Norid AS

Abels gt. 5, Teknobyen

Phone +47 73 55 73 55

Internet forum 17 November: The agenda is taking shape

We have already booked several very exciting speakers. Maria Strømme from Svolvær is a physicist and professor in nano technology at Uppsala University. She has an extensive background as a scientist and developer, and is behind several inventions and patents. Jørgen Tharaldsen is an experienced game entrepreneur and is now running the company Megapop. He …

Domain scammers are at it again

This method is well known both in Norway and abroad. The domain name holder is contacted by a seller who offers the company’s domain name under other top-level domains than the Norwegian one. Say you have the domain name mycompanyname.no, then you are offered mycompanyname.com or mycompanyname.shop. The seller claims that he has other customers …

Operations and load remain regular

Norway has been in the forefront on digital services for quite a long time. However, when major parts of society were forced to work from home, services and infrastructure were tested as never before. Norid operates the domain name services (DNS) for the Norwegian top-level domain, which is part of the basic Internet infrastructure. The …

Scammers know how to exploit a crisis

One of the most common type 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 information. As a worst case scenario a scammer can take control of our computer or phone if we reply …

Statistics about Norwegian domain names

Statistics for Norwegian domain names are now available in a new graphic interface. The graphs are dynamic and can be downloaded as .xlsx- or .csv-files. We are happy to receive feedback and suggestions for other relevant graphs.

Internet forum 2020: Save the date!

On 17 November this year’s internet forum will take place, this time at Thon Hotel Vika Atrium, right next to Aker Brygge in Oslo. Save the date now, and stay tuned for updates on theme and speakers.

Get the domain name before going public with the company name

We frequently see that a company chooses its name without having secured the proper domain name beforehand. Then they find out that the domain name is already registered by someone else. The start-up company may think that it will be easy to get it anyway, but this is not always the case. And if they …