[At-Large] Results Available for 17 December 2014 New gTLD Program Auction
seun.ojedeji at gmail.com
Thu Dec 18 05:48:17 UTC 2014
How long that will continue/last will be a question to answer in near
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kindly excuse brevity and typos.
On 18 Dec 2014 02:02, "Carlton Samuels" <carlton.samuels at gmail.com> wrote:
> The money pile grows...
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> Results Available for 17 December 2014 New gTLD Program Auction
> 17 December 2014
> On 17 December 2014, Power Auctions LLC <http://www.powerauctions.com/>,
> ICANN's authorized auction service provider, conducted a New gTLD Program
> Auction to resolve string contention for two new generic top-level domain
> (gTLD) strings: .BABY and .MLS. Applicants for these strings were unable to
> resolve contention among themselves; thus their contention sets proceeded
> to auction, which is the method of last resort to resolve string contention
> as prescribed in Module 4 of the New gTLD Program Applicant Guidebook
> <http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/applicants/agb>. Subject to payment of the
> winning price and meeting all other criteria for eligibility, the winner
> will enter ICANN's contracting process to sign a Registry Agreement to
> operate the respective gTLD.
> Six applicants participated in the auction for .BABY. Johnson & Johnson
> Services Inc. prevailed with a winning price of $3,088,888.
> Two applicants participated in the auction for MLS. The Canadian Real
> Estate Association prevailed with a winning price of $3,359,000.
> All proceeds from the Auction are being segregated and withheld from use
> until ICANN's Board of Directors define a plan for an appropriate use of
> the funds through consultation with the community.
> More Information
> - Auction Results webpage
> Auction reports on this page on the New gTLD Microsite provide
> information on bidding.
> - Auction proceeds and costs
> <http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/applicants/auctions/proceeds>: A detailed
> summary of the proceeds and costs of all auctions conducted through
> November 2014. This information is updated at the end of each month.
> - Auctions schedule
> [PDF, 253 KB]: Subsequent auctions are scheduled to occur on a monthly
> basis throughout 2014 and into early 2015. Auction events are intended
> resolve multiple contention sets simultaneously.
> - General New gTLD Program Auctions
> <http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/applicants/auctions> information.
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