.net Domain

The domain name net is a generic top-level domain (gTLD) used in the Domain Name System of the Internet. The name is derived from the word network, indicating it was originally intended for organizations involved in networking technologies, such as Internet service providers and other infrastructure companies. However, restrictions were never enforced and the domain is now a general purpose namespace. It is still popular with network operators and the advertising sector,[citation needed] and it is often treated as an alternative to com.

net is one of the original top-level domains[1] (the other six being com, org, edu, gov, mil, and arpa) despite not being mentioned in RFC 920, having been created in January 1985. As of 2015, it is the fourth most popular top-level domain, after .com, .tk and .de.[2]

Verisign, the operator of net after acquiring Network Solutions, held an operations contract that expired on 30 June 2005. ICANN, the organization responsible for domain management, sought proposals from organizations to operate the domain upon expiration of the contract. Verisign regained the contract bid and secured its control over the net registry for another six years.On 30 June 2011, the contract with Verisign was automatically renewed for another six years. This is because of a resolution approved by the ICANN board, which states that renewal will be automatic as long as Verisign meets certain ICANN requirements.[3]

Registrations are processed via accredited registrars and internationalized domain names are also accepted.[4]

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Available Suffixes
  • Registrations on second level (e.g. domain.net): yes
unlicensed SLDs

Please have a look at the following SLDs sponsored not directly by the registry. These SLDs may have lower restrictions and prices.

Useful information
  • Cancellation period 1 days
  • Whois Server whois.verisign-grs.com
Contact Requirements
Available Types:
  • Owner has to be Person or Org
Transfer

Before the transfer can be started, please unlock the domain for transfer by the old registrar. The transfer has to be initiated through our system. A valid Authorization Code has to be provided to initiate a transfer successfully. You may obtain the authorization code from the old registrar. After the transfer is started successfully, the old registrar has to give an acknowledge to the transfer. If the old registrar will not respond within 5 days to the transfer, the transfer will be automatically acknowledged. Normally a transfer will be completed in 5 days.

Ownerchange

An Ownerchange is free of charge and can be performed easily in our system.


Nameserver
  • check: no
  • IP-Types: IPv4/IPv6
  • DNSSEC: no
  • min. Nameserver: 0
  • max. Nameserver: 13
Restore

A Restore can be performed in our system up to 30 days after deletion.

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Kontakt
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