Register.Com

Register.com (previously Forman Interactive) was founded as a provider of Internet services by brothers Richard, Peter Forman and Dan Levine in 1994. In 1999, the company officially changed its name to Register.com. On April 21, 1999, ICANN announced Register.com was one of the first five testbed registrars for the competitive Shared Registry System. On June 7, the company began operations under this name as a paid registrar in the .com, .net and .org domains. It was the first of the five testbed registrars to come online.In 2000, Register.com issued an IPO and began trading on the NASDAQ under ticker symbol RCOM.
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