.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 and Afilias testing Whois killer

      Verisign and Afilias have become the first two gTLD registries to start publicly testing a replacement for Whois. Both companies have this week started piloting implementations of RDAP, the Registration Data Access Protocol, which is expected to usurp the decades-old Whois protocol before long. Both pilots are in their very early stages and designed for a technical audience ...

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  • Verisign confirms first price increase under new .net contract

    …, Verisign saw net income go up to $123 million from $113 million a year ago, on revenue that was up 0.7% at $289 million. It now has cash of $1.8 billion, up $11 million on a year ago. It ended the quarter with 144.3 million .com and .net names in its registry, up 0.8% on last year and 0.68 million sequentially. Tweet Tagged: .net, earnings, ICANN, pricing, verisign …

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  • .net price increases approved

    … in cooperation with constituencies beyond ICANN including the Department of Commerce. During the negotiations for the renewal, Verisign did not request to alter the pricing cap provisions, the parties did not negotiate these provisions and the provisions remain changed from the previous agreement. The historical 10% price cap was arguably included to allow…

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  • Verisign to keep price increase power under new .net contract

    … to standardize the format of its data escrow, Whois and monthly transaction reports. The company has also agreed to start discussions about handing .net over to an emergency back-end operator in the event it files for bankruptcy. The current contract is due to expire at the end of June and the proposed new deal would kick in July 1. It’s now open for public comment until June 13. Tweet Tagged: .net, ica, ICANN, pricing, urs, verisign …

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  • How .com became a restricted TLD

    … an extension to the EPP protocol pretty much all registries use — was outlined in a Registry Services Evaluation Process request (pdf) last May, and approved by ICANN not long after. Verisign was approved to operate in China last August in the first wave of gTLD registries to obtain government licenses. Under Chinese regulations, domain names registered…

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  • Thick Whois policy for .com is now live

    … the master database of all Whois records for .com domains, rather than it being spread piecemeal across all registrars. The switch comes as a result of a years-in-the-making ICANN policy that officially came into force yesterday. It also applies to .com stablemates .net and .jobs. The first big change will come August 1 this year, the deadline…

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  • ICA worried ICANN will force URS on .net

    …, despite a lack of ICANN community consensus policy. In the last few years the registries for .jobs, .travel, .cat, .pro, .xxx and most recently .mobi have agreed to adopt many aspects of the 2012 Registry Agreement, which includes the URS, often in exchange for lower ICANN fees. Corwin wrote: the real test of [ICANN’s Global Domains Division’s…

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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

    … Have you ever heard of .com, .net and .org? That question was posed to 3,349 domain name registrants in 24 countries by market research firm Nielsen this June and guess what — awareness of all three cornerstone gTLDs was down on a comparable 2015 survey. Unbelievably, only 85% of respondents professed to be aware of .com’s existence, compared…

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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

    … of the quarter, 126.6 million of which were .com. CEO James Bidzos told analysts: “We again saw activity coming from registrars in China that exceeded our expectations.” However, he added: “At this point, we expect activity from registrars in China to normalize as we continue through the second quarter.” When pressed, CFO George KIlguss…

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