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Norwegian domain names more secure with DNSSEC

nation’s inhabitants and businesses, e.g. in connection with tax returns, employer’s contributions and access to public services. In all these circumstances, it is extremely important that users actually end up…

Secure online communication

for. Video: This is DNSSEC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTABuMxO2AM More about secure online communication Read more about DNSSEC This is how the domain name system (DNS) works Norwegian domain names more secure with…

About the use of cookies on norid.no

…Google Analytics Guidelinesfrom Google _gat Collects data on the users and their activity on the website for analysis and reporting Seconds Google Analytics Guidelines from Google _ga Collects data on…

About the use of cookies on norid.no

…from Google reCAPTCHA and Google Analytics (see below), none of these services transfer data to others. We use the service Google Analytics to map the use of a website as…

Online presence – where and how?

2021 Source: Norwegian media barometer 2019 Our online habits mean the Internet is a key platform for value-creation. Online retailers in Norway had a total turnover exceeding NOK 25 billion…

Domain conflicts in the legal system

…on both Norid’s website and Lovdata. Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee: www.norid.no/en/domenekonflikter/domeneklagenemnda/ Complaints archive: www.norid.no/no/domenekonflikter/domeneklagenemnda/klagearkiv/ (Norwegian only)Court decisions archive: www.norid.no/no/om-domenenavn/spesialiststoff/rettslig-behandling/rettssaker/ (Norwegian only) Relevant measures in disputes about content and services The only effective means of making…

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2020 – a year for digital seven-mile steps

risk of being scammed by fake online stores is more likely than ever. You should always be sceptical before shopping with unknown online stores, and you should be especially critical if you do not…

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The pandemic is boosting entrepreneurship

…registered several domain names and companies after the pandemic hit us. He underlines that the pandemic is not the only cause, but that it has clearly been a catalyst. He…

Appendix B: The geographical second level domains

…domains www.municipality.no/www.municipality.county.no may only be registered by the relevant municipality. The third level domain www for cities, towns and villages may only be registered by the relevant municipality where the…

Administrative model for the .no domain

…through private law contracts. This gives room for flexibility and efficiency. Although these registries have usually operated responsibly and in the service of society, the question is occasionally raised of…

Thinking about starting a business?

When you are starting your own business, you need to get a domain name subscription, register a business name and think about whether you need to protect…

Illegal content online

often better placed to do something about it. How to remove content online The only effective means of making an unlawful service entirely inaccessible without negatively affecting third parties, is…

This is how the domain name system works

…the IP address for www.uio.no. It sends the enquiry onwards to one of the name servers for the root in the domain name system. The root name servers recognize only

30 years of Norwegian domain names

the internet to truly take off. In 1995, there were still only 1000 Norwegian domain names. From then on, things skyrocketed, and only three years later there were more than…

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Domain scammers try again

…to buy. Our advice: Contact your registrar and get their view on whether your company will benefit from registering those domain names or not. We see this type of scam…

How to order a domain name subscription

To order a subscription, you must go through a registrar. The registrar will order the domain name subscription from Norid, help you get started, and handle everything…

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New Domain Resolution Body members

…Resolution Body is an independent entity based on the Domain Regulations. It was established for fast, cheap and simple alternative conflict handling for more obvious domain conflicts. To fulfill the…

Video archive

Illegal content online: Will taking down the domain help? Smart start This is how the domain name system (DNS) works (DNS) (Norwegian only) Create an online identity (Norwegian only) This…

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Domain names important for entrepreneurs

…rest: Norid)   Norid message here is the importance of shaping your online identity, and how a domain name should be the basis for web pages and email as well…

Guidelines for amendments to Appendix A

for inclusion in one of the categories in Appendix A. Norid may temporarily prohibit the names until a decision has been made. Notice of the decision that the names are…

Domain name policy for .no

…for municipalities, counties and all urban places with more than 5,000 inhabitants. Within the geographic name tree, names are registered according to where applicants themselves believe they belong. Generally, the placement in…

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Domain scammers are at it again

…up or risk trouble. Our advice: Check who is contacting you, carefully consider your real needs for domain names, then contact your registrar. This method is well known both in…

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Scammers know how to exploit a crisis

…of scam is an email with attachments or links. The purpose is usually to get us to buy amazing anti-corona products, transfer money, or submit credit card or bank account…

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Watch out for domain scammers

…the domain anorwegianbusiness.no receiving an offer to buy anorwegianbusiness.com or anorwegianbusiness.org. The seller often claims that competing businesses are interested in the same domains, and that speed is of the…

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Data privacy: Changes to the whois lookup service

In 2018 stricter rules for processing personal data will be implemented. This will affect Norid’s processing of data concerning domain name holders. The main principle is that we shall only

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Operations and load remain regular

of the basic Internet infrastructure. The service is absolutely necessary for Norwegian domain names to work technically. It is well known that scammers know how to exploit a crisis situation,…

Frequently asked questions

…create a personal ID via a separate service on our website. Only then can the registrar register the domain name on your behalf. The next time you apply, your registration…

In-depth reading

…Archive of Norwegian court verdicts regarding domain names (In Norwegian only) Guide: Domain conflicts in the legal system Film: Illegal content online – will taking down the domain name help?…

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Thousands of domain names get deactivated this summer

the holder has simply forgotten to update the registration after mergers, sales, etc. Some domain holders have, for one reason or another, not received any notification. Usually, this is due…

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Domain names with national characters can be registered

Norid has started implementing domain names with national characters. Here are the most important milestones during the transition. Monday 9. February 10.00 the transition to new domain name…

How is the position of a policy computed?

Vertical position of a policy In the policy mapping at www.norid.no//regelverk/rammer/regelverksmodeller.en.html the domain name policies are placed vertically on the scale of requirements for applicant based on a value computed…

Appendix L: Definitions

…web addresses (www.companyname.no or valgtnavn.no) and e-mail addresses (firstname.lastname@companyname.no or name@chosenname.no). The domain name system only permits names with the letters a–z, the digits 0–9 and hyphens, but there is a technique that nevertheless…

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Increased security with new registrar agreement

…been stable at around 340 over the last ten years. Not surprisingly, it is mainly registrars with low activity who have chosen to close down the registrar business. The average…