The domain extension that provides a relevant and ready community for online bidding and selling virtually anything.
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Auctions and bid have a long history, having been recorded as early as 500 B.C. However, it is only in the last 3 centuries that they have become a well-established mechanism for selling and acquiring goods and services. The Internet is the medium that has allowed auctions and bid to come to every. The rise in popularity of market place sites such as ebay, Alibaba, and Mercado Libre has meant that bidding for goods and services around the world is nearly as natural as buying a Newspaper. It is essential that online auction bidders and sellers have absolute confidence in the auction business and its process.
The new .BID generic Top Level Domain (TLD) provides an anchor online auctioneering is more convenient than ever before, and many of the issues facing buyers and sellers are resolved. With over 112 million users and $2,000 being traded every second on eBay alone, having a dedicated, trusted virtual space for auction platforms and marketplace sites,
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Are individual .bid registrations allowed? | Yes
Will I need to provide additional information to register a .bid domain name? | No
▼ Do restrictions apply to some .bid domain names? | Yes
In accordance with ICANN schedule of reserved names the following are restricted: “EXAMPLE” shall be reserved at the second level and at all other levels within the TLD at which Registry Operator makes registrations.Two-character labels: All two-character labels shall be initially reserved. The reservation of a two character label string may be released to the extent that Registry Operator reaches agreement with the government and country-code manager. The Registry Operator may also propose release of these reservations based on its implementation of measures to avoid confusion with the corresponding country codes.
Are IDNs available? | Yes
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