About Us

Afilias' specialized technology makes Internet addresses more accessible and useful through a wide range of applications, including Internet domain registry services, Managed DNS and award-winning mobile Web services.

gTLD

Afilias Launches New .INFO Product Site

Dublin, Ireland – May 12, 2008 – Afilias, a global provider of registry services, announced today that it has launched a new product site (www.info.info) where domain name registrars and Internet users can get information about the .INFO domain.

Afilias Opens .INFO Awards for German-speaking .INFO-Website

Afilias recognizes the best German-speaking .INFO-Sites and offers 18.000 Euro reward to the winners

Munich, Germany–March 17, 2008 –From March 17 to May 25 owners of German-speaking .INFO-Websites can apply for the .INFO-Award that will award 18.000 Euro in prize money later this year. The Award is created by global domain name registry Afilias in media-cooperation with INTERNET WORLD Business and addresses .INFO domain owners from Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Afilias Joins Anti-Phishing Working Group Steering Committee To Help Combat Online Fraud

Internet domain name registry focuses on enhancing security, protecting against spam, and building anti-phishing practices for Internet domain names

DUBLIN, IRELAND – 28 January 2008 – Afilias, a global provider of registry services, today announced that it has been elected to serve on the Steering Committee of the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), the global industry and law enforcement association focused on eliminating identity theft and fraud perpetrated online through phishing, spamming, and crimeware.

Nombres en español ahora disponibles en .INFO

Afilias, amplía su alcance en la Internet, adicionando idiomas diferentes al inglés facilitando así el registro de nombres de sitios Web con caracteres propios del idioma español.

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 película.info, teléfono-móvil.info, Ídolo.info, Piñata.info, 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.

.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, leger-europe2007.info, was registered in the United Kingdom by the registrar MelbourneIT.