.Net

.NET Framework (pronounced dot net) is a software framework developed by Microsoft that runs primarily on Microsoft Windows. It includes a large library and provides language interoperability (each language can use code written in other languages) across several programming languages. Programs written for .NET Framework execute in a software environment (as contrasted to hardware environment), known as the Common Language Runtime (CLR), an application virtual machine that provides services such as security, memory management, and exception handling. The class library and the CLR together constitute .NET Framework..
Posts about .Net
  • Verisign to keep price increase power under new .net contract

    … The wholesale price of a .net domain is likely to top $15 by 2023, under a proposed renewal of its ICANN contract revealed today. ICANN-imposed price caps are staying in the new Registry Agreement, but Verisign retains the right to increase its fees by 10% in each of the six years of the deal’s lifespan. But domain investors do have at least…

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  • How .com became a restricted TLD

    … Verisign has been given approval to start restricting who can and cannot register .com and .net domain names in various countries. Customers of Chinese registrars are the first to be affected by the change to the registry’s back-end system, which was made last year. ICANN last week gave Verisign a “free to deploy” notice for a new…

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  • Thick Whois policy for .com is now live

    … The domain name industry is kicking off one of its must fundamental shifts in its plumbing this week. Over the next two years, Verisign and every registrar that sells .com domains will have to rejigger their systems to convert .com from a “thin” to “thick” Whois. This means that by February 1, 2019, Verisign will for the first time control…

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  • ICA worried ICANN will force URS on .net

    …] illicit strategy of incremental de facto policymaking will come later this year, when the .Net RA comes up for renewal. We have no idea whether Verisign will be seeking any substantial revisions to that RA that would provide GDD staff with substantial leverage to impose URS, nor do we know whether Verisign would be amenable to that tradeoff. The .net RA…

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  • Thick Whois coming to .com next year, price rise to follow?

    … Verisign could be running a “thick” Whois database for .com, .net and .jobs by mid-2017, under a new ICANN proposal. A timetable published this week would see the final three hold-out gTLDs fully move over to the standard thick Whois model by February 2019, with the system live by next August. Some people believe that Verisign might use…

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  • People are forgetting .com exists — ICANN survey

    … to 86% in 2015. Equally unbelievably, awareness of .net and .org fell from 76% to 69% and from 70% to 65% respectively between 2015 and 2016, the survey found. Those are just three among many hundreds of findings of the Nielsen survey, which was carried out in order to inform ICANN’s Competition, Consumer Trust & Consumer Choice Review…

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  • Verisign announces .net price increase

    …. Raising .net prices has become a bit of an annual tradition with Verisign, one of the few gTLD registries to still have its prices regulated by ICANN. The company had about 16.2 million .net domains under management at the last formal, published count in March. Its daily “domain base” has .net at 15.7 million names today. Tweet Tagged: .net, ICANN, pricing, verisign …

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  • Verisign has great quarter but sees China growth slowing

    … Verisign beat its sales expectations in the first quarter of the year, but leadership said rapid growth from Chinese registrants will now “normalize”. The .com/.net registry last night reported net income up 21% at $107 million, on revenue that was up 9.1% to $282 million. That’s based primarily on it selling 2.65 million net new .com/.net…

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  • Verisign warns about Chinese .com boom

    … Verisign has warned investors that the current boom in .com sales is largely coming from Chinese domainers and may not be sustainable. The company has added an unprecedented 4.1 million domain in .com and .net so far during the fourth quarter. “While there continues to be demand for domain names globally, the recent increased volume…

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  • .net zone back above 15 million names

    … Is .net bouncing back after a year of declines? The Verisign legacy gTLD has topped 15 million names again, a bit over a month after it dipped below the notable but ultimately irrelevant threshold. Today, the .net zone has 15,000,038 names in its zone file. It had gone below 15 million on January 1, and hit a trough of 14,980,773 on January…

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  • New gTLDs pummel .net below 15 million domains

    … Verisign’s .net gTLD has had a disappointing start to 2015, as its zone file dipped below 15 million domains for the first time since achieving the milestone. As of last night, .net had 14,998,404 names in its zone, a daily dip of over 10,000 domains. That’s down by about 200,000 names from the roughly 15.2 million it had in March 2014…

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  • Is the free ride over for Verisign’s .net?

    … Verisign’s .net is on the rocks due to new gTLDs, executives have confirmed. Speaking to investors and analysts on the company’s third-quarter earnings call last week, CFO George Kilguss said that .net “is experiencing some headwinds from the launch of the new gTLD program”. Further comments from Kilguss and CEO Jim Bidzos seem to confirm what…

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  • Is Verisign’s .net in trouble?

    … The zone file for Verisign’s .net gTLD has shrunk by almost 100,000 domains in the last few months. I’ve been tracking .com and .net’s zone numbers since mid-March, shortly after the current wave of new gTLDs started going live, and while .com seems to be still growing strong, .net is definitely trending down. The bulk of .net’s decline seems…

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