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* [http://www.icann.org/correspondence/baker-to-thrush-18dec08.pdf 2008.12.18 Department of Commerce letter reminding ICANN of promised study regarding new gTLDs.]
 
* [http://www.icann.org/correspondence/baker-to-thrush-18dec08.pdf 2008.12.18 Department of Commerce letter reminding ICANN of promised study regarding new gTLDs.]
 
* [http://icannwiki.org/images/b/b0/New_gTLD_Program_-_Evaluation_Process_-_Paris.pdf 2008.10.XX Application Process Flowchart]
 
* [http://icannwiki.org/images/b/b0/New_gTLD_Program_-_Evaluation_Process_-_Paris.pdf 2008.10.XX Application Process Flowchart]
* [http://icannwiki.org/images/3/38/New-gtld-draft-rfp-24oct08-en.pdf New gTLD Draft RFP Applicant Guidebook]
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* [http://icannwiki.org/images/3/38/New-gtld-draft-rfp-24oct08-en.pdf 2008.10.24 New gTLD Draft RFP Applicant Guidebook]
 
* [http://icannwiki.org/images/1/1a/GTLDUpdateParis-23jun08.pdf gTLD Update - Paris June 2008]
 
* [http://icannwiki.org/images/1/1a/GTLDUpdateParis-23jun08.pdf gTLD Update - Paris June 2008]
  

Revision as of 05:03, 20 September 2010

Acronym: Generic Top Level Domains

TLDs with three or more characters are referred to as "Generic" Top Level Domain or gTLDs. Generally speaking, an unsponsored gTLD Registry operates under policies established by the global Internet community directly through the ICANN process. .biz, .com, .info, .name, .net, .org, and .pro are unsponsored TLDs. .Asia is an example of a sponsored TLD.


Going forward TLDs will be identified as either "open" or "community".

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