Version francaise
AFNIC Newsletter
APRIL 2013 - N° 016 
Rencontre entre l'Afnic et l'ICANN

Afnic reveals the names of the web sites in .fr that will represent France at the Dot Award 2013 contest. This contest, proposed by several European registries, rewards the best web sites created by students using European ccTLDs (.fr, .be, .cat...). For its first participation to the contest, Afnic, as a key player in the French Internet and support for technical innovation, has chosen to reward, winning 1st prize in the Best Design Category and, winning 1st prize in the Best Content Category.

"First of all, I should like to congratulate all the participants, who illustrated the superb scope of talent of young people in France, and their mastery of the Web. I also should like to thank them for choosing the .fr TLD for their projects. On behalf of all the staff at Afnic, we wish the winners the best of luck for the next phase in the contest"
Mathieu Weill, Afnic CEO

Figures and Trends for the Secondary Market for Domain Names

Which domain name has fetched the best price? Which extension has the highest value? Find out all of this in the Afnic Industry Report on Domain Names

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To Counter Unsolicited Prospecting, Afnic Changes Format of certain Publications

Afnic is changing the format of the daily lists of registered domain names to counter unsolicited prospecting.

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All about the ICANN / Afnic meeting

Could not attend the ICANN / Afnic meeting on 26/02/2013? Catch the video!

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Afnic to Consult on Opening Registration to Domain Names with 1 or 2 Characters

Afnic is launching a public consultation on setting up a procedure for registering domain names with one or two characters.

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ICANN 46, the Issues at Stake

Afnic was present at the 46th ICANN meeting in Beijing and is sharing the major issues that fueled the discussions.

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Afnic organise la 2ème French Night   Pékin durant l'ICANN 46
  • ICANN selects CNNIC, Neustar and Nominet as "Emergency Back-end Operators"  for the new gTLDs. Read more

  • CZNIC (Czech Republic) releases the first version of Datovka for Android. Read more


18 April 2013 - France

Afnic Board of Directors

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

Marseille : Registrar Day 2013

Afnic organizes a day dedicated to its Registrars. This session will be in French only.
6 June 2013 - France

Paris : Registrar Day 2013

Afnic organizes a day dedicated to its Registrars in French and in English. Afnic Regitrars, save the date in your agendas !

9 July 2013 - France

Paris : Scientific Council Day

Save the date right away for this annual event of the Afnic Scientific Council.


19 April 2013 - France

Angers : Conference on domain names for entrepreneurs

Conference organized by la Maison des Projets of Angers. Registrations.
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.

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.

Interview of Fadi Chehadé, ICANN President and CEO
Interview Fadi Chehade - ICANN by Afnic
Suivez l'Afnic en direct sur les réseaux sociaux !
Consequences of DNS-based Internet filtering
Consequences of DNS-based Internet filtering
Special Report 10 : Rights-holder Guide
Rights-holder Guide
Quality of service performance : March 2013
Afnic Quality of Service
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