.family

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Status: Proposed
Registry: Rightside
Registry Backend: Donuts
Type: Generic
Category: Lifestyle
nTLDStats
Registrations: 29,028
Parked Domains: 13,401
Parked Domain %: 46.17 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 11 August 2015
General Availability: 20 January 2016

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

Applicants

  1. Donuts (Bitter Galley, LLC)- This is one of the 307 new gTLDs filed by the company. Donuts created a company for each domain name string including Bitter Galley, LLC for .family to submit its application. Its investment for application fees alone $56 million. Demand Media will provide the back-end registry solutions for the company. [1]
  2. Google (Charleston Road Registry Inc.)- The company filed for 101 new domain name strings under this company name. Sarah Falvey, Senior Policy Analyst of Google is the main contact person in the application. [2]
  3. Uniregistry, Corp.- The company was formed by domain name investor Frank Schilling. He invested $60 million in the company and applied for 54 new gTLDs including .family. [3]

References