5 Strings Delegated

The following names were recently delegated, this brings them one step closer to being made available on the internet.
14 August 2014 CARAVAN
14 August 2014 SCA
14 August 2014 广东 (xn--xhq521b) – Chinese province of “Guangdong”
14 August 2014 佛山 (xn--1qqw23a) – Chinese city of “Foshan”
14 August 2014 BNPPARIBAS

4 Strings Delegated

The following names were recently delegated, this brings them one step closer to being made available on the internet.

8 August 2014 RESTAURANT
8 August 2014 CYMRU
8 August 2014 SARL
8 August 2014 GIFTS

Donuts Launches 18 More New Internet Domains in August

Donuts Launches 18 More New Internet Domains in August .CREDIT, .TAX, .CASH, .FITNESS .DENTAL, .CLINIC, .HEALTHCARE, and others released this month.
BELLEVUE, Wash. – – Donuts Inc., the world’s largest registry for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), continues to expand and diversify the Internet’s global addressing system in August by making 16 new gTLDs available to the public. In addition to the 16 gTLDs slated for general availability, Donuts is scheduled to open another two for early registration by trademark holders.

The new gTLDs available in August are being opened according to this schedule:

Sunrise availability to trademark holders:
As of August 12:
.HEALTHCARE

August 26
.PIZZA
General availability to any registrant

August 6
.CARE, .CLINIC, .SURGERY, .DENTAL

August 13
.TAX, .CASH, .FUND, .INVESTMENTS

August 20
.FURNITURE, .DISCOUNT, .FITNESS, .SCHULE (German for “school”)

August 27
.GRATIS, .CLAIMS, .CREDIT, .CREDITCARD

 

Read the full press release on Donuts

Category 1 Names

This week of August 4th 2014 will see the first Category 1 Strings come available, some terms and conditions apply, however it remains to be seen what will happen when/if complaints are made to the Registries. Any domain name (string) that you register within Category 1 domains, may be subject to cancellation by the Registry if you are in contravention of the terms. Since documents are subject to revision it is always best to refer directly to the ICANN pdf for the definitive rules.

You represent and warrant that:

(a) your application and registration for a domain name contains true, accurate and up-to-date information, and is made in good faith, for a lawful purpose and does not infringe the rights of any third party; and
(b) you accept and will abide by the Registry Policies.
Necessary Authorizations. You represent that you possesses any necessary authorizations, charters, licenses and/or other related credentials for participation in the sector associated with your domain name registration.

The names are divided into following groups;-

Regulated Sectors/Open Entry Requirements in Multiple Jurisdictions (Category 1 Safeguards are applicable)

  • ..essentially a provision in Registry-Registrar Agreements that requires Registrars to include in their Registration Agreements a provision requiring registrants to comply with all applicable laws

Charity:
.care, .gives, .giving

Children:
.kid, .kids, .kinder, .game, .games, .juegos, .play, .school, .schule, toys

Corporate Identifiers:
.limited

Education:
.degree, .mba

Environmental:
.earth, .eco, .green, .bio, .organic

Financial:
capital, . cash, .cashbackbonus, .broker, .brokers, .claims, .exchange, .finance, .financial, .forex, .fund, .investments, .lease, .loan, .loans, .market, . markets, .money, .pay, .payu, .retirement, .save, .trading, .credit, .insure, .netbank, .tax, .travelersinsurance, .financialaid, .vermogensberatung, .mortgage, .reit

Generic Geographic Terms:
.capital .town, .city

Health and Fitness:
.care, .diet, .fit, .fitness, .health, .heart, .hiv, .rehab, .clinic, .healthy (IDN Chinese equivalent), .dental, .physio, .healthcare, .med, .organic

Intellectual Property:
.audio, .book (and IDN equivalent), .broadway, .film, .game, .games, .juegos, .movie, .music, .software, .song, .tunes, .fashion (and IDN equivalent), .video, .app, .art, .author, .band, .beats, .cloud (and IDN equivalent), .data, .design, .digital, .download, .entertainment, .fan, .fans, .free, .gratis, .discount, .sale, .hiphop, .media, .news, .online, .pictures, .radio, .rip, .show, .theater, .theatre, .tour, .tours, .tvs, .video, .zip

