The Dutch registry, the SIDN, announced that .NL reached the 5 million domains
5 Million DOT NL
milestone. They archieved this milestone just a year after 25th birthday of the .NL domain and 15 years after the SIDN took over .NL. .NL holds the 3rd position in list of biggest ccTLD’s after .DE and .UK with a little over 15 million domains for .DE and little over 10 million for .UK
Individuals are allowed to register a second-level .nl domain since 2003. As a forerunner, individuals were allowed to register a third-level domain since 2000. Such ‘personal domains’ had the …
ICANN 44 Prague was a busy event and produced a lot of news and new information.
Friday June 22 : ICANN announces it’s new CEO and President Fadi Chehadé.
Saturday June 23 : The biggest news this day must have been the fact that ICANN
suspended the Digital Archery system and later in the week abandoned it completely.
Sunday June 24 : A number of registrars participated in a briefing with the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) regarding the Domain Name Marketplace and the role of registrars in the ecosystem.
Points being discussed with the GAC.
- Registrar business models
- the role …
The Registrar Stakeholder Group (RrSG) would like to provide this statement regarding the current status of RAA negotiations and the update posted on the ICANN website on June 4, 2012.
The RrSG and its representatives on the Negotiating Team (NT) have been actively involved in discussions with ICANN staff and is pleased to see substantive progress reported to the community in advance of the upcoming ICANN meeting in Prague.
Among the issues that have been agreed to include improved registrar response and
availability to law enforcement, registrar abuse point of contact, publication of registrar information, establishment of an ICANN accreditation …