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Afilias Seeks New TLD Partners

Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services and domain name registry technology, today announced that it is seeking to partner with a select number of organizations that wish to apply to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for a new top-level domain (TLD). more

Afilias Joins Chinese Domain Name Consortium Highlighting Importance of Chinese Domain Market, IDN

Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services, today announced that it has joined the Chinese Domain Name Consortium (CDNC). Afilias will work with the CDNC to coordinate and collaborate with other registries to reach Chinese language Internet users with Internationalized Domain Name technology. more

.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Advances and Makes Strides With Domain Name Security Extensions

The .ORG Registry continues its commitment to bolstering the future of Internet security; announces today the achievement of key milestones with Domain Name Security Extensions (DNSSEC). more

Comments on ICANN’s IRT Final Report

Several months ago, at the end of the ICANN Mexico City conference, the ICANN Board announced the establishment of an "Implementation Recommendation Team (IRT) comprised of an internationally diverse group of people to develop and propose solutions to the over-arching issue of trademark protection. more

Afilias to Provide Technology Powering the .eco New TLD

Today Afilias, a leading provider of Internet infrastructure services, announced that is has been selected by Big Room Inc. as the registry services provider for its application to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for a new .eco domain during the upcoming new top-level domain (new TLD) application process. more

AusRegistry International Announces Implementation of Industry-Leading IDN Registry System

The introduction of Internationalised Domain Names (IDNs) represents one of the most significant advancements in the history of the internet. A majority of internet users today have a first language other than English and many languages utilise characters not currently available within the DNS. IDNs provide these users with the capability to navigate the internet using their native language scripts. more

.ORG First Open Top-Level Domain to be Signed with DNSSEC

Today, .ORG, The Public Interest Registry, the company behind the .ORG domain name, is the first open generic Top-Level Domain to successfully sign the .ORG zone file with Domain Name Security Extensions (DNSSEC). To date, the .ORG zone is the largest domain registry to implement the security measure. more

Afilias’ Technology Successfully Signs .ORG Zone with DNSSEC

Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services and domain name registry technology, has successfully signed the .ORG zone with Domain Name Security Extensions (DNSSEC) on behalf of its customer, .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR). The .ORG zone is being signed in a phased manner with an initial period allowing for key partners to test the signed zone. more

DNSSEC Industry Coalition Symposium is Announced

The DNSSEC Industry Coalition Symposium is announced today in collaboration with Google, Nominum, Inc. and ICANN and will be held June 11-12, 2009, in Washington, DC. The purpose will be to discuss and identify potential and perceived issues with the Domain Name System (DNS) and DNSSEC deployment due to signing the DNS root zone. more

Perspectives from a Nonprofit Domain Name Registry on Navigating the Social Media Frontier

At .ORG, we are big fans of using and managing multiple social media vehicles to promote engagement and interactivity within our global community. In our experience, there are many advantages to this approach... We're currently using Twitter, Flickr, our Blog, YouTube, and Facebook as the major ways to reach out to and engage our .ORG community on an ongoing basis. more