Dot Registry LLC

Type: Privately held
Industry: Registry
Founder(s): Ephraim Gershon
Headquarters: Kansas City, Missouri
Chicago, Illinois
Country: USA
Website: [1]
Key People
Shaul Jolles, CEO

Dot Registry LLC is a new domain registry operator established by Ephraim Gershon, an Internet entrepreneur. The company is applying for four corporate-related generic top level domain names (gTLDs); .inc, .corp, .llc and .llp, which will be made available to companies registered in the United States. Shaul Jolles is the CEO of the company and it has offices in Chicago, Illinois and Kansas City, Missouri. [1]

Dot Registry™ is a leader in online innovation dedicated to protecting the US Business Community. Recently, Dot Registry has applied for four new community based gTLD’s through the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers ( ICANN). DOT Registry’s extensions; .INC, .LLC, .LLP, and .CORP, will mark an unprecedented change in the online marketplace as being the first domain extensions dedicated to represent registered US businesses. The company selected Neustar to provide back-end registry services. According to Jolles, consumers will benefit from the proposed TLDs because it would be easier for them to identify if a company is legitimate while owners of companies will be guaranteed that they can register a domain name that matches their business name, which would increase consumer confidence and revenue. The company claimed that its application for the four TLDs is supported by different US secretaries of state.[2]

The National Association of Secretaries of State has concerns over the proposed TLDs and requested ICANN to restrict relevant corporate TLDs so that they are "extended only to [entities] legally and appropriately registered with the Secretaries of State, or the equivalent state agency".[3]

Management Team