What is the .media generic Top Level Domain Extension?
A highly anticipated domain extension, the new .media gTLD is perfect for both aspiring and established media companies.
“Media” is a pretty broad term and it expanded as the Internet became more prominent. With multiple media formats available to us, the new .media gTLD is perfect for anyone that produces, creates or distributes media. By using the .media gTLD for your domain name, you’ll be able to create a name that tells the world exactly who you are and what you do!
.media gTLD Requirements
Registration of .media domains is open to everyone and its Sunrise Period begins on May 13, 2014.
.media 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;