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.bid generic top-level domain
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[1] 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 name@example.bid.

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