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Internet Adds More Than Five Million Domain Names in Second Quarter

September 1, 2011 by · Comments Off on Internet Adds More Than Five Million Domain Names in Second Quarter 

Web Hosting ToolboxDULLES, VA – More than five million domain names were added to the Internet in the second quarter of 2011, bringing the total number of registered domain names to more than 215 million worldwide across all domains, according to the latest Domain Name Industry Brief, published by VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world.

The increase of 5.2 million domain names marks a growth rate of 2.5 percent over the first quarter. Registrations have grown by more than 16.9 million, or 8.6 percent, since the second quarter of 2010.

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ICM Registry Approves Network Solutions for Registrar Accreditation

May 10, 2011 by · Comments Off on ICM Registry Approves Network Solutions for Registrar Accreditation 

Webmaster ToolboxHerndon, VA – Network Solutions® is the first registrar to meet ICM Registry’s Criteria for Registrar Accreditation for the .XXX domain extension. Meeting these criteria allows Network Solutions to move forward with entering into a Registry-Registrar Agreement with the ICM Registry.

.XXX is the new top level domain (TLD) specifically designed to facilitate online responsibility and best practices for the global online Adult Entertainment Industry. Read more

Hitachi to Partner with GMO Registry to Apply for and Operate .hitachi Domain

March 3, 2011 by · Comments Off on Hitachi to Partner with GMO Registry to Apply for and Operate .hitachi Domain 

Hosting BlogTokyo, JAPAN – GMO Internet Group company, GMO Registry today announces it will work together with Hitachi, Ltd. to apply for and operate the new generic Top Level Domain, “.hitachi”.

Worldwide there are 21 gTLDs in use (“.com” “.net” etc.) including restricted domains like “.edu” and “.gov”. Internet governing body, ICANN is set to expand the existing generic top level domain space and as a result several organizations and regional governments have already announced plans to acquire new gTLDs when applications open this year. Read more

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