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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.

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LACNIC 23

Date: 
May 18, 2015
Location: 
Lima, Peru

Afilias is a Bronze sponsor of the upcoming LACNIC 23 event in Lima, Peru.  LACNIC 23 is a networking and exchange of experiences and analysis of key aspects for the latest news on Internet in the region and globally.

.VOTE Solves Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz’s Domain Name Problem

Only .VOTE protects candidates and voters from misleading domain name traps

.POKER Domain Landrush Period Begins

Go All-In: Reserve Your Favorite Domain Name Today

New .VOTE and .VOTO Domains Now Available

Elected officials and candidates can register immediately in this dedicated space

Salt Lake City – February 17, 2015 – Monolith Registry, a venture backed by global registry services provider Afilias, announced today that registration is now open to the public for two new generic top-level domains: “dot VOTE” or .VOTE, and its Spanish/Italian/Portuguese counterpart “dot VOTO” or .VOTO.

.LGBT Public Launch Begins Today

Community leaders tout benefits of this protected and inclusive space

.POKER Domain Sunrise Period Begins

Public Landrush Period Opens March 10 

DUBLIN – February 5, 2015 – Global registry services provider and poker fan Afilias announced today the beginning of the sunrise period of “dot POKER” or .POKER: eligible trademark holders can deal themselves in immediately.  After sunrise ends on March 7, 2015, the house will host a landrush period for the public, with tables opening on March 10.

New .VOTE and .VOTO Domains Sunrise Period Begins

Elected officials and candidates now have a dedicated space for voter engagement

New gTLDs Show Promising SEO Performance


With the arrival of hundreds of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), many marketers are excited that they can now get a web address that best describes their business or brand. For instance, a company in the organic business can now get a web address on .ORGANIC, or a brand that’s all about passion and excitement can now get on .RED, etc. At the same time, many are also asking some important SEO related questions:

1.       Will Google crawl new gTLDs?