Professional Services:
.accountant, .accountants, .architect, .associates, .broker, .brokers, .engineer, .legal, .realtor, .realty, .vet, .engineering, .law

General
.reise, .reisen .weather

 

Highly-regulated Sectors/Closed Entry Requirements in Multiple Jurisdictions (Category 1 Safeguards are applicable)

a lot more safeguards summarised as follows;-

  • ..a clear pathway for the creation of a working relationship with the relevant regulatory or industry self-regulatory bodies
  • administrative contact information, which must be kept up-to-date, for the notification of complaints or reports of registration abuse
  • a representation that the Registrant possesses any necessary authorisations, charters, licenses and/or other related credentials for participation in the sector associated with the Registry TLD string.
  • Registry Operator receiving a complaint expressing doubt with regard to the authenticity of licenses or credentials, Registry Operators should consult with relevant national supervisory authorities
  • Registrants to report any material changes to the validity of the Registrants’ authorisations, charters, licenses and/or other related credentials for participation in the sector

Charity:
.charity (and IDN Chinese equivalent)

Corporate Identifiers:
.corp, .gmbh, .inc, .llc, .llp, .ltda, .ltd, .sarl, .srl, .sal

Education:
.university

Financial:
.bank, .banque, .creditunion, .creditcard, .insurance, .ira, .lifeinsurance, .mutualfunds, .mutuelle, .vermogensberater, and .vesicherung, .autoinsurance, .carinsurance

Gambling:
.bet, .bingo, .lotto, .poker,.spreadbetting, .casino

Health and Fitness:
.pharmacy, .surgery, .dentist , .dds, .hospital, .medical, .doctor

Professional Services:
.abogado, .attorney, .cpa, .dentist, .dds, .lawyer, .doctor

 

Special Safeguards Required

.. essentially all of the above plus these 2 special conditions

  • ..Registry Operator will develop and publish registration policies to minimize the risk of cyber bullying and/or harassment.
  • ..Registrant will take reasonable steps to avoid misrepresenting or falsely implying that the Registrant or its business is affiliated with, sponsored or endorsed by one or more country’s or government’s military forces if such affiliation, sponsorship or endorsement does not exist.

Potential for Cyber Bullying/Harassment (Category 1 Safeguards are applicable): .fail, .gripe, .sucks, .wtf

Inherently Governmental Functions (Category 1 Safeguards are applicable): .army, .navy, .airforce

 

28 Strings Delegated in June

The following names were recently delegated, this brings them one step closer to being made available on the internet.

26 June 2014 ACTIVE
24 June 2014 MINI
21 June 2014 BMW
19 June 2014 OVH
19 June 2014 CAPETOWN
19 June 2014 PHYSIO
19 June 2014 LOTTO
19 June 2014 DURBAN
19 June 2014 GREEN
19 June 2014 JOBURG
18 June 2014 vlaanderen
18 June 2014 brussels
18 June 2014 surf
17 June 2014 手机 (xn--kput3i) – Chinese for “cell phone”
17 June 2014 BZH
13 June 2014 SCOT
13 June 2014 ORGANIC
6 June 2014 GLOBAL
4 June 2014 ENGINEER
4 June 2014 NHK
4 June 2014 HAMBURG
4 June 2014 REHAB
4 June 2014 TIROL
4 June 2014 REPUBLICAN
4 June 2014 GIVES
4 June 2014 NAVY
4 June 2014 ARMY
2 June 2014 BIO

26 Strings Delegated in July

The following names were recently delegated, this brings them one step closer to being made available on the internet.

30 July 2014 HEALTHCARE
30 July 2014 REALTOR
28 July 2014 WILLIAMHILL
28 July 2014 ONG
18 July 2014 PRAXI
18 July 2014 YANDEX
18 July 2014 AUCTION
18 July 2014 WHOSWHO
18 July 2014 KRD
18 July 2014 NGO
18 July 2014 NRA
18 July 2014 SPIEGEL
18 July 2014 LACAIXA
18 July 2014 LGBT
13 July 2014 GENT
11 July 2014 NRW
11 July 2014 SCB
10 July 2014 DEALS
10 July 2014 MELBOURNE
10 July 2014 CITY
3 July 2014 schmidt
3 July 2014 cuisinella
3 July 2014 cancerresearch
2 July 2014 DIRECT
2 July 2014 PLACE
2 July 2014 SUZUKI