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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

…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…

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?

2020 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…

Thinking about starting a business?

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

Frequently asked questions

…registrar. The registrars have different price models, and some also have special offers that might result in a lower price. It can therefore be worth while to check prices from…

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…

How to order a domain name

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

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

What does a registrar do?

price models, and some also have special offers that might result in a lower price. It can therefore be worth while to check prices from several registrars. Find a registrar….

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Domain names important for entrepreneurs

…the good, old email is still a simple and orderly tool for professional customer handling and other business matters. A domain name is not free, but it is very cheap….

You must pay an annual fee

result in a lower price. It can therefore be worth while to check prices from several registrars. Frequently asked questions about continuing a domain name subscription Problems with your subscription…

Appendix K: Fees and billing routines

…name from one subscriber to another consists of a deletion of the domain name immediately followed by a new registration of the name with the new subscriber. When a domain…

Domain name policy models

…domain names, but at the same time restricts the applicants’ ability to freely choose their domain names. Strictly regulated In the upper left corner of the figure are the domain…

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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…

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

…and that they must decide on this promptly because the seller has other customers who are interested in the same domain names. The vast majority of Norwegian companies choose 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…

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…

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Steady increase of domain names

…registered. The number of registrations increases steadily day by day, which tells us that in addition to businesses, individuals also find it useful to have their own domain name. With…

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Plans to utilize .bv shelved

…This would have indirectly gained the Norwegian Internet community a new basis of income that Norid could have invested in added quality of service for .no. – We comply with…

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Norwegian domain names for everyone

…in Norway can register their own domain name directly within .no Until now, domain names directly within .no have been reserved for businesses and other organizations, while private individuals have…

Possible use of .bv

…we are responsible for is operated in a way we can vouch for, especially with regard to our values and the quality of the service. It is also important that…

Plans to utilize .bv shelved

…for Norwegian users directly. However, the fact that the Bouvet Island is uninhabited, and that .bv thus has no local Internet community, grants the freedom to look into new and…

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Possible use of .bv

…that a TLD we are responsible for is operated in a way we can vouch for, especially with regard to our values and the quality of the service. It is…

How to change the domain name policy of .no

…must comply with: It must be publicly available, ensure cost efficiency and high technical quality, be non-discriminatory, promote transparency and predictability, protect the interests of the Internetusers, protect national interests,…

Norid’s processing of customer data

names that are registered, or by registered information being changed. Historical data is stored separately from the customer database, for research and statistical analysis. Norwegian domain names are registered and…

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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

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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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,…

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…

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Interpretation of the co.no judgement

…District Court 28 June 2012 The Domain Regulation (Norwegian only) The domain name policy for .no The process for changing the domain name policy Guidelines for changing the prohibited list…

Appendix L: Definitions

…addresses (http://www.companyname.no) and email addresses (firstname.lastname@companyname.no). Only names which consists of the letters a-z, the numbers 0-9 and hyphen can be registered in DNS. IDN is a technique which makes…