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.bible is a delegated new top-level domain (TLD), approved by ICANN as a generic TLD (gTLD).
{{TLD| |logo = |status = Delegated |manager =[[American Bible Society]] |country = |language = |translation = |registryprovider = |registrations = |date = |type = [[gTLD|Generic]] |category = [[:Category:Culture New gTLDs|Culture]] |community = |PIC = [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/1568 Download Here] |priority = |keypeople = }} '''.bible''' is a new [[TLD]] delegated in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]].[https://www.icann.org/resources/agreement/bible-2014-06-19-en .bible Registry Agreement] Retrieved on 29 September 2014. The [[American Bible Society]] manages the TLD. The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] on 2 June, 2015.[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/delegated-strings Delegated String, ICANN.org] Retrieved 01 June 2015[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/application-results/strings-1200utc-13jun12-en Reveal Day 13 June 2012 – New gTLD Applied-For Strings] General Availability started on 08 March, 2016.[https://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/sunrise-claims-periods/bible TLD Startup Information for .BIBLE] ==Objection== Saudi Arabia's Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) filed an objection against the TLD in the public Applicant Comments Forum.[http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2012/08/16/icann_top_level_domain_applications_saudi_arabia_apparently_objects_to_catholic_gay_bible_.html?from=rss/&wpisrc=newsletter_slatest Saudi Arabia Apparently Objects to .Catholic, .Gay, .Bible, and 28 More Proposed New Top-Level Domains, slate.com] The [[GAC]] representative from India issued a [[GAC]] Early Warning regarding the application. The warning system is noted as a strong recommendation on behalf of national governments to the [[ICANN Board]] that a given TLD application should be denied as it stands. Applicants are encouraged to work with objecting GAC members.[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/applicants/gac-early-warning GAC Early Warning, NewgTLDS.ICANN.org] Retrieved 27 Nov 2012 The Indian warning states that the applicant has not taken into account India's large Christian population, and that it does not fit with the secular nation of the state and its laws.[https://gacweb.icann.org/download/attachments/22938690/Bible-IN-57975.pdf?version=1&modificationDate=1353468475000 Bible IN, GACweb.ICANN.org] ==Application Details== '''Excerpted from Response to Question 18:'''
"The goal of the .BIBLE top-level domain is to establish itself as the recognized choice for registrants who want to market and promote themselves and their websites to, and reach, the Internet-using community, for ministry, business, personal or any other purpose, through a positive association with the Bible; and, as the recognized top level domain name for Internet consumers to know which people, businesses, information sources or other online resources associate themselves with the Bible. This applicant, like most organizations, takes its good reputation seriously. For nearly 200 years, we have provided the Bible for exploration, supporting free speech rights across a full range of faith traditions. Accordingly, we are fully cognizant that artistic, political, economic and social issues, all of which can be associated with the Bible, often provoke heated debate and are at times controversial. We believe that such expressions of opinion are important to the success of the .BIBLE, and that stifling them would be more harmful than good to .BIBLE’s reputation, ministry, and business success. That being said, to protect .BIBLE’s reputation and the associational benefits it offers registrants and Internet consumers, we will actively promote and enforce our Acceptable Use and Abuse Prevention policies and procedures, which we believe will effectively combat improper or unlawful unprotected speech and online conduct. We believe that these mechanisms will be effective in assuring the reputation of the .BIBLE top level domain, its registrants, and Internet Users, as well as the public. The .BIBLE top-level domain will be marketed to registrants who want to associate themselves, their products, services, thoughts, ideas or anything else in a positive way with the Bible. Therefore we believe that the great majority of registrants who apply for a .BIBLE domain name will do so because of its association with the Bible and because they want to reach those who do. In these ways, the .BIBLE top-level domain will bring a special association with the Bible to the top-level domain name space."[http://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/1568 ApplicationDetails, NewgTLDsite.ICANN.org] Retrieved 12 Dec 2012 ==References== {{reflist}} ==External Links== The official website for the .bible Registry is [http://nic.bible nic.bible]. [[Category:TLD]] [[Category:Culture New gTLDs|bible]]

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Registrar Details

BIBLE Domain Name
Introduced
2014
Contacts
American Bible Society
101 North Independence Mall East FL8
Philadelphia, PA 19106 2112
US
Tel
+1 215 309 0900
Email
info@nic.bible
http
//nic.bible
Registry Website
https://whois.nic.bible/