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Chinese domain market report : China’s investment in .CN explodes

In January, during NamesCon, the Chinese domain registrar CNNIC proudly announced that .CN is the largest ccTLD in the world. At the time, more than 14 million .CN domains were “in circulation,” having surpassed Germany’s .DE registrations. The number is considerably higher now, as the domain market and investment in .CN domains has exploded. According […]

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Verisign signs deal with China’s CNNIC for real name verification

Group that operates .CN will assist Verisign with identity verification of .com and .net registrants. Verisign has signed an agreement with China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) for real name verification. Back in December, I wrote about how the Chinese government was going to begin enforcing real name verification on registrants of .com and .net […]

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ICANN refuses to play Ted Cruz’s game

ICANN has blown off US senator Ted Cruz by declining to answer a bunch of framed questions about its engagement with China. In a letter (pdf) to Cruz and fellow senators Michael Lee and James Lankford, ICANN chair Steve Crocker testily explains that ICANN has offices and relationships all over the world, given the nature […]
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CNNIC : Best choice for kicking off the Chinese domain market

CNNIC, a Chinese domain registry with 18 years of operational experience in China, was actively present at NamesCon 2016. The company cooperates with over 100 domain registrars and thousands of domain resellers; it has achieved over 15 million .CN and .中國 (China in traditional Chinese characters, DNS name xn--fiqz9s) domain names. We found the CNNIC […]

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