Member Summary Amazon.com strives to be Earth’s most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want – low prices, vast selection, and convenience – Amazon.com continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. Principal Offices Seattle Website
Member Summary Donuts powers the world’s largest and most diverse group of new, relevant and expressive Internet domain names. From .EMAIL to .FINANCIAL, .CHURCH to .RESTAURANT, and hundreds of other useful domains, Donuts offers businesses, individuals, organizations, families, and others fresh and meaningful Internet identities in a stable, secure environment. Principal Offices Los Angeles Donuts Website
Testimonial: Jon Nevett, Co-Founder and Executive VP “The domain name industry will benefit greatly by the DNA. The new gTLD program is an important impetus to work together to educate businesses, individuals, families, organizations and others about the coming opportunity to secure relevant and specific Internet identifiers. The DNA also will represent the industry as a whole to promote the domain name system and the importance of all names on the Internet.”
Member Summary GoDaddy is the world’s largest domain name registrar. It has 14 facilities in various parts of the world, 13 million customers, more than 4, 500 employees, 24/7/365 round-the-clock customer care operations, and 60 million domains under management. Principal Offices Silicon Valley, Cambridge, Seattle, Hyderabad, Belfast and Phoenix. Website
Testimonial: Richard Merdinger, Vice President – Domains “
GoDaddy joined the DNA because we see its potential to bring the domain name industry together in ways that will ultimately benefit the domain Registrant. Whether you’re a Registrar, an Applicant, a Registry, or other member of the industry, being part of the DNA now gives you the best opportunity to make an impact and help set the direction on which we will execute over the coming years.”
Member Summary Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. It has packed a lot into a relatively young life. Since Google was founded in 1998, they’ve grown to serve millions of people around the world. Principal Offices Mountain View, CA. Website
Member Summary SIDN registers and manages all .nl domain names and ensures that they can be reached from anywhere in the world. They also contribute to the security and stability of the internet in the Netherlands, to the development of global internet policy and to the formulation of new internet standards. Principal Offices Meander 501 6825 MD Arnhem The Netherlands United Kingdom Website
Testimonial: Roelof A. Meijer, CEO “
Relatively young but maturing, substantial and expanding, the domain name industry will profit from the DNA as its first global trade organization, informing, educating and promoting use.”
Member Summary With over fifteen years of experience providing international domain name solutions for tens of thousands of clients, 101domain is an established worldwide leader in domain management. Our suite of services is designed to assist website owners of all sizes with domain management, trademark protection, DNS management, and more domain services. From the largest international corporations to the smallest personal blogs, streamlining your online activity is what we do. Principal Offices Vista, CA Website
Member Summary Choosing a reliable web host is important and 1&1 Internet SE, a leader amongst global Web hosting providers, makes this decision a simple one. 1&1 Internet SE’s global community is over 14.11 million customer contracts strong. They are a financially stable and profitable web host that continues to grow. Principal Offices Chesterbrook, PA Website
Testimonial: “As a relatively small community of domain registries and domain registrars, it’s important that we achieve some level of cooperation focused on the future growth of our industry. The DNA provides a forum for this cooperation and communication, from which the industry as well as the general public benefits. I hope to learn from other registrars and registries, big and small, to continue to bring awareness and success to my organization and the industry as a whole.”
Member Summary Afilias is the world’s second largest Internet domain name registry, with more than 20 million names under management. Afilias powers a wide variety of top-level domains, and will soon support hundreds of new TLDs (top level domains) now preparing for launch, including TLDs for cities, brands, communities and generic terms. Afilias’ specialized technology makes Internet addresses more accessible and useful through a wide range of applications, including Internet domain registry services, Managed DNS and Mobile & Web services like goMobi® and DeviceAtlas®. Principal Offices Dublin, Pennsylvania, Toronto, New Delhi, and London. Website
Member Summary: Authentic Web empowers brand teams to outcompete. We do this by equipping enterprises with the best platform in the world for managing domains in the New TLD Era. Our secure, cloud-based services give corporate stakeholders (Marketing, IT, Legal & Admin) efficient automation with improved control and visibility over their domain assets. Companies move to us from legacy domain list management services and retail registrars to optimize their digital brand footprint, improve operating efficiency and reduce domain management total cost of ownership. Website
Member Summary Our mission is to develop .CA as a key public resource for all Canadians by fostering stable, secure and trusted .CA domain name services. As a not-for-profit, .CA members have a say in everything .CA does – shaping the future of Internet in Canada, representing Canada and the .CA domain internationally and advocating for secure and equal access to Internet for all Canadians. Principal Offices Ottawa Website
Member Summary CLUB is the ultimate social domain name, making it easy for anyone and everyone to bring people together around common interests and passions – and own the perfect domain for their community. Principal Offices Fort Lauderdale Website
Member Summary Domain.com’s web solutions have helped make our customers successful since 2000, and are now one of the world’s top players in domain registration and web hosting. Domain.com strives to provide innovative products and services at a great value. Their mission has been and still is to provide that rarest combination – the highest quality products and reliability AND the most affordable prices in the industry. Website
Member Summary Dominion Enterprises is a leading marketing services company serving the wide-ranging needs of many industries including real estate, apartments, specialty vehicles, employment, automotive and travel. Principal Offices Norfolk, VA. Website
Member Summary Celebrating over 20 years of providing .FM domain names, BRS Media Inc. is a diverse and growing media e-commerce company that helps traditional and interactive media companies build and brand on the power of the Web.
Recognized as One of the Bay Area’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies by the San Francisco Business Times. The company also has the honor of being named to the annual ranking of Inc. Magazine’s “Inc. 5000”, as one of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America for an astonishing 5th consecutive year (2008-2012). In addition, the company ranked in the Top 75 Media Companies.
