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One of them has been “in the pipeline” for a really really long time – .im (Isle of Man)
While .im may have started life as the ccTLD for the Isle of Man it’s being increasingly used by companies offering products or services centred around personal use (.im > I’m > I am) or instant messaging (IM is shorthand for instant message / instant messaging).
One of the most popular open source instant message solutions Pidgin can be found at Pidgin.im
We are now offering .im domains directly via our site using EPP.
We’ll be adding more domain extensions in the coming weeks and months, so watch this space!