29 Feb '16, 2pm

GoDaddy reintroduces China’s .Cn domain name https://t.co/rD43HzEXWB

6 years after dropping extension, GoDaddy begins selling .cn domain names again. People who purchase .Cn domains at GoDaddy will have to submit identification if they want to use them. GoDaddy (NYSE:GDDY) has started selling China’s .cn domain names again as part of its push into the Asia market. The company stopped selling .cn domain names in 2010 after the Chinese government cracked down on usage of the domains. It required companies that wanted to sell .cn domain names to collect a color headshot photo identification, business identification (including a Chinese business registration number), and physical signed registration forms from the registrant. While this made it difficult logistically to sell the domains, Christine Jones, who was General Counsel for the company at the time, said the decision to stop selling .Cn domain names was mostly about handing sensitive per...

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2016/02/29/godaddy-china-cn/

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