Connecting.nyc Inc.

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Connecting.nyc Inc. is a NYS nonprofit founded in April 2006 to advance the development of the .nyc TLD (top level domain) as a public interest resource. With .nyc's acquisition in 2012 and its initiation in 2014, Connecting's mission morphed to roles that now include:

  • Advocating at city hall and elsewhere for the development of the .nyc TLD as a public interest resource.
  • The planning, design, and development of the JacksonHeights.nyc domain.
  • Advising cities globally through its special consultative status at the United Nations (i.e., Connecting.nyc Inc. is an NGO) on the utility of city-TLDs.
  • Advancing the interests of individual Internet users to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) through its status as an At-Large Structure.

To facilitate these roles Connecting.nyc actively participates with ICANN as a At-Large Structure, the New York Internet Society, GISMO, and the Wikimedia-NY Foundation.

Learn more about the Connecting.nyc Inc. at this web page.

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