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Recap of ICANN Nairobi - Decisions and Progress to move forward on new TLDs

Due to the many groups that did not attend this month's ICANN meeting in Nairobi for various reasons, I don't think anyone expected the meeting to result in major decisions on new TLD issues we've been debating for over a year. However, that is exactly what happened.

Afilias Limited Acquires .Mobi Domain Registry and Expands Market Leadership

DUBLIN, IRELAND – 11 February 2010 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services and the registry operator for .INFO, today announced that it has acquired mTLD Top Level Domain Ltd., the sponsoring organization and registry operator for the .mobi top-level domain.

VIDEO: Afilias at ad:tech NY: We'll help you get your own TLD

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Afilias at ad:tech NY: We'll help you get your own TLD


Read David Spark's ad:tech NY blog post about Afilias's new TLD expertise!

Afilias VP Brian Cute Appointed to NTIA Online Safety Working Group

NTIA Working Group to Report on Industry Online Child Safety Efforts

WASHINGTON D.C. – 28 April 2009 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services, today announced that Brian Cute, Vice President of Discovery Services has been appointed to serve on the National Telecommunications and Information Administration's (NTIA) Online Safety and Technology Working Group. The working group, established in the "Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act," will report to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on industry-implemented online child safety tools and efforts.

Afilias takes action against Conficker

Afilias is a member of the Conficker Working Group, which brings together TLD operators, industry leaders like Microsoft and ICANN, and security researchers to combat the Internet's latest major security threat: the Conficker worm.

Ram Mohan to Join ICANN Board of Directors

Internet domain name industry veteran and security expert to join ICANN Board as Security and Stability Advisory Committee liaisonRam Mohan

DUBLIN, IRELAND - 3 November 2008 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services, today announced that Ram Mohan, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, has been selected by the ICANN Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) to serve as its non-voting liaison on the ICANN Board of Directors. Mr. Mohan will be seated at the conclusion of the ICANN 33rd International Public Meeting in Cairo, Egypt.

Afilias Announces New Policy To Make .INFO Even Safer For Internet Users

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 November 2008.

The Internet's Greatest Invention Celebrates 25 Years

Inventor Paul Mockapetris Keynotes Commemorative Event Hosted by the Oxford Internet Institute and Afilias, Reflects on Past, Present and Future of Domain Name System

Redwood City, Calif. – January 29, 2008 – Nominum, the leading provider of network naming and addressing technologies, and Afilias, the world's second largest provider of domain name registry services, announced today that Paul Mockapetris, chairman and chief scientist, Nominum, was the keynote speaker at an event hosted by the Oxford Internet Institute and Afilias. The event was held on January 28 at the Royal Society in London to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the invention of the Domain Name System (DNS).