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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."

About Verisign


Verisign, a global leader in domain names and Internet security, enables Internet navigation for many of the world's most recognized domain names and provides protection for websites and enterprises around the world. Verisign ensures the security, stability and resiliency of key Internet infrastructure and services, including the .com and .net domains and two of the Internet's root servers, as well as performs the root-zone maintainer functions for the core of the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS). Learn More

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