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* [http://www.denic.de/ Official website of DENIC in German]
* [http://www.denic.de/ Official website of DENIC in German]
* [http://www.denic.de/en/ Official website of DENIC in English]
* [http://www.denic.de/en/ Official website of DENIC in English]
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Revision as of 02:32, 23 November 2010

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

Kaiserstraße 75-77,
60329 Frankfurt,

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 the top-level domain .de (Germany). DENIC is a registered cooperative with its head office in Frankfurt am Main[1].

DENIC operates around 14 million domain names[2].


  • 1996/December DENIC was formed as a Cooperative.
  • 1997/July Business operations of DENIC changed from Karlsruhe to Frankfurt.
  • 1999/October 1 million .de domains registered.
  • 2000/July DENIC members reaches 100.
  • 2005 DENIC Submits Bid for Management of .net top-level domain[3].
  • 2006/June 10 million .de domains registered.
  • 2009/October DENIC launches one- and two-character domains and domains composed exclusively of numerals[4].


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