.INFO

.INFO

The .INFO Top-Level Domain
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About

.INFO was the first generic, unrestricted Top-Level Domain (TLD) to be launched since .com and is the most successful new TLD launched in over 25 years. Registrations in .INFO first became available in 2001. Since then, .INFO has grown to become the fourth largest generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) in the world with over 6 million domain names registered. .INFO Domains are currently available in ten Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) scripts. For more information on .INFO please visit www.info.info.

Company Updates

Remembering the First New TLD Round And .INFO

Ten years ago tomorrow, November 16th 2000, the ICANN Board voted to approve the first new top-level domains (new TLDs) to be added to the Internet root, ever. Of the 47 applicants, only 44 were considered valid and paid the application fee. Ultimately seven were chosen that day, including .INFO. more

Afilias Announces Winners of the 2010 .INFO Awards

Today, Afilias announced the winner of its 2010 .INFO Awards Program. The Awards Program highlighted some of the best .INFO sites of 2010 and awarded the top three .INFO sites with cash prizes totaling over US$15,000. more

Voting Opens for the Best .INFO Website of 2010

Today, Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services and the registry operator for the .INFO top-level domain (TLD), announced that the 2010 .INFO Awards is now open for public vote. more

Afilias Secures .INFO Domain with DNSSEC

Afilias today announced that it has enabled Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) for the .INFO top-level domain (TLD). .INFO was officially signed on September 1, 2010 and its Delegation Signer (DS) records were entered into the DNS Root by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) on September 4th, allowing the .INFO zone to be validated using DNSSEC. more

Afilias Announces Judging Panel for 2010 .INFO Awards

Afilias today released the roster of judges selected to evaluate submissions to the fourth annual .INFO Awards program. The Awards program, which opened last week, enables any .INFO website owner to submit their site for consideration to receive top honors as the "Best .INFO Website of 2010" and receive a cash prize of up to $7,500. more

Afilias Opens .INFO Awards to Select the Best Websites of 2010

Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services and registry for the .INFO top-level domain (TLD), today announced the opening of its fourth annual .INFO Awards program which recognizes the best .INFO websites around the world. more

Afilias Launches Hunt for Ads featuring .INFO domains

Almost nine years since .INFO first appeared on the Internet, registry operator Afilias is giving Internet users an incentive to search out and send in .INFO sites used in advertising. more

Afilias Releases .INFO Domain 2009 Annual Report

Afilias has released the 2009 .INFO Annual Report illustrating .INFO's rise over the past eight years. .INFO currently ranks seventh among all 270+ Top Level Domains (TLD's) worldwide and first among all new TLDs introduced on the Internet since 2001. more

Afilias Announces Winners of the 2009 .INFO Awards

Today, Afilias announced the results of its 2009 .INFO Awards program which rewards the best .INFO Web sites around the globe; the 2009 .INFO Awards garnered more than 50 entries from 18 countries. more

Vote for the Best .INFO Web Site Of 2009

Now the public has a voice in whose INFO they like best. Afilias, the registry operator for the .INFO domain, has opened its 2009 .INFO Awards to public voting. Anyone around the world can now vote for their favorite of the top 10 .INFO Web sites selected by a panel of judges. more

Afilias Announces 2009 .INFO Award Judges Panel

Today, Afilias has released the names of its panel of judges for the 2009 .INFO Awards. The Awards, officially opened last week, will reward the best professionally created .INFO Web sites from around the world. more

Afilias Opens 2009 Awards for Best .INFO Websites

Today, Afilias announced the opening of the 2009 .INFO Awards. The awards, first created in 2006, rewards the best professionally created .INFO Websites from around the world. .INFO Site owners are able to submit their .INFO site for consideration until 11:59 p.m. on October 23, 2009. more

Afilias Announces New ".INFO Site Rater" Allowing Users to Rate Their Favorite .INFO Domains

Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services and registry for the .INFO domain, today announced that is has added a new service that allows visitors to its .INFO Web site directory to rate their favorite .INFO Web sites. more

Afilias Launches New 'Deals' Page to Highlight Special .INFO Domain Sales

Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services and registry for the .INFO domain, today announced that is has added a new service aggregating .INFO Authorized Registrar special offers and sales on .INFO domain names. more

New Report Shows .INFO Domain Safest from Phishing Attacks

Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services, today announced that a new Global Phishing Survey released by the Anti-Phishing Work Group (APWG) reveals that the .INFO domain is the generic top-level Internet domain (gTLD) safest from phishing attacks. more