The Verified Top-Level Domains (vTLD) Consortium was established in 2016 to promote the benefits of vTLD registries and enhanced trust for Internet users who access information, products and services on websites hosted on vTLDs.

The Consortium’s Members and Advisors include registry operators, registrars, verification agents and consultancies.

Issues important to the Consortium include:

  • Universal Awareness
  • Universal Acceptance
  • WHOIS Accuracy and Transparency
  • Search Engine Optimization of vTLDs
  • Next Round of New gTLDs from ICANN
  • Activities of the ICANN Public Safety Working Group and the Governmental Advisory Committee
  • ICANN Contractual Enforcement