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Introduced March 23, 2015 (2015-03-23)
Status Online
Registry First Registry Limited
Intended use Gaming resources and services
Registration restrictions None
Registry Website .WIN registry

.win is a generic top-level domain managed by Famous Four Media[1] of Gibraltar,[2][3] who pitch it as a memorable gTLD for "online gaming resources and services". Famous Four Media is managing "60 gTLD applications".[4][5]

Some ransomware posts ransom links that include .win and .onion URIs.[6]


  1. ^ ".WIN registry". Nic.win. Retrieved 31 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "IANA — .win Domain Delegation Data". Iana.org. Retrieved 31 July 2017. 
  3. ^ "Contact - .WIN registry". nic.win. Retrieved 2017-08-16. 
  4. ^ "Application Details". gtldresult.icann.org. Retrieved 2017-08-16. 
  5. ^ "Famous Four Media, global leader in TLD. Generic Top Level domains registry » .WIN". www.famousfourmedia.com. Retrieved 2017-08-16. 
  6. ^ Palmer, Danny. "Ransomware is about to get a lot worse, by holding your operating system hostage - ZDNet". Zdnet.com. Retrieved 31 July 2017.