In Ireland, for example, the regulation of Ireland's domain name (
) is to be transferred to the
Commission for Communications Regulation (Comreg).
AFNIC, Liberalization of .fr and .re domain name registrations from 11th May 2004 , 7 January 2004
http://www.icann.org/general/amend6 jpamou 17sep03.htm
For background on the historical arrangements for .int refer to the materials from a joint ICANN ITU
workshop at: http://www.itu.int/ITU T/worksem/int/index.html
Detailed information on .org registry transfer can be found at ICANN Website.
http://www.icann.org/tlds/agreements/verisign/registry agmt net 25may01.htm
Refer for example, http://www.nic.aero/dotaeroinbrief.php
See, http://www.icann.org/tlds/new stld rfp/new stld application parta 15dec03.htm and
http://www.icann.org/presentations/pritz forum rome 04mar04.pdf
See, http://www.icann.org/tlds/stld apps 19mar04/mobi.htm
See, http://www.icann.org/announcements/announcement 19mar04.htm
Registrarstats is one company which follows the market share of Registrars for .com, .net, .org, .biz, .info
and the ccTLD .us. In March 2004, their data indicated that Network Solutions was the overall market
leader with a 20% market share under these TLDs. The other leading players were Tucows with 10%,
GoDaddy with 9.5%, Regisrar.com with 7.69%, eNom with 7.20% and INWW (Melbourne IT) with 5.58%.
Refer to http://www.registrarstats.com
http://www.icann.org/melbourne/info verisign revisions.htm