|TLD type||Country code top-level domain|
|Registry||Information and Communications Technology Authority|
|Sponsor||Information and Communications Technology Authority|
|Intended use||Entities connected with the Cayman Islands|
|Actual use||Gets some use in Cayman Islands|
|Registration restrictions||None after 2015, anyone can register a domain.|
|Structure||Registrations are made directly at second level, or at third level beneath several second-level names|
|Registry website||Registry site|
.ky is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the Cayman Islands. Registration was limited to residents and registered companies in the Cayman Islands with a local address, but this restriction was removed in September 2015. The Cayman Islands also has the international three-letter code CYM and has won a bid to be awarded the .cym domain in a future expansion of the top-level domain space.
In January 2015 the Cayman Islands ICTA announced a partnership with Uniregistry for the operation of the .ky name extension. Uniregistry became the first ICANN accredited registrar to retail .ky names on March 2, 2015.
Second level domains
Registrations are permitted directly at the second level, or at the third level beneath these names:
- edu.ky (restricted to educational institutions)
- gov.ky (restricted to governmental entities)
- "Wales loses to Cayman Islands in battle for .cym domain". BBC. 2010-11-04. Retrieved 2010-12-07.
- New gTLDs — Frequently Asked Questions – ICANN, June 2011
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