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DNSSEC to become a default delivery for Norwegian domain names

DNSSEC is a security mechanism which is added to the domain name system to make it possible to ensure that the answers to a domain name inquiry come from the right source and have not been altered on the way. The intention is among other things to prevent fraud. Norway is among the best in …

Downtime for Norid’s lookup service Friday 4 November 2016

Due to a scheduled system upgrade the domain lookup service “Whois” and the “Is the domain available?”-search on www.norid.no will be unavailable or unstable on Friday 11 November 2016 between 8:00 PM and 11:00 PM CET. The services may also be experience downtime without further notice through the weekend following. The services will be fully …

The domain marked: Game rules changing?

The domain name market is undergoing fundamental changes. More than one thousand top-level domains have been launched the last few years, social media have changed both individual Internet use as well as marketing communications, and new actors with new, disruptive ideas are entering the market. How does this affect the competition on the domain name …

Domain names important for entrepreneurs

All who want to attract customers must be on the Internet. Facebook and Instagram accounts are a good start, but a web page and an email address are necessary to give a professional impression. The domain name is very often the bottleneck, and it is crucial to be the first on the ball. Many entrepreneurs …

Plans to utilize .bv shelved

Norid has collaborated with Dutch SIDN to utilize the top-level domain .bv on the Dutch market. Norid and SIDN have now agreed to end the negotiations. This usage of .bv requires a dispensation from certain parts of the Norwegian Domain Regulations. On 21 June, The Ministry of Transport and Communications advised that such dispensation should …

Steady increase of domain names

Norid’s domain name counter is about to round 700,000 domain names. Companies as well as private individuals contribute to the increase. The Norwegian top-level domain is the obvious first choice for Norwegians who want a domain name. Over the last couple of years some one thousand new top-level domains have been launched on the global …