What is the .earth generic Top Level Domain Extension?
We live on a rare planet that has the perfect combination of water, oxygen and gravity. We’re not too far away from the sun nor are we too close. Needless to say, it’s a great place to live in and we should take care of our home. So if you’re passionate about our planet and encouraging global unity, the new .earth domain just might be the place for you. The .earth domain adds more diversity online and shows your commitment to our planet.
Who can use a .earth domain?
Anyone can use a .earth domain. It’s a great place to build a new website or a blog to show your commitment to sustainability and our environment. .earth domain names are great for building more awareness about the environment or promoting philanthropic ideals. On a .earth domain, you can create a blog that talks about how to use technology for the environment or talk about social and economic issues around the planet.
.earth gTLD Requirements
.earth is a “Regulated Domain” which is subject to additional requirements mandated by ICANN.
Legal Compliance: Registrants must comply with all applicable laws, including laws relating to privacy, data collection, consumer protection (including in relation to misleading and deceptive conduct) and applicable consumer laws in respect of fair lending, debt collection, organic farming (if applicable), disclosure of data and financial regulations;
Health and Financial Information: Registrants must acknowledge and agree that those who collect and maintain sensitive health and financial data must implement reasonable and appropriate security measures commensurate with the offering of those services, as defined by applicable law;