What is the new .exchange generic Top Level Domain Extension?
The new .exchange gTLD is an open domain extension and how it will be used is entirely up to the greater Internet community. With ‘exchange’ being such a flexible word, different groups will find this domain to be a great way to enhance their online presence.
.exchange gTLD Requirements
.exchange 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;