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The site you saw is run by Public-Root, one of the many alternative root zone operators. These are essentially rogue organizations that create/sell custom TLDs that aren't sanctioned or recognized by ICANN and only exist on their own private root DNS servers.

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So, technically, they're right, you can buy a custom TLD from them for $1000. The only problem is that no one, not even you, will be able to resolve the TLD or any domains under that TLD because pretty much no ISPs use these alternative root DNS zones. Nearly all ISPs stick to ICANN's official DNS root.

Another problem with alternative root zones is that it allows different root zone operators to sell the same FQDN to different people, resolving to different servers. This happened when Pacific Root created .biz before ICANN sanctioned the creation of the .biz TLD. Later, when ICANN officially sanctioned .biz and delegated it to Neulevel's root servers, there became a conflict due to overlapping DNS records for .biz domains sold by Pacific Root and those sold by Neulevel. In effect, some people would type in and it would resolve to one IP address as given by Pacific Root, while someone with a different ISP would get pointed to another IP as specified in Neulevel's official root servers.

Of course, this was gradually resolved as alternative root zones have pretty much been discounted (as evidenced by the horribly dated and poorly maintained self-promotional websites linked to Public-Root) since the use of alternative root zone would inevitably fracture and destabilize the internet. But this hasn't stopped these unethical companies from setting up semi-official-sounding organizations to link to using fake trustmarks (using early-90s-era graphics) and trying to scam unweary visitors out of their money.

EDIT: According to the Application Guidebook from the ICANN New gTLD site, the registration fee is indeed $185,000. Unless these registrars are kindly footing the bill for the initial cost, I would highly doubt their legitimacy.

No. Pre-Registering a domain reserves your place in our queue for that domain. The instant the registration phase opens, we'll submit our list of registrations electronically using our industry-leading technology to give you an edge.

This final part of your URL is called the top-level domain (TLD) or the domain name extension. It is among the highest levels within the hierarchal Domain Name System (DNS) after the root domain. There are over 1,500 TLDs available, and they can be loosely characterized by countries, categories, and multi-organizations. You can explore our list of TLDs today!

The .com TLD was one of the original TLDs that were introduced in 1985, alongside .edu, .gov, .mil, .net, .org and .int. Its name is derived from commercial, which speaks to its original purpose for domains registered by commercial organizations. Due to its intent and being one of the earliest domain extensions available, the .com TLD has enjoyed immense popularity. Today, the extension is nearly synonymous with the internet and is the go-to extension for millions of people around the world.

TLD registries have assigned special or premium prices to some domain names. You can'tuse Route 53 to register a domain that has a special or premium price. The TLDsthat you can register with Route 53 are included in the following lists. If the TLDisn't included, you can't register the domain with Route 53.

For most TLDs, you need to get an authorization code from the currentregistrar to transfer a domain. To determine whether you need an authorizationcode, see the "Authorization code required for transfer to Route 53" section foryour TLD.

You can use Route 53 as the DNS service for any domain, even if the TLD for thedomain isn't included on the following lists. For more information about Route 53as a DNS service, see How internet traffic is routed to your website or web application. For information about how to transferDNS service for your domain to Route 53, see Making Amazon Route 53 the DNS service for an existing domain.

Not all TLDs support internationalized domain names (IDNs), meaning domainnames that include characters other than ASCII characters a-z, 0-9, and -(hyphen). The listing for each TLD indicates whether that TLD supports IDNs. Formore information about internationalized domain names, see DNS domain name format.

The rules for registration of geographic TLDs vary by country. Some countriesare unrestricted, meaning that anyone in the world can register, while othershave certain restrictions, such as residency. The listing for each geographicTLD indicates any restrictions.

