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Spanish Names Now Available In .INFO

DUBLIN, IRELAND – 21 January 2008 – Afilias, a global provider of registry services, announced today that Internet users can now register .INFO domain names that include the Spanish characters á, é, í, ñ, ó, ú, and ü. The introduction of these new domain names, termed Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs), now enables Spanish-speakers to establish Web sites using words commonly used in Spanish such as pelí, teléfono-mó, Í, Piñ, and others.

Afilias Selected To Provide Registry Services For New .ME Domain

.ME to revolutionize social networking and personal domain name industry

DUBLIN, IRELAND – 18 January 2008 – Afilias, a global provider of registry services, today announced that it has been selected to provide registry services supporting the .ME domain, the new country code top-level domain for the republic of Montenegro.

Afilias Discourages "Domain Name Front Running"

DUBLIN, IRELAND – 14 January 2008 – Recent industry discussions have centered on a new phenomenon termed "Domain Name Front Running." This occurs when someone conducts a search for a domain name and, shortly thereafter, someone else using some form of insider information preemptively registers the name.

Internet Society Announces New Application Round for the ISOC Fellowship to the IETF

Afilias Global Registry Services adds its support as corporate sponsor of the program.

RESTON, VA and GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - 8 August 2007 - Continuing its longstanding commitment to build technical capacity in less developed countries, the Internet Society (ISOC) today announced that it is seeking applications for the next round of the ISOC Fellowship to the IETF program The program offers engineers from developing countries fellowships that fund the cost of attending an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) meeting.

Sedo Closes Highest .Info Aftermarket Sale

Cambridge, Mass., July 19, 2007 - Today, Sedo announced it has closed the highest .INFO sale to date, with selling for $116,000 USD.

.INFO Domain Crosses 4 Million Registrations

.INFO now supports over 1 million dedicated Web sites after passing 5 year anniversary

DUBLIN, IRELAND - 20 March 2007 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet domain name registry services, announced today that the .INFO generic top-level domain has reached over 4 million domain names under management, marking a significant milestone just months after crossing its fifth anniversary of real time registrations available to the public. The four millionth name,, was registered in the United Kingdom by the registrar MelbourneIT.

.INFO Awards Presented to Winners

Afilias Global Registry Services announces winners of the 2006 .INFO Awards for the best .INFO websites

More than Two Lakh Names Registered with 'in' Domain

.INNEW DELHI , INDIA – 5 November 2006 –National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) and Afilias India Private Limited announced that the ‘.in’ domain has reached 2,00,0001 registrations, nearly doubling its presence in the market place since last year. The .IN registry has grown to nearly 30 times the initial size of approximately 6500 domains prior to the January 2005 re-launch. The re-launch included a more competitive price, expanded eligibility, a state of the art technology platform, and broader distribution through the global registrar network.