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Dec 07, 2010

.INFO remains the most successful new TLD ever launched

DUBLIN, IRELAND - 7 December 2010- Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services and registry for the .INFO top-level domain (TLD), has released its 2010 .INFO annual report which recaps .INFO's growth in 2010. .INFO maintains its position as the number one new TLD ever launched and is the seventh largest TLD on the Internet today with nearly 6.8 million domain...

Dec 06, 2010

BOSTON and DUBLIN (Dec. 6, 2010) - Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), the information management company, and Afilias Limited, a global provider of Internet domain name registry and Domain Name System (DNS) services, today announced a co-referral program to benefit applicants of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs).

Dec 06, 2010

Cartagena de Indias, COLOMBIA – 6 December 2010 – At the 39th International Meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), Afilias announced that it has been selected by dotHOTEL® as the registry services and DNS provider for its application to ICANN for the .hotel new top-level domain (new TLD). dotHOTEL is supported by the International Hotel and Restaurant...

Nov 18, 2010

Brings added security to three more countries around the world

DUBLIN, IRELAND - 18 November 2010 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services, today announced that it has enabled Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) for .GI, the country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) for Gibraltar, .MN for Mongolia, and .SC for the Seychelles.

Nov 15, 2010

DUBLIN, IRELAND – 15 November 2010 – Afilias, a global provider of domain name registry and DNS services, announced that it is now offering domain name registrars a full suite of registry and DNS services to ensure that both their proposed new top-level domain (new TLD) applications and registries are successful.

Nov 11, 2010

.ASIA top-level domain is one of the pioneer domain registries in Asia to enable the secure DNS standard

Nov 09, 2010

Deployment of Domain Name System Security Extensions Enhances global security for India

NEW DELHI – 9 November 2010 – Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services, today announced that it has enabled Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) for the .IN country code top-level domain (TLD) for the country of India, improving global security for this domain which houses over 700,000 .IN domains. .IN was officially signed...

Nov 08, 2010

Greentravelclub.info Takes Top Honor of Best .INFO Web site of 2010

DUBLIN, IRELAND – 8 November 2010 – Today, Afilias announced the winner of its 2010 .INFO Awards Program. The Awards Program highlighted some of the best .INFO sites of 2010 and awarded the top three .INFO sites with cash prizes totaling over US$15,000. First place was awarded to greentravelclub.info, a portal where site visitors can...

Oct 29, 2010

The first demonstration of email transmission using a fully Internationalized address held at the APTLD Members Meeting in Amman, Jordan

AMMAN, JORDAN - 29 October 2010 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services, and the National Information Technology Center of Jordan today announced that they have partnered to produce the first public demonstration of an e-mail message between two completely internationalized (or IDN) e...

Oct 13, 2010

.AG, .BZ, .HN, .LC, and .VC are the next top-level domains to be signed with Domain Name System Security Extensions

DUBLIN, IRELAND - 13 October 2010 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services, today announced that it has enabled Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) for five country code Top-Level-Domains (ccTLDs) in Latin America and the Caribbean region. The ccTLDs whose zones have been secured by...