|[March 15, 2014]
Afilias Joins Internet Technical Leaders in Welcoming IANA Globalization Progress
DUBLIN --(Business Wire)--
today announced its support for the statements by the Internet technical
organizations responsible for coordination of the
Internet infrastructure (IETF,
ccTLD ROs, ICANN,
regarding the announcement by the U.S. government of the suggested
changes related to the IANA functions contract.
As a TLD Registry Operator and a leading registry technology services
provider, Afilias has participated in the ICANN community since its
inception and has helped to shape and implement Internet policies and
practices in a secure and reliable manner consistent with evolving
We endorse the statements of the NTIA
and the organizations noted above with respect to the maturation of
these organizations and processes, and we are committed to continuing to
contribute to the stewardship of the Internet as part of a globally
inclusive, open and transparent multi-stakeholder community.
We look forward to participating in the development and deployment of
the transition plan.
Afilias is the world's second largest domain registry, with more than 20
million names under management. Afilias powers a greater variety of
top-level domains than any other provider, and will soon support
hundreds of new TLDs now preparing for launch. Afilias' specialized
technology makes Internet addresses more accessible and useful through a
wide range of applications, including Internet domain
registry services, Managed
DNS and mobile
Web services like goMobi®
For more information on Afilias services, visit www.afilias.info.
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