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|category = [[:Category: Education New gTLDs|Education]]
 
|category = [[:Category: Education New gTLDs|Education]]
 
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|priority = 924 - [[Top Level Domain Holdings]]<br>1719 - [[Famous Four Media]] (dot Science Limited)
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'''.science''' is a proposed [[TLD]] in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]].  
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'''.science''' is a [[GTLD]] that was proposed in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]]. On June, 25th, 2013, TLDH decided to withdraw two applications, leaving [[Famous Four Media]] as the sole applicant.<ref>[http://www.domainnews.com/en/three-more-new-gtld-applications-withdrawn-review-science-and-fit.html]</ref> .science was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] of the [[DNS]] on the 15th November, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.<ref>[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/delegated-strings ICANN delegated strings] Retrieved 7th December 2014.</ref>
==Current Applicants==
 
# [[Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd.]] has filed for on its own behalf.<ref>[http://www.tldh.org/2012/06/gtld-application-update-92-applications-submitted/ gTLD Application Update 92 applications submitted, TLDH.org]</ref> This applicant submitted a [[PIC|Public Interest Commitment]], which can be downloaded [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/1402 here].
 
# [[Famous Four Media]] (dot Science Limited), the company has applied for 61 new gTLDs.<ref>[http://www.thedomains.com/2012/06/13/famous-four-media-applies-for-61-generic-tlds-poker-bet-bingo-casino-win/ Famous Four Media Applies for 61 Generic, TheDomains.com]</ref>
 
  
===TLDH & $15mm Auction Funding===
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==Successful applicant==
On February 26 2013, [[Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd.]] announced that it had entered into a funding agreement worth $15 million to be used in the case of auction for a specific unnamed TLD. The investor will not receive ownership of the TLD but a share of future revenues. TLDH did not name the TLD that the funds are directed for, and it is in 11 head to head contentions and 12 featuring more than one contender.<ref>[http://domainnamewire.com/2013/02/26/tldh-gets-up-to-15-million-for-a-single-top-level-domain-name-auction/ TLDh Gets 15 Million for A Single Top Level Domain Name Auction, DomainNameWire.com] Published and Retrieved 26 Feb 2013</ref>
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[[Famous Four Media]] (dot Science Limited), the company has applied for 61 new gTLDs.<ref>[http://www.thedomains.com/2012/06/13/famous-four-media-applies-for-61-generic-tlds-poker-bet-bingo-casino-win/ Famous Four Media Applies for 61 Generic, TheDomains.com]</ref>
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===Previous Applicant===
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[[Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd.]] filed for .science on its own behalf.<ref>[http://www.tldh.org/2012/06/gtld-application-update-92-applications-submitted/ gTLD Application Update 92 applications submitted, TLDH.org]</ref> It withdrew its application in June 2013, due to a partnership and revenue-sharing model between TLDH and Famous Four Media.<ref>[http://domainincite.com/13502-famous-four-wins-three-new-gtld-contention-sets Famous Four WIns Three New gTLD Contention Sets, DomainIncite.com]Published and Retrieved 25 June 2013</ref>
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==Contract signed==
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On the 11th September 2014, [[Famous Four Media]] received a [[Registry Agreement]] signed by [[ICANN]] for .science after passing the [[Initial Evaluation]].<ref>[http://www.icann.org/en/about/agreements/registries Registry Agreements, ICANN.org] Retrieved 07 December 2014</ref>
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==Delegation==
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.science was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] of the [[DNS]] on the 15th November, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.<ref>[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/delegated-strings ICANN delegated strings] Retrieved 7th December 2014.</ref>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Latest revision as of 15:41, 25 October 2016

Status: Delegated
country: International
Registry: Global Registry Services Limited
Registry Backend: GoDaddy
Type: Generic
Category: Education
nTLDStats
Registrations: 16,343
Parked Domains: 22,941
Parked Domain %: 100 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 15 November 2014
General Availability: 24 February 2015

More Information: 1}}

.science is a GTLD that was proposed in ICANN's New gTLD Program. On June, 25th, 2013, TLDH decided to withdraw two applications, leaving Famous Four Media as the sole applicant.[1] .science was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on the 15th November, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[2]

Successful applicant

Famous Four Media (dot Science Limited), the company has applied for 61 new gTLDs.[3]

Previous Applicant

Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd. filed for .science on its own behalf.[4] It withdrew its application in June 2013, due to a partnership and revenue-sharing model between TLDH and Famous Four Media.[5]

Contract signed

On the 11th September 2014, Famous Four Media received a Registry Agreement signed by ICANN for .science after passing the Initial Evaluation.[6]

Delegation

.science was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on the 15th November, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[7]

References