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Status: Proposed
country: International
Registry: Rightside
Registry Backend: Donuts
Type: Generic
Category: Lifestyle
Priority #: 1210 - Demand Media (United TLD Holdco Ltd.)
1319 - dotRIP LIMITED
1328 - Momentous (Nevaeh Ventures Inc)
Registrations: 4,614
Parked Domains: 1,944
Parked Domain %: 42.13 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 15 October 2014
General Availability: 28 January 2015

More Information: NTLDStatsLogo.png

.rip is a proposed TLD in ICANN's New gTLD Program. After a Private auction in May 2014, Rightside/Demand Media (United TLD Holdco Ltd.) became the sole applicant for the string.

Current Applicant

  1. Rightside/Demand Media (United TLD Holdco Ltd.) - This applicant submitted a Public Interest Commitment, which can be downloaded here.

Previous Applicants

  1. DotRIP Limited
  2. Momentous
  3. Nevaeh Ventures Inc[1]

Private Auction

In a private auction conducted by Applicant Auction in May 2014, Rightside won the rights to .rip over the other applicants for an undisclosed amount.[2]


  1. Rip Status, ICANN.org
  2. Afilias Winds Poker gTLD (5 June 2014) Kevin Murphy, Domain Incite; Retrieved 5 June 2014