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{{TLD| |logo = |status = Delegated |manager = |country = |language = |translation = |stringcontention = Yes |registryprovider = |registrations = |date = |type = [[gTLD|Generic]] |category= [[:Category:Commerce New gTLDs|Commerce]] |community = |priority = 480 - [[Donuts]] (Goose Sky, LLC)
1060 - [[Lucy Ventures, LLC]] |keypeople = }} '''.gifts''' is a [[GTLD]] that was proposed in [[ICANN]]'s new [[New gTLD Program]]. After a [[Private auction]] in June 2014, [[Donuts]] became the only applicant for the string. It was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] of the [[DNS]] on the 8th August 2014.[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/delegated-strings ICANN delegated strings] Retrieved 5th December 2014. ==Successful Applicant== # [[Donuts]] (Goose Sky, LLC)- The company filed for the most number of gTLDs for a total of 307, and it was able to raise $100 million capital from various investors including multi-billion dollar venture capital and private equity funds and a top-tier bank. The company plans to operate the TLD in accordance with [[ICANN]]'s objective to promote competition and innovation. The registration for domain names under the .gifts space will be open to a wide range of registrants to give them the opportunity to create and establish their own unique identity. Donuts partnered with [[Demand Media]] as its back-end registry provider; [[AusRegistry]] to provide DNS services and [[DNSSEC]], [[Equinix] and [[SuperNap]] will provide datacenter facilities and infrastructure, and [[Iron Mountain]] to provide data escrow services. [[Daniel Schindler]], co-founder and EVP for Marketing and Sales, is the main contact person in the application. [http://news.dot-nxt.com/sites/news.dot-nxt.com/files/1-1474-76888_GIFTS.html Application number: 1-1474-76888 for Goose Sky, LLC] This applicant submitted a [[PIC|Public Interest Commitment]], which can be downloaded [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/750 here]. ==Previous Applicant== # [[Lucy Ventures, LLC]]- The company is located in New York and its main objective in applying for the TLD is to a trusted, hierarchical, and intuitive online marketplace for gift-related products, services, and information. The company plans to sell .gifts domain names through ICANN accredited [[registrars]] and to reserve and auction premium domain names. [[Afilias]] will provide its back-end registry services.[http://news.dot-nxt.com/gtld/gifts Lucy Ventures, LLC Application for .Gifts] ==Private Auction== In June 2014, the contention set was resolved via a private auction that Donuts won for an undisclosed amount. The other applicant withdrew their application following the result of the auction.[http://domainincite.com/16791-donuts-wins-gifts-sarl-and-restaurant Donuts wins .gifts, .sarl, and .restaurant] (10 June 2014) Kevin Murphy, ''DomainIncite''; Retrieved 10 June 2014 ==Contract Signed== On the 3rd July 2014, [[Donuts]] received a [[Registry Agreement]] signed by [[ICANN]] for .gifts after passing the [[Initial Evaluation]].[http://www.icann.org/en/about/agreements/registries Registry Agreements, ICANN.org] Retrieved 05 December 2014 ==Delegation and Availability== .gifts was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] of the [[DNS]] on the 8th August, 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/delegated-strings ICANN delegated strings] Retrieved 5th December 2014. ===Sunrise=== The [[Registry]] announced that the [[Sunrise Period]] for the string would begin on the 2nd September 2014 and end on the 1st November 2014.[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/sunrise-claims-periods TLD Startup Information, ICANN.org] Retrieved 5th December 2014 ==References== {{reflist}} [[Category:TLD]] [[Category:Commerce New gTLDs|gifts]]

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Registrar Details

GIFTS Domain Name
Introduced
2014
Contacts
Binky Moon, LLC
c/o Donuts Inc.
5808 Lake Washington Blvd, Suite 300
Kirkland, WA 98033
US
Tel
+1 424 254 8537
Fax
+1 425 671 0020
Email
info@donuts.email
http
//www.donuts.domains
Registry Website
https://whois.donuts.co
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