Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

South African ICT policy expert joins ICANN

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers appoints Mandla Msimang as one of its board of directors.

Jun 6, 2018 releases WHOIS Privacy

This safeguards a company or individual's personal information from WHOIS records, which list personal details about the owner.

Feb 16, 2017

.africa domain will be available mid-year

Companies can apply for domain names with the affixture .africa from July, following ICANN delegating the domain to ZACR.

Sep 22, 2016

Trump opposes plan for US to cede Internet oversight

Donald Trump opposes a plan for the US to cede control of the Internet's technical management to the global community.

Apr 8, 2014

All systems go for dotAfrica

Applications for domain names ending in .africa, .capetown, .durban and .joburg will open on 1 May, the ZA Central Registry says.

Jul 4, 2013

DiaMatrix offers domain pre-registration

The company has introduced a pre-registration service for the soon-to-be-launched new generic Top Level Domains.

Oct 2, 2006

US govt keeps control of Web domain group

The US Commerce Department will retain oversight for three more years of the company that manages Internet domain names.

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