The Cyber Kyoto Institute of the Kyoto Institute of Information will start to sell the geographic name top-level domain ".kyoto" to the general public as a "Landrush" (priority registration) program on January 4, 2012. .kyoto" will be sold only to residents of Kyoto Prefecture.
At Land Rush, the public can purchase any string of their choice at a premium price.After this, "General Registration" at the general price will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis from February 10.
The Kyoto Institute of Information, CyberKyoto Research Institute is the sole registry operator for ".kyoto", which was launched in cyberspace in June this year and is already being used by founding members who participated in the Founders Program and by those who have registered their trademarks with Sunrise. The sales program for ".kyoto" is based on the regulations of ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), an American non-profit organization that manages domains used on the Internet.
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