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A sponsored top-level domain (sTLD) is one of the categories of top-level domains (TLDs) maintained by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) for use in the Domain Name System of the Internet.
On Friday, March 18, 2011, ICANN approved the latest sTLD: .XXX.
TLD Eligibility Sponsors
.aero Members of the air-transport industry SITA
.asia Companies, organisations and individuals in the Asia-Pacific region DotAsia Organisation
.cat Catalan linguistic and cultural community Fundació puntCat
.coop Cooperative associations DotCooperation LLC
.edu Post-secondary institutions accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education EDUCAUSE
.gov United States Government General Services Administration
.int Organizations established by international treaties between governments IANA
.jobs Human resource managers Society for Human Resource Management
.mil United States Military DoD Network Information Center
.mobi Providers and consumers of mobile products and services dotMobi
.museum Museums Museum Domain Management Association
.tel For businesses and individuals to publish contact data Telnic Ltd.
.travel Travel agents, airlines, hoteliers, tourism bureaus, etc. Tralliance Corporation
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