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Verisign Chosen to Operate .net Registry Through June 30, 2017

VeriSign, Inc., the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, today announced that the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and Verisign have renewed Verisign's contract to serve as the authoritative registry operator for the .net registry for another six years.

"As the demands on the Domain Name System grow to unprecedented levels, Verisign will continue to build and invest in the infrastructure that supports .net to ensure its continued secure and stable operation," said Mark McLaughlin, Verisign's president and CEO. "Verisign is proud to have been entrusted with this responsibility."

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As the global leader in domain names, Verisign powers the invisible navigation that takes people to where they want to go on the Internet. For more than 15 years, Verisign has operated the infrastructure for a portfolio of top-level domains that today include .com, .net, .tv, .edu, .gov, .jobs, .name and .cc, as well as two of the world's 13 Internet root servers. Verisign's product suite also includes Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Protection Services, iDefense Security Intelligence Services and Managed DNS. (Learn More)

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