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DENIC is responsible for managing the top-level domain .de (Germany). DENIC is a registered cooperative with its head office in Frankfurt am Main<ref>[http://www.denic.de/en/denic.html About DENIC]</ref>.
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DENIC is responsible for managing .de, Germany's [[ccTLD]]. DENIC is a registered cooperative with its head office in Frankfurt.<ref>[http://www.denic.de/en/denic.html About DENIC]</ref>  
  
 
DENIC operates around 14 million domain names<ref>[http://www.domainpulse.com/2010/11/17/denic/ DENIC approaches 14 million mark]</ref>.  
 
DENIC operates around 14 million domain names<ref>[http://www.domainpulse.com/2010/11/17/denic/ DENIC approaches 14 million mark]</ref>.  
  
 
== History ==
 
== History ==
* 1996/December DENIC was formed as a Cooperative.
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* 1996 DENIC was formed as a Cooperative.
  
* 1997/July Business operations of DENIC changed from Karlsruhe to Frankfurt.
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* 1997 Business operations of DENIC moved from Karlsruhe to Frankfurt.
  
* 1999/October 1 million .de domains registered.
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* 1999 A total of 1 million .de domains registered.
  
* 2000/July DENIC members reaches 100.
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* 2000 DENIC members reach 100.
  
* 2005 DENIC Submits Bid for Management of .net top-level domain<ref>[http://forums.webhostdir.com/printthread.php?t=11379 DENIC submits bid for .net top-level domain]</ref>.
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* 2005 DENIC Submits Bid for Management of .net [[TLD]].<ref>[http://forums.webhostdir.com/printthread.php?t=11379 DENIC submits bid for .net top-level domain]</ref>
  
* 2006/June 10 million .de domains registered.
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* 2006 A total of 10 million .de domains registered.
  
* 2009/October DENIC launches one- and two-character domains and domains composed exclusively of numerals<ref>[http://www.denic.de/en/background/historical-background-of-denic.html Historical background of DENIC]</ref>.
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* 2009 DENIC launches one- and two-character domains and domains composed exclusively of numerals.<ref>[http://www.denic.de/en/background/historical-background-of-denic.html Historical background of DENIC]</ref>
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==

Revision as of 16:56, 13 January 2011

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Type: Private, Not-for-profit Cooperative
Industry: Internet, Registrar
Founded: Germany (1996)
Headquarters: DENIC eG,

Kaiserstraße 75-77,
60329 Frankfurt,
Germany

Employees: 120 (2010)
Website: http://www.denic.de
Key People
Sabine Dolderer, Member-Executive Board

Helga Krüger, Member-Executive Board
Carsten Schiefner, Member-Executive Board
Dr. Jörg Schweiger, Member-Executive Board
Elmar Knipp, Chairman-Supervisory Board

DENIC is responsible for managing .de, Germany's ccTLD. DENIC is a registered cooperative with its head office in Frankfurt.[1]

DENIC operates around 14 million domain names[2].

History

  • 1996 DENIC was formed as a Cooperative.
  • 1997 Business operations of DENIC moved from Karlsruhe to Frankfurt.
  • 1999 A total of 1 million .de domains registered.
  • 2000 DENIC members reach 100.
  • 2005 DENIC Submits Bid for Management of .net TLD.[3]
  • 2006 A total of 10 million .de domains registered.
  • 2009 DENIC launches one- and two-character domains and domains composed exclusively of numerals.[4]

References

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