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Archive News 2002  July

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More Than 200,000 .Info Sites Live

Afilias announced that as of May 2002, there are now more than 200,000 live websites using the .info domain. The report shows that growth is particularly strong in Europe. The 200,000 live websites constitute 24% of all .info registrations. Another 9% redirect to another TLD (i.e. .com or .net) and another 12% are parked pages. [...] Continue reading


.Info Picks Up Steam

Despite a rough start, the .info domain is picking up steam with more than 900,000 registrations since pre-registration began last year. The TLD has the potential to become a viable supplant to the three most popular TLDs, .com, .net, and .org. [...] Continue reading


ICANN Revoking .su

A spokesman for ICANN announced the .su domain extension that previously belonged to the Soviet Union would be revoked sometime next year. The ccTLD was managed by RosNIIROS, but when the independent states formed after the Soviet Union’s fall, registrations of .su were halted. [...] Continue reading

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