05 Mar '15, 11pm

#Cayman Islands open up .ky domains with the help of .@Uniregistry #domains #caymanislands #domainer…

“The Information & Communications Technology Authority (ICTA) has partnered with the Cayman-based Uniregistry, owned by dot-com millionaire Frank Schilling, to hold and manage the database of domains on a secure automated platform. The ICTA needs to improve and secure the register, which is currently on what was described as an antiquated system and falling short of legal requirements. Although Cayman Islands Government, via the ICTA, will still own and regulate the .ky tag, Uniregistry will manage and promote it. The year-long contract between the authority and Uniregistry, worth $20,000, will also see the private sector firm take an undisclosed percentage of each fee, which ICTA Managing Director Alee Fa’amoe said was a fractional amount.”

Full article: http://domaingang.com/domain-news/cayman-islands-open-up-...

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