BC_nBG_64pxSan Francisco, CA-  .Build, the new Top Level Domain (TLD) for internet domain names announced it will now accept bitcoin as a payment method from its customers. Registrars that would like to pay their monthly bill now have an option in our electronic invoicing system to use Bitcoin as their payment utilizing the Coinbase system.  Being the first registry accepting Bitcoin is significant for the crypto-currency and the Domain name system in that we are the first registry to accept bitcoin: completing the end to end bitcoin purchase path from domain registrant to registrar to registry.

.BUILD, went live in April of 2014 is a part of the new expanded Internet made up of many new TLD’s beyond .com, .net and .org.  By having a meaningful extension to a website or email .BUILD provides an opportunity for companies to improve their online identity and web presence with the power of an industry-specific domain name.  These targeted domains will become an integral part of any company’s web presence, online identity and SEO strategy in 2014 and beyond.

We are excited to be a leader in the creation and innovation of the New Internet and the new gTLD expansion approved by ICANN in 2012.  As security with online payments becomes a growing concern every day, it was the logical next progression in the virtual building world to accept a crypto-currency standard like Bitcoin. At .BUILD it is our mission to constantly improve and innovate the way the domain name industry conducts business in order constantly provide value for end users.”

.BUILD is the name provisioner of domain names ending in .BUILD, which and are sold through all the major registrar channels such as GoDaddy, Crazy Domains, Enom, Network Solutions, Name.com, 1&1, Tucows, United domains, Uniregistry etc.  For a complete list of partners please visit www.getmy.build.

Several registrar resellers are currently accepting bitcoin from end users such as namecheap.com and frankdomains.com.  For a complete list of registrar resellers accepting bitcoin you can click here.

See the press release here at PRWeb.com