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AFNIC Newsletter
DÉCEMBRE 2012 - N° 012  
2 500 000 .fr !

On 6 December 2013, Afnic has registered the 2,5 millionth .fr domain name. A number for .fr that reprensents a new milestone and figures in the top 5 ccTLDs for the fastest growth with +16% on the past year : in September 2012, the .fr TLD had a 34.1% market share in France, an increase of almost 2 points year on year. As the registry for .fr, Afnic is happy of this new step and will continue to work in order to make the TLD a key element in the French digital landscape.

Domain name professionals, take part in the 2013 Registrar-Atlas Survey !

ECO, the Association of the German Internet Industry, is launching its third market study for domain name professionals, with the support of Afnic.

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Afnics telephone helpdesk is now available 24/7

In order to keep as close as possible to the needs of its public, Afnic has set up a telephone helpdesk available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Afnic supports the Annual Internet Law Meetings 2012

For the fourth year running, Afnic is working with Cyberlex on promoting the Digital Economy in France, and on the legal and technical issues involved.

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83% success rate for claims involving domain names created 3 to 6 months

Afnic highlights the Syreli procedure in this months issue of its Domain Name Industry Report.

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Litigation under the .fr, creating new extensions : an AFNIC update for Unifab

To raise corporate awareness about protecting domain names, Afnic hosted an information update on the issue at Unifab. Highlights:

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A new milestone: 2.5 million domain names for the .fr TLD

Afnic has registered the 2.5 millionth domain name with the .fr extension, and now figures in the top 5 ccTLDs for the fastest growth

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PICTURE OF THE MONTHAntoine Cagnac, holder of the 2,5 millionth .fr !
Antoine Cagnac, holder of the 2,5 millionth .fr !

7 February 2013 - France

Afnic Consultative Committee

Afnic "User" and "Registrar" Consultative Committees will take place on Thursday 7 February 2013.

18 April 2013 - France

Afnic Board of Directors

The second Afnic Board of Directors in 2013 will take place on Thursday 18 April 2013.

7 June 2013 - France

Afnic General Assembly and annual diner

Afnic General Assembly and the annual diner will be held on Friday 7 June 2013.


21 February 2013 - France

Afnic Board of Directors
The first Afnic Board of Directors for 2013 will take place on Thursday 21 February 2013.

5-6 June 2013 - France

Annual Afnic International College Days

Two days for the Afnic International College will take place on 5 and 6 June 2013.

Isabel Toutaud at Unifab
Isabel Toutaud : Litigation under .fr
Loic Damilaville : new extensions
Loic Damilaville : An update on newgTLDs
Quality of service performance November 2012
Quality of service performance
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