New York City Marks One Year Anniversary of .nyc with Release of Thousands of New Web Addresses

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Neustar, Inc., the Official Registry Operator for .nyc Joins New York City in This Release

What: New York City and Neustar, the official registry operator for .nyc, will release over 16,000 new .nyc website addresses for businesses, organizations, and individuals with a physical address in the five boroughs. Domain names are available on a first come, first served basis, from accredited .nyc registrars and at standard market prices.

When: Thursday, October 8, 2015 starting at 3:00pm EDT*

Where: New Yorkers can register one of these new .nyc web addresses by visiting and selecting an accredited .nyc registrar of their choice.

To search for available new .nyc web addresses, visit at 3:00pm EDT on October 8, 2015.

Why: The over 16,000 new website addresses that are being released were previously unavailable due to a ‘name collision’ block instituted by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) ─ the nonprofit organization that oversees Internet governance. Additional details can be found here.

.nyc Press Releases:
Mayor de Blasio Announces the Launch of First .nyc Websites
Mayor de Blasio Announces .nyc is Fastest Growing City Domain Six Months After Launch

Press Contact: Carolin Bachmann, PR Manager, Neustar, Inc., 415-312-2100, carolin.bachmann(at)neustar(dot)biz.

About .nyc
.nyc is the official web address for New York City. The .nyc top-level domain (TLD) has become the fastest-growing city domain in the world, adopted by New York City residents, entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations in more than two-dozen industries. The City of New York partners with Neustar, the official registry operator for .nyc, to manage, market, and maintain the .nyc namespace.

About Neustar
Neustar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR) is the first real-time provider of cloud-based information services, enabling marketing and IT security professionals to promote and protect their businesses. With a commitment to privacy and neutrality, Neustar operates complex data registries and uses its expertise to deliver actionable, data-driven insights that help clients make high-value business decisions in real time, one customer interaction at a time. More information is available at

*Note: On October 8, 2015, starting promptly at 3:00pm Eastern Daylight Time, and continuing over the subsequent two hours, 16,587 newly available .nyc domain names will be released by the .nyc Registry in a random order. All of the domain names will be released no later than 5:00pm Eastern Daylight Time.

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