05 Jun '11, 7am

25 Years Of .AU

Posted on June 5th, 2011 by admin in Domain News | No Comments » AusRegistry, auDA and the Australian ICT and business community celebrated 25 years of the .au ccTld on June 2, 2011 at a gala event held at Melbourne Museum in Melbourne. Speaking at the event AusRegistry CEO Adrian Kinderis said: “Registrations in the .au domain hit the 2 million mark in March 2011, putting it into the top 10 country codes worldwide. In fact, the .au domain has the highest penetration rate in the world for regulated namespaces with restricted eligibility when you take into account our population.” It is exactly 3 years since the auDA relaxation of domain registration rules , changes which I am certain boosted that figure of 2 million registrations. AuDA (.au Domain Administration) chief executive Chris Disspain said the online environment provided by .au is “strong and safe”. “Just as Austr...

Full article: http://www.dnxpert.com/2011/06/05/25-years-of-au/