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“National security” cited as registry says you have to ask its CEO if you want to register more than TWO domains

India, a country with some 2.2 million ccTLD domains, has implemented perhaps the strangest and most Draconian restrictions on bulk registration of modern times. The local registry, NIXI, informed its registrars all over the world in late December that they will have to seek formal written permission directly from the CEO if a customer wishes […]

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Free domains for .in registrants

Registrants of new .in domain names will be offered a free domain in a non-Latin script, the Indian government announced today. The National Internet Exchange of India said it will offer one free internationalized domain name, along with a free email a...
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Indian domain dispute filed over a sub-domain

The publishers over at Our.in published a post about an INDRP proceeding that looks to be dealing with a sub domain. Ravi Kanth wrote: In case you read our previous story about appointment of new Arbitrators at .IN Registry / NIXI, as a result of NIXI ...
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Neustar completes .in migration

The transfer of India’s suite of ccTLDs from Afilias to Neustar is done. NIXI, the .in registry, announced today: “The transition of .IN to its new Neustar-backed Registry platform is now complete.” With 2.2 million names, not countin...
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Five million Indian government workers to get IDN email

The Indian government has announced plans to issue fully Hindi-script email addresses to some five million civil servants. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology announced the move, which will see each government employee given an @सरकार.भारत email address, in a statement this week. सरकार.भारत transliterates as “sarkar.bharat”, or “government.india”. The first stage of the […]
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