.cpa is the new boy in the new gTLD world

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  1. Prashant Sharan

    Prashant Sharan India Well-Known Member

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    The contention set for .cpa has been resolved, clearing the way for a new accountancy-themed gTLD.

    The winner is the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, which submitted two bids for the string — one “community”, one vanilla, both overtly defensive in nature — back in 2012.

    Its main rival, CPA Australia, which also applied on a community basis, withdrew its application two weeks ago.

    Commercial registries Google, MMX and Donuts all have withdrawn their applications since late December, leaving only the two AICPA applications remaining.

    This week, AICPA withdrew its community application, leaving its regular “single registrant” bid the winner.

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