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Oct 13, 2014

Jonathan Robinson Recognized for Raising the Effectiveness of the Multi-Stakeholder Model

Oct 07, 2014

Series Helps Promote Global IPv6 and DNSSEC Deployment

Sep 17, 2014

Top brands, including Stonyfield, Applegate, and Rodale Institute,
to launch .ORGANIC sites 

Natural Products Expo East 2014

Global registry operator Afilias today announced that six leading organic brands are participating in the .ORGANIC domain pioneer program and plan to launch .ORGANIC sites soon.

Sep 15, 2014

Protected Internet space helps consumers find bona fide organic products and services

Global registry operator Afilias today announced that the fresh new, socially responsible top-level domain .ORGANIC is now open for registration by all bona fide organic producers and others who serve the organic community.

Aug 26, 2014

Afilias announces general availability of .BLACK top level domain

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced the general availability of its newest generic top level domain (gTLD): .BLACK.

Aug 08, 2014

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced that the one-month sunrise period is now open for its socially responsible top-level domain (TLD): .ORGANIC. The sunrise period allows qualified trademark holders to register names immediately; other members of the organic community can register names beginning September 15.

Jul 07, 2014

.ORGANIC sunrise period begins on August 6, 2014

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced that August 6, 2014, is the sunrise start date for its newest generic top-level domain (gTLD): .ORGANIC.

Jun 25, 2014

Afilias announces start of .BLACK sunrise period

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced that July 22, 2014, is the sunrise start date for its newest generic top-level domain (gTLD): .BLACK.

Black is always in style because it is associated with sophistication, elegance and understated authority. Consequently, an address in the .BLACK domain adds this element of style to every website. Like the classic style of a...

Jun 03, 2014

CIO 100 award program honors Afilias for innovation in its next-generation Internet domain name registry services

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced that it has been named as a recipient of the 2014 CIO 100 award. Now in its 27th year, the CIO 100 award program recognizes organizations around the world that...

May 19, 2014

New .VOTE and .VOTO domains offer authentic, verified Internet addresses that eliminate voter confusion by ensuring personal domain names are only used by legitimate political candidates, political parties, referendums and ballot initiative campaigns