 
The application was subject to 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. It is noted in the warning that "The string (.capital) is a generic geographic term, and DeltaMill LLC does not appear to have proposed sufficient mecahnism to allow communities to protect their names and reputations from misuse at the [[SLD|second level]].<ref>[https://gacweb.icann.org/download/attachments/22938690/Capital-AU-20218.pdf?version=1&modificationDate=1353382953000 Capital AU, GACweb.ICANN.org]</ref>
 
The application was subject to 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. It is noted in the warning that "The string (.capital) is a generic geographic term, and DeltaMill LLC does not appear to have proposed sufficient mecahnism to allow communities to protect their names and reputations from misuse at the [[SLD|second level]].<ref>[https://gacweb.icann.org/download/attachments/22938690/Capital-AU-20218.pdf?version=1&modificationDate=1353382953000 Capital AU, GACweb.ICANN.org]</ref>
 
===Application Details===
 
===Application Details===
 
Many of [[Donuts]]' applications, including this one, seem to have been applied for using the same boiler-plate application in which the TLD is defined as a means of providing greater expression on the Internet and will be an open TLD without pre-registration policies. It notes its plans to adhere with all registration policies required by ICANN and its intent to have remediation and takedown policies clearly defined to fit within these requirements. Pre-registration verification will not be used and this as defined as causing "cause more harm than benefit by denying domain access to legitimate registrants." They intend to control abuse through "extensive user and rights protections."<ref>[http://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/896 ApplicationDetails, gTLDresult.ICANN.org]Retrieved 12 Dec 2012</ref>
 
Many of [[Donuts]]' applications, including this one, seem to have been applied for using the same boiler-plate application in which the TLD is defined as a means of providing greater expression on the Internet and will be an open TLD without pre-registration policies. It notes its plans to adhere with all registration policies required by ICANN and its intent to have remediation and takedown policies clearly defined to fit within these requirements. Pre-registration verification will not be used and this as defined as causing "cause more harm than benefit by denying domain access to legitimate registrants." They intend to control abuse through "extensive user and rights protections."<ref>[http://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/896 ApplicationDetails, gTLDresult.ICANN.org]Retrieved 12 Dec 2012</ref>
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===Contract Signed===
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On 06 March 2014, [[Donuts]] received a [[Registry Agreement]] signed by [[ICANN]] for .capital after passing all the required processes needed to become a [[Registry Operator]] for the string.<ref>[http://www.icann.org/en/about/agreements/registries Registry Agreements, ICANN.org] Retrieved 15 April 2014</ref>
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==Delegation and Availability==
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.capital was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] of the [[DNS]] on 11 April, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.<ref name="delegation"></ref>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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[[Category:Commerce New gTLDs|capital]]
 
[[Category:Commerce New gTLDs|capital]]
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[[Category:TLDs with Registry Agreements|capital]]

Latest revision as of 16:40, 11 August 2016

Status: Delegated
Manager: Donuts
Registry Provider: Demand Media
Registry: Donuts
Registry Backend: Donuts
Type: Generic
Category: Commerce
PIC Submitted: Download Here
nTLDStats
Registrations: 23,361
Parked Domains: 10,030
Parked Domain %: 42.93 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 11 April 2014
General Availability: 16 July 2014

More Information: 1}}

.capital is a proposed TLD in ICANN's New gTLD Program. The applicant is Donuts (Delta Mill, LLC).[1] The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the Root Zone on 11 April 2014.[2]

The application was subject to 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. It is noted in the warning that "The string (.capital) is a generic geographic term, and DeltaMill LLC does not appear to have proposed sufficient mecahnism to allow communities to protect their names and reputations from misuse at the second level.[3]

Application Details

Many of Donuts' applications, including this one, seem to have been applied for using the same boiler-plate application in which the TLD is defined as a means of providing greater expression on the Internet and will be an open TLD without pre-registration policies. It notes its plans to adhere with all registration policies required by ICANN and its intent to have remediation and takedown policies clearly defined to fit within these requirements. Pre-registration verification will not be used and this as defined as causing "cause more harm than benefit by denying domain access to legitimate registrants." They intend to control abuse through "extensive user and rights protections."[4]

Contract Signed

On 06 March 2014, Donuts received a Registry Agreement signed by ICANN for .capital after passing all the required processes needed to become a Registry Operator for the string.[5]

Delegation and Availability

.capital was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on 11 April, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[2]

References