.CO Internet

.CO Internet

Official .CO Top Level Domain Registry
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.CO Internet S.A.S. is the Registry Operator for the .CO top-level domain. Short, memorable and credible, .CO is the hot, new ending for web addresses all over the world. From start-ups and small businesses to big brands and multinational corporations, .CO is increasingly becoming the web address of choice for innovators and entrepreneurs across the globe. Please visit http://www.COinternet.co and http://www.go.co for more information. You can also follow us on Twitter @dotCO and at Facebook.com/dotCO.

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Two Years In, Sedo Domain Market Report Examines Performance of .CO Extension

As the most recent example of a new top level domain (TLD) launch, .co's two year history provides valuable insight for the companies currently petitioning ICANN to manage new domain registries. more»

Eric Brown Joins .CO as Vice President of Product and Technology

.CO is proud to announce the appointment of its new Vice President of Product and Technology, Eric Brown. Eric joins the .CO team from its partner, Neustar, where he was the Director of Product Management for the Registry business for over 10 years. more»

2 Years of .CO: Happy Birthday to Our Inspired .Community!

With the help of our awesome friends and partners in the startup community, the domain industry and Universe at large - we stand where we are today - a .COmmunity of innovative, fresh and inspiring individuals who are building the future together. more»

How the dot-CO Domain Opened the Door to a New Era of Internet Innovation

Taking on an industry titan is never easy. So it was with a small upstart domain extension hoping to challenge the dominance of dot-com. Its success has now become the role model for a new generation of extensions that will forever change the way we see and use the Internet. more»

.CO Internet Selects Sedo to Broker Previously Unreleased .CO Domain Names

Sedo, the leading online domain marketplace and monetization provider, today announced that it has signed a two-year exclusive partnership with .CO Internet S.A.S. to provide brokerage of a select set of previously unreleased .CO domain names. more»

.CO Internet Recognized as World Finance 100 Business Leader

Spanning multiple industries and covering a breadth of global markets, the World Finance 100 recognizes "the very finest businesses and business leaders over the past year," focusing on companies and individuals who have outperformed the competition, made great strides in innovative techniques, and helped to redefine the business landscape. more»

Google Acquires G.CO to Launch Official Shortcut for Google Products and Services

Today .CO Internet SAS announced that Google has acquired the domain name G.CO and will use the URL to more easily connect, communicate and engage with customers by launching an official shortcut for Google's products and services. The Registry also announced that well-known Silicon Valley Seed Fund and Incubator, 500 Startups, will be rebranding its web address from 500Startups.com to 500.CO. more»

.CO Bursts through 1 Million Domain Milestone

.CO Internet S.A.S., the official registry operator for the .CO domain, announced today that it has reached the landmark one millionth .CO domain name registration. more»

.CO Recognized Alongside Industry Giants in Trademark Industry Awards

The exclusive event was attended by several hundred of the world's most well-known and well-respected lawyers and trademark professionals -- and individuals and teams from companies like Apple, Coke, Google, Amazon and Microsoft were honored for their important work. more»

Amazon.com Acquires A.CO, Z.CO, K.CO and Cloud.co Domain Names

.CO Internet S.A.S., the official domain registry for the .CO domain, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Amazon.com, Inc., in which the world's largest online retailer has acquired the registration rights to the single letter domain names A.CO, K.CO and Z.CO; and to the premium reserved domain name Cloud.CO. more»

.CO Registry to Expand Exclusive List of Accredited Registrars

.CO Internet SAS, the Registry operator of the .CO top level domain, today announced the launch of a competitive Request for Proposal ("RFP") process to help identify and select a limited number of additional Accredited Registrar partners to sell .CO domain names. more»

CEO of .CO Named Technology Executive of the Year

On behalf of our entire team, we congratulate Juan Diego Calle, our fabulous CEO, on being honored as the "Technology Executive of the Year" in the 2011 Technology Leaders of the Year Awards, by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. more»

DNSSEC is Just the Beginning

I'm happy to report that effective as of yesterday, we have successfully deployed DNSSEC into the Internet root zone for. the .CO Top Level Domain. This is a giant leap forward toward ensuring that .CO is one of the safest, most secure domain extensions on the Internet. more»

.CO Registry Announces Deployment of DNSSEC for a More Secure Internet

.CO Internet S.A.S., the registry operator for the .CO domain, announced today that it has completed deployment of Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) into the Internet root zone. more»

The State of the .CO Domain: From Transition to Traction and Beyond

By February 1st of 2011, over 600,000 .CO domain names were registered by individuals and businesses in 200 countries around the world; brand owners were well protected; the government was pleased with our performance; our investors were more than satisfied with their returns; our registrar partners continued to enthusiastically promote .CO domains to their customers - and the positive buzz about .CO continued to grow as more and more developed .CO websites started to emerge. more»

The .CO Registry Welcomes Guests to 39th ICANN Meeting in Colombia

As the host of ICANN's 39th International public meeting, taking place in Cartagena de Indias from December 5th through the 10th, .CO Internet S.A.S., the registry operator of the .CO domain, will begin welcoming ICANN delegates to Colombia over the course of the coming weekend. more»

.CO Registry Announces Two Major Domain Security Initiatives

.CO Internet S.A.S., the registry operator for the .CO domain, today announced two major domain security initiatives to proactively combat domain name abuse, and to help make .CO one of the safest, most secure domain extensions on the Internet. more»

Placing a Stake in the Ground on Domain Security

Domain name providers need to be proactive and ensure that they are offering systems and support to stop domain abuse. It is critical to the future of the Internet that we continue to find ways of combating illicit and malicious activities, and to work together to create an Internet that is safe, secure and stable. more»

Secondary Market Buyers: Please Do Your Due Diligence!

