Expands action plan to keep child sexual abuse images out of .INFO
Dublin, Ireland - 23 October 2008 - In preparation for IWF Awareness Day on October 24, 2008, Afilias has announced that it has become a member of the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF). This will increase Afilias' ability to be proactive in eliminating child sexual abuse content from the .INFO domain.
Registry Internet Safety Group Formed to Develop Best Practices and Enhance Overall Internet User Security
RESTON, VA - October 17, 2008 - The Registry Internet Safety Group ("RISG") is a global group of responsible Internet related companies whose mission is to work collaboratively to combat Internet identity theft; even though RISG is uniquely Registry focused, it includes both gTLD (global Top Level Domain) and ccTLD (country code Top Level...
New policy leads industry in the effective deterrence of abuses like phishing and spam
DUBLIN, IRELAND - 7 October 2008 - Afilias, a global provider of registry services, today announced a new registration policy that makes the nature of domain name abuses clear for registrants and registrars, and furthers the power of the registry to take quick and appropriate action regarding .INFO domains used for abusive behavior. This policy will go into effect on 6...
New personalized domain is the hot new destination for Web addresses
Podgorica, Montenegro - August 5, 2008 - The .ME Registry announced today it has registered more than 100,000 domain names. This milestone comes a little more than two weeks after opening for live, real-time registrations by the general public and less than four months after opening its doors.
Dublin, Ireland – July 29, 2008 – Afilias, a global provider of registry services, will provide advanced domain name technology to support the release of three character airport codes in the .aero domain this winter. This advanced technology will ensure fast resolution, reliability, and 100% DNS uptime.
The Web's new personalized domain proves popular around the globe
Podgorica, Montenegro – July 22, 2008 – The .ME Registry officially opened for live, real-time registrations July 17, 2008 and was met with huge international demand. More than 50,000 new domain names were registered in the first two days, with the first "live" name registered being: yusu.me.
Live registration begins for the Web's new personalized domain
Podgorica, Montenegro – July 16, 2008 – The .ME Registry officially opens for live, real-time registrations in the new .ME domain at 15:00UTC July 17, 2008. Companies, organizations and members of the public can now get a Web presence that is truly personal, and have their new Web site working within minutes!
Copenhagen, Denmark – July 1, 2008 – The IT and Telecom Agency of Denmark has appointed dotDK as the association to handle the Danish internet domain registry in the future. This gives the dotDK Society the opportunity to realize its vision of enhancing the Danish top level domain for the benefit of the Danish community. dotDK will deliver a more secure, available and technologically advanced setup, but especially highlights that the entire Danish internet...