What is the .fan generic Top Level Domain extension?
We’re all a fan of something, whether it’s our favorite sports team or a company. The new .fan is a new domain that lets you talk about what you're truly passionate about.
Who can use a .fan domain?
We’re all fans of something. Whether it’s a sports team or a company, the new .fan domain lets you talk about what makes it great. The .fan domain is also a great way to businesses to connect with its customers. Using a .fan domain name, create a members forum, a feedback centre or a rewards program website.
Domain gTLD Requirements
The new gTLD applications for the applicant, Goose Glen, LLC, are still being reviewed but you can expect to see some extensions become available in 2013.
.fan 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;