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Important changes to the domain name policy

On 30 November at 10.00 am, several changes to the domain name policy for .no will be implemented. The domain quota will be increased, the rules surrounding the complaint fee will be changed, and youth and student businesses get their own second-level category domain. The domain quota increases from 20 to 100 domains per organization. …

Do not phase out slettmeg.no

The service slettmeg.no (deleteme.no) is one of many puzzle parts that contributes to make the Internet safer and better, especially for children and youngsters. Services like this are important and should be strengthened. The Norwgian Data Protection Agency has done a very good job to establish and run this service, and phasing it out will …

News archive 2002

Changes in Norid’s procedures (December 16th 2002) Minor changes will be implemented in the domain name policy on January 3, 2003. This mainly affects the geographical names, and the list of reserved/forbidden names. In addititon there is allowed the possibility of forced transfer of a domain if there exists a final judgement requiring transfer of the domain, …

Norwegian websites still among the safest in the world

27 million domain names within 104 different top level domains are investigated with regard to risk for virus and other threats. Japan is on top, while the Republic of Cameroon is ranked on the bottom. All the Nordic countries are ranked among the safe top level domains, with Sweden as the best in the Nordic …

News archive 2006

Norid joins the ccNSO (December 8th) Changes in the domain name policy, app. G (applicant declaration form) as from December 1st (November 20th) Norid’s annual seminar for registrars (November 9th) Basic training for registrars (November 3rd) Seminar on Internet Governance in Oslo on October 18th and 19th (September  26th) Numeric domain names: the hearing comments are under examination (September 15th) …

Recommendations regarding new top level domains with national significance

The Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority has chaired a national working group that has considered the need for new top level domains with national significance like .oslo. The working group, where Norid has participated, handed over their final report to the Minister of Transport and Communications on 11 March. The report proposes a strategy for …

Big tasks ahead

At the start of 2008 there are 360,000 domain names registered in the .no database. This is an increase of 60,000 during the last year. No matter where we turn in the public sphere we come upon Internet addresses: in the media, in commercials and all types of services, public as well as private. This …

Need of knowledge on Internet and domain names

2009 seems to be an exciting year for the domain name field and the development of the Internet in general. Important processes on the global arena will probably have decisive impact on our national domain name business. In addition several national initiatives will be of great importance. The statement which says that Internet is becoming …

The tug of war over the Internet goes on

At the beginning of 2010 the tug of war over the Internet continues at full force on several fronts. On the one hand there is a democratization going on as the Internet becomes accessible for more people, which will also increase the commercial possibilities. On the other hand we can see the outline of a …

Change in appendix A: Names reserved on the basis of national considerations

As notified in 2006 the phasing-out period for the first batch of names that have been reserved on the basis of national considerations is over. The following names are no longer reserved and have been removed from the appendix: kongen – Det Kongelige Hoff (The Royal Court) dronningen – Det Kongelige Hoff dronninga – Det …