ICANN released another set of results from Initial Evaluations (IE) with 100 new gTLD applications passing and 1 getting the dreaded eligible for extended evaluation.
Highlighting those applications passing today are:
The Geo’s .Moscow, .Wales and .Istanbul.
Generic’s include Google’s application for .mom; and .lol; Amazon’s controversial closed application for .Book and my personal favorite of all of Demand Media, inc. applications .Ninja
Brand applications passing today include The National Basketball Association application for .NBA; Nissan Cars application for .infinity; .Target Stores application for .Target; HSBC application for .HSBC; Allstate’s application for .goodhands; Aetna Insurance application for .Aetna and Beats Electronics application for .Beats
The one application that did not pass and is now available for extended evaluation is by MIH PayU B.V. for .payu
Today’s results take us to applications with a prioritization number of 900.
Of the 900 application 827 have been evaluated with the remaining still opened.
Here are all the applications that passed today.