Verisign expects huge domain growth in 2021

Kevin Murphy, April 22, 2021, 21:06:53 (UTC), Domain Registries Verisign tonight significantly upgraded its estimate of how many .com and .net domains it expects to sell this year, citing an improving economy and increased growth in online commerce. CEO Jim Bidzos told analysts that it’s now expecting its domain base to increase by 4% to 5.5% […]


European Commission Unveils Important Initiatives Relevant to the DNS and DNS Service Providers

This week, the European Commission published important initiatives relevant to the Domain Name System (DNS) including domain name registration data and DNS services providers. ICANN org would like to bring this to the attention of the community. The Digital Services Act Package On Tuesday, 15 December 2020, the Digital Services Act package was published, which is comprised of the Digital Services Act […]


Tropical Breezes, Pristine Beaches and a Domain Name to Die For

Start-ups want unusual internet addresses to help stand out. One winner: The island of Anguilla, whose “.ai” domain is a favorite of A.I. start-ups. By Steve Lohr Feb. 4, 2020, 3:00 a.m. ET 24 The luxury resorts along serene white-sand beaches have long propped up the economy of Anguilla, a tiny British territory in the Caribbean. But […]


Part One and Part Two; DNS and DOH

Part One: DNS Encryption – Evolution or revolution A short primer on how we got to here Rob WilliamsonTuesday, November 19, 2019 Part 1 of a series of pieces on DNS encryption. Read part 2: DNS over HTTPs (DoH) – Who do you love? ( Right after this Part One) “Centralized DoH is currently a privacy net […]


Middle East DNS Forum

The Middle East DNS Forum brings together field experts and affected parties to discuss the latest developments in the global domain marketplace and ways to strengthen the DNS industry in the Middle East. The DNS forum offers participants opportunities to: Network with other stakeholders and industry experts Discuss business, technical, and policy aspects of the […]

DNS Educational Resource

Domain Registries and Registrars Release Joint Document on Addressing ‘DNS Abuse’ Resource

The Domain Name System (DNS) serves as a crucial but largely unheralded system underpinning the Internet’s ability to connect its users and devices. The safe and secure operation of the DNS has provided a firm foundation for the growth of the Internet as a global public resource, but much like the Internet as a whole, […]