|[June 25, 2014]
Afilias brings style and sophistication to the Internet with launch of new .BLACK top-level domain
DUBLIN --(Business Wire)--
Global registry services provider Afilias
today announced that July 22, 2014, is the sunrise start date for its
newest generic top-level domain (gTLD): .BLACK.
Black is always in style because it is associated with sophistication,
elegance and understated authority. Consequently, an address in the
.BLACK domain adds this element of style to every website. Like the
classic style of a little black dress, a .BLACK domain instantly gives a
site effortless chic.
The color black is commonly used to categorize a product or service as
the best of the best, and a .BLACK website or email address easily
identifies premier products and high-tier, exclusive services. For
example, diamond.BLACK, limo.BLACK, tuxedo.BLACK or even drink.BLACK for
.BLACK is also simple, serious and authoritative. Much like a judge's
black robe, a .BLACK Web address illustrates that you are an
authoritative source on a topic or issue and that your website or email
content is thought provoking and significant.
"Afilias is proud to release this new domain name extension," said
Roland LaPlante, Senior Vice President and CMO, Afilias. "We're proud of
our tradition of offering creative and innovative new Internet
addresses, and the .BLACK domain continues that tradition. Addresses in
.BLACK will help businesses and individuals achieve an instant aura of
style and authority in their Web presence. For the Internet, .BLACK is
the new black."
Get your new .BLACK domain
The notice period for the .BLACK domain Start
Date sunrise began on June 22, 2014. During sunrise, domains will be
awarded in a "first come, first served" manner; however, eligibility
during this period is limited strictly to trademark holders whose marks
are registered in the Trademark
Clearinghouse. The .BLACK sunrise period starts on July 22, 2014,
and ends on August 21, 2014. Following the close of sunrise, general
availability is scheduled to commence on August 26, 2014.
For more pre-launch information about .BLACK, see http://afilias.info/new-tlds.
Afilias is the world's second largest domain registry, with more than 20
million names under management. Afilias powers a greater variety of
top-level domains than any other provider, and will soon�support
hundreds of new TLDs now preparing for launch. Afilias' specialized
technology makes Internet addresses more accessible and useful through a
wide range of applications, including Internet�domain
Web services like goMobi®
For more information on Afilias services, visit www.afilias.info.
Afilias is a proud member of the Domain
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