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Status: Proposed
country: International
Registry: Global Registry Services Limited
Registry Backend: GoDaddy
Type: Generic
Category: Education
Priority #: 924 - Top Level Domain Holdings
1719 - Famous Four Media (dot Science Limited)
Registrations: 16,343
Parked Domains: 22,941
Parked Domain %: 100 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 15 November 2014
General Availability: 24 February 2015

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

Current Applicants

  1. Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd. has filed for on its own behalf.[1] This applicant submitted a Public Interest Commitment, which can be downloaded here.
  2. Famous Four Media (dot Science Limited), the company has applied for 61 new gTLDs.[2]

TLDH & $15mm Auction Funding

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.[3]