Difference between revisions of ".contractors"

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[[Category:Professional New gTLDs|contractors]]
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[[Category:TLDs with Registry Agreements|contractors]]

Revision as of 20:51, 10 October 2013

Status: Proposed
Registry Provider: Demand Media
Registry: Donuts
Registry Backend: Donuts
Type: Generic
Category: Professional
PIC Submitted: Download Here
Priority #: 319 - Donuts (Magic Woods, LLC)
Registrations: 4,076
Parked Domains: 2,436
Parked Domain %: 59.76 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 14 November 2013
General Availability: 19 February 2014

More Information: 1}}

.contractors is a proposed TLD in ICANN's New gTLD Program. The applicant is Donuts (Magic Woods, LLC).[1]

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."[2]

Contract Signed

On 10 September 2013, Donuts received a Registry Agreement signed by ICANN for .contractors after passing the Initial Evaluation.[3]