.cab, .cafe, .camera, .camp, .capital, .cards, .care, .careers, .cash, .casino, .catering, .cc, .center, .ceo,.chat, .cheap, .church, .city, .claims, .cleaning, .click, .clinic, .clothing, .cloud, .club, .coach, .codes, .coffee, .college, .com, .community, .company, .computer, .condos, .construction, .consulting, .contractors, .cool, .coupons, .credit, .creditcard, .cruises

.sale, .sarl, .school, .schule, .services, .sex, .sexy, .shiksha, .shoes, .show, .singles, .soccer, .social, .solar, .solutions, .studio, .style, .sucks, .supplies, .supply, .support, .surgery, .systems

.be (Belgium), .berlin (city of Berlin in Germany), .ch (Switzerland), (United Kingdom), .cz (Czech Republic), .de (Germany), .es (Spain) , .eu (European Union), .fi (Finland), .fr (France), .gg (Guernsey), .im (Isle of Man), .it (Italy), .me (Montenegro), (United Kingdom),.nl (the Netherlands), (United Kingdom), .ruhr (Ruhr region, western part of Germany), .se (Sweden), .uk (United Kingdom), .wien (city of Vienna in Austria)

This list of Internet top-level domains (TLD) contains top-level domains, which are those domains in the DNS root zone of the Domain Name System of the Internet. A list of the top-level domains by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) is maintained at the Root Zone Database.[1] IANA also oversees the approval process for new proposed top-level domains for ICANN. As of April 2021[update], their root domain contains 1502 top-level domains.[2][3] As of March 2021[update], the IANA root database includes 1589 TLDs. That also includes 68 that are not assigned (revoked), 8 that are retired and 11 test domains.[1] Those are not represented in IANA's listing[2] and are not in file ( file also includes one root domain).[4]

As of 20 May 2017, there were 255 country-code top-level domains, purely in the Latin alphabet, using two-character codes. As of June 2022[update], the number was 316, with the addition of internationalized domains.[1]

Besides the TLDs managed (or at least tracked) by IANA or ICANN, other independent groups have created, or had attempted to create, their own TLDs with varying technical specifications, functions, and outcomes.

Blockchain-based domains are registered and exchanged using a public blockchain like Ethereum. Often times, these domains serve specific functions such as creating human-readable references to smart contract addresses used in DApps or personal wallet addresses.[228] Generally, these non-standard domains are unreachable through the normal DNS resolution process and instead require clients to use some sort of transparent web proxy or gateway to access them

In the case of alternative DNS roots, organizations or projects make use of the same mechanisms of the DNS but instead take on the role of ICANN in managing and administering an entirely separate root zone, thus having the ability to create new TLDs independently. However, this doesn't make these domains any less isolated from the rest of the internet, though the ability for clients to resolve them theoretically only requires switching to a recursive DNS resolver that recognizes and serves records underneath the alternate root zone.

Use this column to find the country or region that is assigned to a particular ccTLD. Although many ccTLDs are only reserved for individuals or businesses that operate within that country, some are open, and work just like gTLDs. You can find out more by checking out our Country Code and Geographic TLDs.

Usuallylasting 30 days, this period is open to trademark holders registered with theTrademark Clearinghouse (TMCH). It allows them to register thedomain name that matches their trademark, thus protecting their brand.

A website address contains several different elements that help set it aside and be remembered. Among those is the top-level domain (TLD), which includes the letters after the period such as .com and .net.

Certain TLDs have specific origins and purposes, depending on their kind. For instance, .com is mostly used for commercial organizations while .gov is reserved for governmental bodies.

However, before that, you should know there are multiple different types of TLDs that might put some restrictions on your choosing process. After all, some of them are reserved for specific situations.

A sponsored top-level domain (or sTLD) requires a sponsor that represents the community that is served by the domain. They include governments, education institutions, associations, museums, federal services, and others.

Since it is easier to remember simpler URLs, the web standardized the process of using the Domain Name System (DNS) to sort them into names and words. Part of that structure includes the top-level domain, which further categorizes them.

However, ICANN selected a number of codes to further identify specific URLs. We now have over 1,500 TLDs available, which can fit multiple fields of businesses, organizations, and communities. 041b061a72


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