||A major contributor to this article appears to have a close connection with its subject. (October 2013)|
|Introduced||2013 - 2014|
|TLD type||Generic top-level domain|
|Intended use||Online auctioneers, buyers and sellers. Online market-places|
|Registration restrictions||No prior restriction on registration, but registrations can be challenged by or on behalf of any individual or company with a registered trademark|
|Structure||Registrations will be at second level, in form trademark.bid|
|Documents||ICANN application details|
The domain name suffix "bid" is a generic top-level domain (gTLD) in the new ICANN's generic Top Level Domain program of the Internet. It is intended for use by online auctioneers, buyers and sellers and market-places online sites.
The generic top-level domain is expected to be launched in 2013-2014.
The registry plans to operate a 60 day Sunrise period, a 60 Day Landrush period followed by General Availability. Domain name registrations will be available from ICANN accredited registrars.
Domains may be registered on the second level (example.bid). It will also be possible to register an e-mail address of the form email@example.com.
- New ICANN's generic TLD scheme (ICANN) website
- .bid Application Details
- .bid Governance Council
- Domain Venture Partners