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105 New gTLD Pass ICANN: .Google; .Vegas; .Brussels; .NFL; .MLB; .Nissan; .Irish; .Jeep; .Barclays

Posted on the 10 August 2013 by Worldwide @thedomains

105 new gTLD applications passed ICANN Initial Evaluation (IE) on Friday.

A few geographic area new gTLD’s passed including .Brussels; .Osaka; .Yokohama; .Bayern

Leading the way on the .Brand applications were the new gTLD applications of Google for .Google; The National Football League’s application for .NFL; Major League Baseball’s application for .MLB and .Baseball;  The car makers applications for .Mitsubishi,  .Nissan and .Jeep;  the worldwide Hotel chain .Hyatt; the .Com and .Net Registry provider Verisign’s application for .Verisign; MetLife Insurance for .Metlife; Nationwide Insurance’s application for .Nationwide; the watch maker .Piaget; the international bank .Barclays ; the Mumbai Indians “a popular and prominent cricket franchise representing the city of Mumbai in the Indian Premier League (owned by Reliance Industries Limited) application for .Indians and brand protection company Fairwinds application for .Fairwinds;

On the generic side some interesting uncontested applications that  passed IE included .Vegas which was found by ICANN not to qualify as a Geographic area but passed as a generic; a quasi community of .Irish; Domain Dan Negari’s application for .XYZ; and Google’s application for .Dot or pronounced Dot Dot and Google’s application for .You.

With these results ICANN has looked at all applications with a prioritization number through  1,600 deciding 1,488 of them.

It looks like ICANN will easily hit its goal of getting through Initial Evaluation by the end of August

Here are all the applications passing IE on Friday:


596 INDIANS Reliance Industries Limited

851 GOLF Dot-Golf LLC

937 VANISH Reckitt Benckiser N.V.

1115 NATIONWIDE Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company

1206 METLIFE MetLife Services and Solutions, LLC

1391 AIGO aigo Digital Technology Co,Ltd.


1491 IRISH Dot-Irish LLC

1501 FAIRWINDS FairWinds Partners, LLC

1502 NEXTDIRECT Next plc

1504 VEGAS Dot Vegas, Inc.

1505 COOKINGCHANNEL Lifestyle Domain Holdings, Inc.

1506 BABY DotBaby Inc.

1507 GROUP Top Level Design, LLC

1508 MOPAR Chrysler Group LLC.

1509 SEEK Seek Limited

1510 MITSUBISHI Mitsubishi Corporation

1511 MEET Afilias Limited

1512 NFL NFL Reg Ops LLC

1513 BASEBALL MLB Advanced Media DH, LLC

1514 ART Aremi Group S.A.

1516 EUROVISION European Broadcasting Union (EBU)

1517 FISH Fox Woods, LLC

1518 BRUSSELS vzw

1519 HEALTHCARE Silver Glen, LLC

1520 ANTIVIRUS Symantec Corporation

1521 TEAM Uniregistry, Corp.

1522 PARTNERS Magic Glen, LLC

1523 ART Top Level Domain Holdings Limited

1524 JEEP Chrysler Group LLC.


1526 OSAKA Interlink Co., Ltd.

1527 FINAL Núcleo de Informação e Coordenação do Ponto BR –

1528 NORTHWESTERNMUTUAL Northwestern Mutual Registry, LLC

1529 PET Afilias Limited

1530 HDFCBANK HDFC Bank Limited

1531 YOKOHAMA GMO Registry, Inc.

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