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Afilias and WIPO to Collaborate in Rollout of .INFO Dispute Resolution Services

WIPO Will Be The Exclusive Provider Of Dispute Resolution Services for .INFO

NEW YORK, NY – May 3, 2001 – Afilias, the registry selected by ICANN to operate the new .INFO top-level domain (TLD), and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) today announced an agreement whereby WIPO will provide dispute resolution services for .INFO during the Sunrise Period. The Sunrise Period is a 30-day period, prior to the opening of public registration, where trademark and service mark holders will be able to reserve their exact marks in the .INFO domain.

Afilias brings style and sophistication to the Internet with launch of new .BLACK top-level domain

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 little black dress, a .BLACK domain instantly gives a site effortless chic.

Afilias erhält CIO 100 Award

Das CIO 100 Award-Programm zeichnet Afilias für Neuerungen im Bereich der Internet Domainregistrierung aus

Afilias selected for CIO 100 award

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

Wrap-up: ICANN 49 Singapore


Given the “going live” of New gTLDs as well as the NTIA’s announcement of its intent to transition Internet domain name functions to a multi-stakeholder environment, the 49th ICANN meeting in Singapore was sure to be a busy one.

Afilias welcomes “Dot Chinese Online” and “Dot Chinese Website” top-level domains to the Internet

Global Internet access moves forward with Landrush launch of Chinese Internationalized Domain Names

Global registry services provider Afilias today announced the completion of technical preparations for the Landrush launch of the new Dot Chinese Online (.在线) and Dot Chinese Website (.中文网) top-level domains (TLD).

Afilias joins Internet Technical Leaders in Welcoming IANA Globalization progress

Afilias today announced its support for the statements by the Internet technical organizations responsible for coordination of the Internet infrastructure (IETF, IAB, ccTLD ROs, ICANN, ISOC and W3C) regarding the announcement by the US Government of the suggested changes related to the IANA functions contract.