As with all business transactions online, there are certain people who will try to prey on the public through scams masquerading as legitimate business deals. The same is true in connection with the sale of .CO domain names on the secondary market. more»

.CO Domain Name Registrations Pass 500,000

.CO Internet S.A.S. announced it has officially taken registrations for more than a half a million .CO domain names. Hitting this major milestone less than two months from the public launch of the .CO extension reinforces the high consumer demand. more»

It's a Wrap - .CO Specially Protected Marks Program Wraps Up, 100% Participation by Leading Brands

As part of our global launch plan, .CO Internet has worked very hard to ensure that the rights of trademark owners would be respected and protected within the .CO domain. Among other things, this included implementing a variety of Rights Protection Mechanisms (RPMs) to safeguard the intellectual property rights of brand owners -- and to protect the integrity of the entire .CO namespace. more»

.CO Internet Announces Landrush Auctions for .CO Domain Names

.CO Internet S.A.S. announced that auctions will commence today for the more than 2,500 .CO domain applications that received multiple bids during the .CO "Landrush" phase. The auctions, which will take place over the course of the next four weeks, are only open to the individuals and entities that previously applied to register a specific .CO domain during the .CO Landrush phase. more»

400,000 .CO's and Counting!

On August 6th, .CO domain registrations reached over 400,000! This is just 18 days after the official launch on July 20, 2010. I dare to say that this is the most successful launch of a domain extension in recent history! more»

.CO is "Google-National"

Google has announced that the .CO Top-Level Domain (TLD) will have all the same geo-targeting options available to the other generic TLDs, such as .com, .net, .biz and .org. more»

.CO Domain Names Now Available to the Public

.CO Internet S.A.S. today announced the general availability of the new .CO top-level domain (TLD); domains are now available through leading accredited domain registrars, such as GoDaddy.com, Register.com and Network Solutions, and a multitude of resellers. more»

.CO Internet Extends Deadline for "Landrush" to Secure .CO Domain Name

Due to extraordinary demand for the impending .CO domain launch, .CO Internet S.A.S., the registry operator of the .CO domain, today announced it has officially extended the deadline for people and companies to secure high-priority .CO domain names prior to their availability to the general public on July 20. more»

ICANN's ccNSO - That Was then, This is Now…

As a founding member of ICANN's ccNSO, I feel like a proud parent every time I think about how the organization has "grown up" right before my eyes. The Country Code names Supporting Organization, or ccNSO, was created by ccTLD managers in 2003. more»

Twitter Unveils URL Shortening Service Using T.CO

Twitter has been routing links with Direct Messages through their own link service to detect, intercept and prevent the spread of malware, phishing, and other dangers. more»

Historic First .co Domain Auction for One Letter Domain Name "e.co", Proceeds to Benefit Charity

The auction will commence on June 7 at 12:00 pm EDT with a ceremonial kick-off presentation at Internet Week headquarters in New York City, where .CO Internet will be the Official Community Sponsor of the week-long festival which celebrates the Internet and culminates with the popular Webby Awards. more»

TechCrunch Partners with .CO Internet to Host Website for Disrupt 2010

.CO Internet S.A.S. announced today that TechCrunch will be using a .CO web address to host the "Startup Battlefield" for the TechCrunch Disrupt 2010 conference. more»

The .CO Founders Program

The .CO Founders Program is an initiative designed to help qualified "first movers" to proactively develop and maintain domain names with the .CO extension prior to our public launch in July. It's open to all interested applicants from bloggers to businesses to big brands and beyond. more»

The .CO Domain Registry Announces Global Sunrise and Public Outreach Initiatives at Web 2.0 Expo

The structured Sunrise Process is using best practices to provide trademark and IP protection for registered trademark holders worldwide to successfully secure their eligible .CO domain. more»

The .CO Domain Registry Announces Unprecedented Rights Protections for Brand Owners

In an open letter to brand owners, .CO Internet S.A.S., the new registry operator for the .CO top-level domain, announces its plan to ensure that the rights of brand owners will be respected and protected in connection with the launch of the .CO domain. more»

.CO TLD Offers Enterprises, Individuals New Global Branding Option Online

As a premium domain name space, .CO domains will be available through a select list of accredited partners, including many of the world's largest and most well-respected domain registrars. These registrars have committed to following international best practices to ensure the integrity and value of the name space for all who participate. more»

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