New York City and Neustar, the official registry operator for .nyc, released today 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.
The domains were released Thursday, October 8, 2015 starting at 3:00pm EDT.
New Yorkers can register one of these new .nyc web addresses by visiting http://www.ownit.nyc and selecting an accredited .nyc registrar of their choice.
To search for available new .nyc web addresses, visit http://www.ownit.nyc/register.
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.