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'''.group''' is a new [[gTLD]] delegated to the [[Root Zone]] in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]] on 8 August 2015. [[Donuts]] is the registry provider.
 
'''.group''' is a new [[gTLD]] delegated to the [[Root Zone]] in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]] on 8 August 2015. [[Donuts]] is the registry provider.
  
==Current Applicant==
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==Private Auction==
# [[Donuts]] (Romeo Town, LLC), one of 307 applications. This applicant submitted a [[PIC|Public Interest Commitment]], which can be downloaded [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/742 here].
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In July 2014 Donuts won the rights to the .group string after a [[Private auction]] with the other 4 applicants. As with many of the private auctions conducted for New gTLDs, the winning bid was not disclosed.<ref>[http://www.thedomains.com/2014/07/22/amazon-settles-a-new-gtld-contention-set-by-private-auction-as-donuts-wins-group/ Amazon Settles New gTLD Contention Set by Private Auction as Donuts wins .group] ''TheDomains.com''; Retrieved 23 July 2014</ref>
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===Winning Applicant===
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# [[Donuts]] (Romeo Town, LLC), .group was one of 307 applications. This applicant submitted a [[PIC|Public Interest Commitment]], which can be downloaded [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/742 here].
  
==Previous Applicants==
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===Other Applicants===
 
# [[Amazon]]
 
# [[Amazon]]
 
# [[Top Level Design]], .group is one of 10 applications submitted by the company.<ref>[http://domainnamewire.com/2012/06/11/snapnames-co-founder-ray-king-behind-registry-applying-for-10-top-level-domains/ SnapNames coFounder Ray king Behind Registry, DomainNameWire.com]</ref>
 
# [[Top Level Design]], .group is one of 10 applications submitted by the company.<ref>[http://domainnamewire.com/2012/06/11/snapnames-co-founder-ray-king-behind-registry-applying-for-10-top-level-domains/ SnapNames coFounder Ray king Behind Registry, DomainNameWire.com]</ref>
 
# [[STRAAT Investments]] (NU DOT CO LLC), the parent company of [[.co Internet]] has applied for 13 total TLDs.<ref>[http://domainnamewire.com/2012/06/12/parent-company-of-co-internet-applies-for-13-top-level-domains-heres-the-list/ Parent Company of Co Internet Applies for 13, DomainNameWire.com]</ref>
 
# [[STRAAT Investments]] (NU DOT CO LLC), the parent company of [[.co Internet]] has applied for 13 total TLDs.<ref>[http://domainnamewire.com/2012/06/12/parent-company-of-co-internet-applies-for-13-top-level-domains-heres-the-list/ Parent Company of Co Internet Applies for 13, DomainNameWire.com]</ref>
 
# [[Tucows]] - This applicant submitted a [[PIC|Public Interest Commitment]], which can be downloaded [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/1266 here].
 
# [[Tucows]] - This applicant submitted a [[PIC|Public Interest Commitment]], which can be downloaded [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/1266 here].
 
==Private Auction==
 
In July 2014 Donuts won the rights to the .group string after a [[Private auction]] with the other 4 applicants. As with many of the private auctions conducted for New gTLDs, the winning bid was not disclosed.<ref>[http://www.thedomains.com/2014/07/22/amazon-settles-a-new-gtld-contention-set-by-private-auction-as-donuts-wins-group/ Amazon Settles New gTLD Contention Set by Private Auction as Donuts wins .group] ''TheDomains.com''; Retrieved 23 July 2014</ref>
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Latest revision as of 14:31, 14 January 2019

Status: Delegated
Registry: Donuts
Registry Backend: Donuts
Type: Generic
Category: Commerce
nTLDStats
Registrations: 66,829
Parked Domains: 48,530
Parked Domain %: 72.62 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 08 August 2015
General Availability: 08 June 2016

More Information: NTLDStatsLogo.png

.group is a new gTLD delegated to the Root Zone in ICANN's New gTLD Program on 8 August 2015. Donuts is the registry provider.

Private Auction

In July 2014 Donuts won the rights to the .group string after a Private auction with the other 4 applicants. As with many of the private auctions conducted for New gTLDs, the winning bid was not disclosed.[1]

Winning Applicant

  1. Donuts (Romeo Town, LLC), .group was one of 307 applications. This applicant submitted a Public Interest Commitment, which can be downloaded here.

Other Applicants

  1. Amazon
  2. Top Level Design, .group is one of 10 applications submitted by the company.[2]
  3. STRAAT Investments (NU DOT CO LLC), the parent company of .co Internet has applied for 13 total TLDs.[3]
  4. Tucows - This applicant submitted a Public Interest Commitment, which can be downloaded here.

References