29 Apr '16, 1pm

Verisign signs deal with China’s CNNIC for real name verification https://t.co/mQ8sXh7aQ5

Group that operates .CN will assist Verisign with identity verification of .com and .net registrants. Verisign has signed an agreement with China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) for real name verification. Back in December, I wrote about how the Chinese government was going to begin enforcing real name verification on registrants of .com and .net domain names. This requires domain name registrars in China to obtain Real Name Verification and Domain Name Verification for each newly-registered or transferred .com/.net domain name. They also have to obtain this for existing domain names within 45 days after they auto renew. According to a release by CNNIC: CNNIC will provide domain name verification service to “.com” and other domain names that are registered through Verisign’s domestic registrars. Once the service is on board, in the circumstance that users regis...

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