14.04.2014

In recent days DNS Belgium has received a number of questions from .be domain name registrants who have received invoices from Media Center Europe, a company in Leeuwarden (NL).

.be
DNS Belgium
Internet business
07.08.2014

We recently received reports detailing a far-reaching type of fraud. The fraudsters reserve a domain name that strongly resembles the actual domain name of a web shop and build an accurate replica of the site of this web shop.

.be
Security
05.08.2014

Every year for many years now, DNS Belgium has organised 3 to 4 meetings with some fifteen committed .be registrars.

.be
DNS Belgium
24.07.2014

Abbreviations are handy, but they can sometimes cause confusion. For example, with the new domain name extensions currently being released, we talk about the new “gTLDs”.

.brussels
.vlaanderen
Internet business
  • 22 AugFriFact#34: There's 1 .be domain name with the maximum of 63 characters: chambreduhainauthuissiersdejusticeetcandidatshuissiersdejustice.be
  • 14 AugWe are receiving new complaints about Media Center Europe. Please be aware of their practices! http://t.co/fmbe16cpsd
  • 13 AugThe release was performed without issues and all systems are up and running

Total domain names

ICANN

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, a non-profit organisation that is responsible worldwide for managing domain names.

NTIA

The division of the US Department of Trade that handles the domain name system.

IANA

The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority is responsible for the global coordination of the DNS Root, IP addressing, and other internet protocol resources.

CENTR

Council of European National Top-level domain Registries. It is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting the interest of country code TLD managers.