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Introduction of Two-Character Domain Names for .LUXURY, .WANG, XN--3BST00M, XN--6QQ986B3XL, XN--CZRU2D, XN--45Q11C, .BUILD, .REN, .PIZZA, .RESTAURANT, .GIFTS, .SARL, XN--55QX5D, XN--IO0A7I, and 20 TLDs associated with Top Level Domain Holdings Limited

23 July 2014

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Forum Announcement: Comment Period Opens on Date: 23 July 2014
  • Top-Level Domains
  • Second-Level Domains
  • Contracted Party Agreements
  • Security/Stability
Purpose (Brief):

Seven (7) Registry Services Evaluation Process (RSEP) requests were submitted by the registry operators listed below to allow the introduction of two-character domain names for the below TLDs. In total, the requests concern 34 New gTLDs.

Proposal TLD Registry Name Documents
2014039 Multiple TLDs* Top Level Domain Holdings Limited Top Level Domain Holdings Limited Request 21 July 2014 [PDF, 15 KB]
2014037 xn--55qx5d
Computer Network Information Center of Chinese Academy of Sciences Computer Network Information Center of Chinese Academy of Sciences (China Internet Network Information Center) Request 17 July 2014 [PDF, 16 KB]
2014035 pizza
Binky Lake LLC Binky Lake, LLC Request 11 July 2014 [PDF, 16 KB]
2014034 ren Beijing Qianxiang Wangjing Technology Development Co., Ltd. Beijing Qianxiang Wangjing Technology Development Co., Ltd. Request 11 July 2014 [PDF, 15 KB]
2014031 build Plan Bee, LLC Plan Bee, LLC Request 10 July 2014 [PDF, 18 KB]
2014029 wang
Zodiac Registry Limited Zodiac Registry Limited Request 30 June 2014 [PDF, 15 KB]
2014028 luxury Luxury Partners, LLC Luxury Partners, LLC Request 27 June 2014 [PDF, 18 KB]

*Note:  Top Level Domain Holdings Limited has submitted one RSEP request for 20 gTLDs.

As part of these requests, each registry operator described which two-character domain names for which it would offer these registrations. These RSEP requests were posted for public information on the Registry Service Evaluation Process webpage, available at https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/rsep-2014-02-19-en.

As required by the Registry Services Evaluation Policy, ICANN has undertaken a preliminary determination on whether the proposals might raise significant competition, security or stability issues. ICANN's preliminary review (based on the information provided) did not identify any such issues for these requests.

Implementation of the proposal would require amendments to the Exhibit A, Approved Services of the respective Registry Agreements, which are being posted for public comment.

Public Comment Box Link: https://www.icann.org/public-comments/two-char-new-gtld-2014-07-23-en