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new gTLD

(New Generic Top-Level Domain) A top-level domain (TLD) name on the Internet sponsored by entities such as a community, industry group or a well-established company; for example, .quebec, .vacations and .toshiba.

Everyday words, company names, brands, cities and towns are able to become a top-level Internet domain name alongside well-known domains such as .com and .org. ICANN launched the New gTLD program in 2011, and applicants must prove they can become a functioning registrar for the domain. The application fee is USD $185,000, and the evaluation process can take from nine months to more than a year. As of January 15, 2016, 1,930 applications were submitted of which 887 were completed. More than 500 had been withdrawn by the applicant. See ICANN, Internet domain name and domain name registrar.
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To try and combat the risk of disputes arising in respect of new gTLDs, ICANN has devised the Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS) to complement the availability of the existing and well-developed ICANN Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP).
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1) In January 2012, however, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) began accepting new gTLD applications --for a price of $185,000 each.
The new gTLD programme was launched in 2011 and the Middle East's domain name industry is now entering a significant phase with Arabic Top-Level Domains like -- .
Google has come out publicly to say they will both recognise the new gTLD domains (generic Top Level Domains) and in their words treat it as just another piece of content for them to index and to understand.
Three entities have each applied to become registry operator for the "wine" generic top level domain (gTLD) as part of the new gTLD program, which involves the addition of thousands of new top-level strings to the Internet Domain Name System.
For example, ICANN forecasts revenues of $162 million from the new gTLD application fees in 2013, which is twice the amount of traditional revenues from all other sources.