The Cyber Kyoto Research Institute, Kyoto Institute of Information Science, will start selling .kyoto, the top-level domain for geographical names, to the general public as a "Landrush" (priority registration) program on January 4, 2012.
The public can purchase their favorite strings for a premium price at "Landrush."After this, "general registration" at the general price will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis from February 10.
Kyoto Institute of Cyber Kyoto is the sole registry for .kyoto, which was launched in cyberspace in June of this year and is already being used by the Founders Program members and Sunrise trademark registrants.
.kyoto Kyoto Domain