.pub is a proposed TLD in ICANN’s New gTLD Program. The applicant is Demand Media (United TLD Holdco Ltd). The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the root zone.
Registration for this domain is open to anyone. The registry accepts registrations of internationalized domain names.
The term “pub” is a generic and broadly used word that holds the particular affinity for people and organizations with interests ranging from publishing to advertising to local drinking establishments and nearly everything in between. Global in scope, today a passionate group of millions of individuals and organizations identify with this word. The mission and purpose of the .pub TLD are to establish an easily recognized and accessible namespace for this large and dynamic group.