29 Jun '12, 12am

Afnic Wins Bid To Run .FR Registry

A commitment to maintain competitive, cost-oriented rates. The prices for domain names with the .FR extension offered by AFNIC are already 20% lower than those for the .com and will decrease by at least 5% within the next two years In addition to its investments in security, the promotion of the .FR TLD and research & development, all of which have been renewed, AFNIC will donate the profits from the .FR TLD to a Support fund for the development of the Internet, with independent governance, which will fund research initiatives for the development of the Internet The reaffirmation of the importance of the .FR TLD as an essential infrastructure for the Internet in France. A specific protocol will be signed in this respect between AFNIC, ANSSI and the Ministry in order to reinforce the security of the .FR namespace.

Full article: http://www.domainnews.com/en/afnic-wins-bid-to-run-fr-reg...

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