Tuesday, May 20, 2014

ICANN : Final Initial Evaluation Results Published

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has finished the Initial Evaaluation for the 1930 new gTLD applications.

Out of the 1930 new gTLD applications, only 1783 passed the Initial Evaluation (IE).Some of the applications have been withdrawn without even reaching the Initial Evaluation.
ICANN had three possible outcomes of Initial Evaluation :
-Pass
-Eligible for Extended Evaluation
-Ineligible for Further Review
33 out of the initial 1930 new gTLD applications have passed the Extended Evaluation. Extended Evaluation is available for those that did not probide sufficient information in Initial Evaluation to pass technical, financial, registry services or geographic names review.
You can see the status of all new gTLDs here.
Source: Domainnews