Famous Four Media, the registry operator for Domain Venture Partners announce today that is has resolved contention set for the new generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) .PARTY.
Domain Venture Partners along with Blue Sky Registry came to an “agreement” with the other applicant for .Party, Oriental Trading Company, Inc whereby Oriental Trading Company, Inc has agreed to withdraw its application.
Domain Venture Partners looks forward to launching and operating the .PARTY gTLD for the benefit of all stakeholders.
“Famous Four Media is excited to add .PARTY to the list of Top Level Domains that it will be launching in 2014” said Geir Rasmussen CEO, Famous Four Media. “.PARTY will complement the other lifestyle registries under the control of Domain Venture Partners.”
Andy Churley, CMO, Famous Four Media, expanded “the opportunities with this registry are almost boundless.
It has an appeal all the way up the user chain from individuals (www.andysbirthday.party), corporates (www.ffmlaunch.party) and communities (www.redsoxfans.party), right up to institutions (www.political.party). Furthermore, we do not see registration use being limited to people or entities but to individual events (www.sydneynewyear.party) and locations (www.oceanvillage.party) as well. The opportunity for every party to have its own web address is extremely exciting. Most importantly we think it’s going to be a whole lot of fun! ”
The resolution of .PARTY brings Famous Four Media’s tally of uncontested gTLDs to thirteen, with a further 44 applications in the pipeline. Famous Four Media launched its .BID, .TRADE and .WEBCAM gTLDs in March 2014.
The .PARTY gTLD will be launched in the latter part of 2014, although many domain name registrars are already accepting pre-registrations for registrants that want to secure their .PARTY domain name.
A list of Famous Four Media’s accredited domain name registrars can be found here: http://www.famousfourmedia.com/registrars/accredited-registrars/