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
16.07.2014

At the present time, the American government – and the NTIA in particular – is involved, in conjunction with IANA, with the management of IP addresses and domain names worldwide.

Internet business
11.07.2014

After the delegation of .brussels and .vlaanderen, one more important step needed to be taken: the approval by ICANN of the start-up information. This contains the information on the different launch phases and their timings.

.brussels
.vlaanderen
04.07.2014

DNS Belgium has selected Valideus from the various candidates to validate applications for .vlaanderen and .brussels domain names during the second phase of the launch.  This phase runs from 2nd October to 3rd November 2014.

.brussels
.vlaanderen

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.