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{{TLD| |logo = |status = Delegated |manager = |country = |language = |translation = |stringcontention = |registryprovider = |registrations = |date = 23 Jun 2016 |type = [[gTLD|Generic]] |category = [[:Category:Media New gTLDs|Media]] |community = |keypeople = }} '''.art''' is a delegated [[gTLD]] string under [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program|new gTLD expansion program]]. [[UK Creative Ideas Limited]] won the string in a private auction and currently manages the TLD.[https://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/delegated-strings .ART Delegation. Retrieved 08 Jul 2016.] ==Applicants== The applicants were:[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/application-results/strings-1200utc-13jun12-en Reveal Day 13 June 2012 – New gTLD Applied-For Strings] # [[Aremi Group]], a company based in Luxembourg confirmed its application for the string. According to the company, its primary objective is to promote art and the string will serve as an online destination for creative individuals, art collectors, art institutions and organizations worldwide.[http://domainnamewire.com/wp-content/dot-art.pdf Aremi Group S.A. is pleased to announce its official application for the .art new gTLD] # [[Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd.]], .art is one of 68 applications that the company has applied for on its own behalf.[http://www.tldh.org/2012/06/gtld-application-update-92-applications-submitted/ gTLD Application update 92 Applications submitted, TLDH.org] This applicant submitted a [[PIC|Public Interest Commitment]], which can be downloaded [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/1729 here]. # [[Top Level Design]], submitted a total of 10 applications. # [[.Art Registry Inc.]], [[John Kane]] of [[Afilias]] is the company's primary contact person. # [[Dadotart, Inc.]], applied under the [[Community gTLD]] category. # [[Donuts]] (Baxter Tigers, LLC)- The company submitted 307 TLD applications. The primary contact person is [[Daniel Schindler]], co-founder and EVP of Marketing and Sales of Donuts. This applicant submitted a [[PIC|Public Interest Commitment]], which can be downloaded [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/888 here]. # [[UK Creative Ideas Limited]], [[Christopher John Glancy]] is the contact person. # [[Merchant Law Group LLP]], company is based in Canada and Brendon James Ralfe is the contact person, [[Evatt Merchant]] is the main guy. # [[Uniregistry]], Corp., a new company established by [[Frank Schilling]]. # [[EFLUX.ART, LLC]], submitted a [[Community gTLD]] application and listed [[Anton Vidokle]] as contact person. ===Community Applications=== The two competing [[Community TLD|community bids]] have been submitted by [[EFLUX.ART, LLC]] and [[Dadotart, Inc.]]. Dadotart claims it "is submitting this application on behalf of the Arts community, which it regards as Artists and those who have an identifiable engagement with the Arts worldwide. This naturally evolving community is the community represented by Dadotart in its application for the extension, .ART. The community is not static just as the arts themselves never stand still...Dadotart is owned and directed by deviantArt, an innovator in creating an Arts community online which has proven its commitment to support the Arts community online with more than 20 million members and 60 million monthly unique visitors. " A statement of intent at the time of registration will be used to determine if the registrant is part of the art community as defined by Dadotart, Inc.gTLD Application 1-1097-20833 [[EFLUX.ART, LLC]] notes that it "already enjoys the support of a vast international community of individuals, organizations and companies that are active in the art community, with whom e-flux has extensively discussed its plans. This is shown by the vast amount of support letters from leading public and private art institutions as well as noted international artists, critics and curators, received by e-flux, and attached to our response to Question 20." Their eligibility and verification processes will include the need for registrants to be endorsed as legitimate by two existing .art registrants, thereby creating a network of verifiable art professionals.gTLD Application 1-1675-51302 The [[EFLUX.ART, LLC]] applicant did not pass the [[Initial Evaluation]] after failing the technical and financial evaluation of the application. It was eligible for [[Extended Evaluation]],[http://domainincite.com/14354-only-29-gtld-applications-still-in-ie-as-101-pass-and-nine-fail Domain Incite Article] Retrieved 4 Oct 2013 which it passed. ===TLDH & $15mm Auction Funding=== On February 26 2013, [[Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd.]] announced that it had entered into a funding agreement worth $15 million to be used in the case of auction for a specific unnamed TLD. The investor will not receive ownership of the TLD but a share of future revenues. TLDH did not name the TLD that the funds are directed for, and it is in 11 head to head contentions and 12 featuring more than one contender.[http://domainnamewire.com/2013/02/26/tldh-gets-up-to-15-million-for-a-single-top-level-domain-name-auction/ TLDh Gets 15 Million for A Single Top Level Domain Name Auction, DomainNameWire.com] Published and Retrieved 26 Feb 2013 ==References== {{reflist}} [[Category:TLD]] [[Category:Media New gTLDs|art]] __NOTOC__

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.ART Domain Name
John Matson
UK Creative Ideas Limited
12 Mount Havelock
Douglas, n/a IM1 2QC
+44 1624 618 444
+44 1624 618 555
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