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A '''[[Registry]]''' is the database of all domain names registered under a certain [[TLD]]. A '''Registry Operator''', also known as a '''Network Information Center (NIC)''', refers to person(s) or entity(ies) responsible for providing registry services. These services include customer database administration, zone file publication, [[DNS]] and [[DNSSEC]] operation, marketing and policy determination. A Registry may outsource some, all, or none of these services. Different registries exist for different [[TLD]]s.
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[[ICANN 41 - Singapore]] was hosted between 19 and 24 June 2011 by [[iDA]] at the Raffles City Convention Centre. ICANN 41 marked the departure of [[Peter Dengate Thrush]] from [[ICANN]]. He was influential in establishing what would become the [[ccNSO]].<ref>[http://www.icann.org/en/biog/thrush.htm Official ICANN Biography for Peter Dengate Thrush]</ref> Also, at ICANN 41, [[NPOC]] was approved by the [[ICANN Board]]. The purpose of the NPOC is to represent operational concerns related to service delivery of not-for-profit and non-governmental organizations that are domain registrants in the [[DNS]].<ref>[http://www.npoc.org/home.html npoc.org]</ref> The ICANN Board also approved the [[New gTLD Program]] at ICANN 41, after many years of discussion, debate, and deliberation with the [[ICANN Community|Internet community, business groups, and governments]].
 
 
See our list of [[:Category:Registries|registry companies]]
 
 
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    ICANN 41 - Singapore was hosted between 19 and 24 June 2011 by iDA at the Raffles City Convention Centre. ICANN 41 marked the departure of Peter Dengate Thrush from ICANN. He was influential in establishing what would become the ccNSO.[1] Also, at ICANN 41, NPOC was approved by the ICANN Board. The purpose of the NPOC is to represent operational concerns related to service delivery of not-for-profit and non-governmental organizations that are domain registrants in the DNS.[2] The ICANN Board also approved the New gTLD Program at ICANN 41, after many years of discussion, debate, and deliberation with the Internet community, business groups, and governments.

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