Tuesday, June 12, 2012

.PHARMACY Top-Level Domain

It is now official (read previous post dated March), the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) applies for the .PHARMACY generic Top-Level Domain to provide a secure destination for consumers.

"By filing this application, NABP and the coalition seek to ensure that the .PHARMACY gTLD is kept out of the hands of a third party that, for commercial reasons, may turn a blind eye toward illegal and/or counterfeit activity within the gTLD".

Press release is here.

Straat to apply for 13 Top-Level Domains

Spotted by Domain Name Wire, STRAAT, an investment company run by entrepreneurs and internet geeks has applied for 13 Top-Level Domains:
  1. .APP (6 applicants);
  2. .BOOK (2 applicants);
  3. .CORP (3 applicants);
  4. .DESIGN (5 applicants);
  5. .GMBH (2 applicants);
  6. .GROUP (2 applicants);
  7. .INC (3 applicants);
  8. .LAW (4 applicants);
  9. .LLC (4 applicants);
  10. .LTD;
  11. .MOVIE (3 applicants);
  12. .TECH (2 applicants);
  13. .WEB (5 applicants).
More information about Straat here.

"Top Level Design" applies for 10 new gTLDs

Top Level Design LLC is a new venture created by founders of AboutUs, SnapNames and ICANNWiki.
The company will be applying for 10 generic Top-Level Domains:
  1. .blog (4 known applicants already);
  2. .design (4 known applicants);
  3. .style (3 known applicants);
  4. .art (3 known applicants);
  5. .ink;
  6. .wiki;
  7. .gay (4 known applicants);
  8. .llc (3 known applicants);
  9. .group;
  10. .photography.
Find the list of other applicants on Registries.tel and read more here.

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