TUESDAY,19 May 2015 DOMAIN NAME WIRE
According to the news from Domain.cn on May 19th,the new gTLD .Art just got on the ICANN schedule for a last resort auction.
There are 10 applicants for .Art and the ICANN auction is scheduled tentatively for July 2015.
.Art is the only new gTLD that is currently scheduled for an ICANN auction.
Here are the 10 Applicants; some are portfolio applicants as well as some one-off applicants that only applied for .Art:
Minds + Machines
Top Level Design, LLC (.design, .wiki, .ink)
Merchant Law Group LLP
UK Creative Ideas Limited (Whitecase.com)
Aremi Group S.A.
Dadotart, Inc. (Deviantart.com)
EFLUX.ART, LLC (e-flux.com)
We will let you know if the contention set resolves early.