The company’s portfolio of Online properties includes: dotFM® & dotAM® the first domain registry in the world to offer premium multimedia domains like .FM & .AM.
BRS Media pioneered the ‘multimedia’ domain space since launching the .FM Top Level Domains over a decade ago. For 20 years, BRS Media has been actively and successfully promoting and marketing dotFM and dotAM to media companies around the world. The .FM TLD has some of the most recognizable and Innovative brands in streaming and social media today. Including: Last.fm, Setlist.fm, Jazz.fm, Shuffler.fm, Bop.fm, Coca-Cola.fm and thousands more.
BRS Media Inc. is a member of the IWA (International Webcasting Association), the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) and the Webcaster Alliance (WA).
Principal Offices San Francisco, CA. Website
Member Summary GMO Internet Group is an Internet services industry leader, developing and operating Japan’s most widely used domain, hosting & cloud, ecommerce, security, and payment solutions. The Group also comprises the world’s largest online FX trading platform, as well as online advertising, Internet media, and mobile entertainment products. GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) is publicly listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Member Summary ICM Registry and its subsidiaries (“ICM”) run and operate adult-oriented top-level domains (TLDs). ICM’s TLDs are clearly identified as adult-oriented, which provides all of our stakeholders value by knowing, in advance, the genre of content, products, information and services they are likely to experience on the websites in our TLDs. Website
Member Summary MarkMonitor—the world leader in brand protection—safeguards the revenues and reputations of more than half of the Fortune 100 brands in the rapidly evolving digital world. Using a SaaS delivery model, advanced data technology, and domain expertise, MarkMonitor addresses Domain, Brand, Piracy, and Fraud risks that brands face due to the web’s anonymity, global reach, and shifting consumption patterns for digital content, physical goods, and services. Principal Offices San Francisco and Boise. Website
Member Summary: MMX (LON:MMX) is owner and operator of a world class portfolio of top-level domain assets, which we are focused on commercializing, in partnership with our global network of distribution partners. TLDs owned by MMX include .abogado .bayern .beer .boston .budapest .casa .cooking .dds .fashion .fishing .fit .garden .horse .law .luxe .miami .nrw .rodeo .surf .vip .vodka .wedding .work .yoga & .购物 (“.shopping” in Chinese). TLDs, operated in partnership, include .country .london & .rugby. On behalf of clients MMX operates .bradesco & .gop
Testimonial: “ As the peak industry body for the domain name industry, the DNA provides MMX with valuable development activities for the benefit of our many partnerships around the world.”
Member Summary: As the registry operator and global administrator for the .REIT TLD, NAREIT collects, reviews and approves applications, involving an international committee of industry professionals when needed. The .REIT top-level domain (TLD) presents an opportunity to showcase real estate investment trusts (REITs) as a globally recognized approach to real estate investment and provides global recognition to internet users that any domain name ending in .REIT belongs to a REIT. The .REIT top-level domain (TLD) is offered globally to all companies that operate under national laws consistent with the well-accepted concepts of the REIT approach to real estate investment. Principal Offices: Washington, DC Website
Testimonial: “NAREIT joined the DNA to help further our mission to not only promote and enhance new top level domains such as .REIT, but also to promote the benefits and acceptance of verified domain registrations that are done through a proactive verification and monitoring process.”
Member Summary Neustar provides real-time cloud-based information services and analytics. With a history of managing complex, authoritative datasets—and of designing strict security and privacy protections into everything they do — Neustarprovide accurate, up-to-the-minute insights, delivering trusted, data-driven intelligence enabling clients to make informed, actionable decisions in real time, one customer interaction at a time. Principal Offices Sterling, VA Website
Member Summary There is a central registry for every Top Level Domain, which operates a database with all domain entries as well as special nameservers for the entire TLD. Only these nameservers make it possible that domains can be reached. nic.at administrates the data of all domains below .at, .co.at and .or.at. It does not matter where you order a domain registration: The domain must always be registered with nic.at in order to become functional. Principal Offices Salzburg, Austria. Website
Testimonial: Richard Wein, CEO “
We joined the DNA because we think it is a perfect initiative to bring all stakeholders of the industry together. We do have separate organisations for registries, registrars, users, lawyers, ccTLD’s or gTLD’s that’s why a joint association is an enrichment for all players. Another important point is getting to know each other in a better way – not only on the personal level but also to understand each other’s business focus and needs.”
Member Summary Nominet is a technology company centered on a world-respected registry and a desire to make a difference. They play a vital role running the UK domain family that millions of businesses and consumers rely on every day. Principal Offices Minerva House Edmund Halley Road Oxford Science Park OX4 4DQ United Kingdom Website
Member Summary Acting in the public interest. As the name implies, Public Interest Registry exists to serve the public interest online. Their globally diverse team is committed to providing a stable online platform where everyone has a voice. Public Interest Registry is a not-for profit organisation created by the Internet Society (ISOC), originally to manage .org. Principal Offices Virginia Website
Member Summary Radix FZC is an active participant in ICANN’s process to expand the internet naming system and introduce new, meaningful internet addresses. Radix aims to obtain rights to operate several new generic top-level domains that will help in bringing together and enriching the respective communities that they serve. They have already successfully launched .website, .press, .host, .space, .pw – the professional web, and .in.net with 4 more exciting domain extensions to be launched including .site, .tech, .online, and .store. Website
The Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) provides a one-stop solution for brands and rights holders to participate in the rights protection mechanisms available within the ICANN TLD Program, such as the ‘Sunrise’ period at TLD launch that provides advance registration access to participating validated Trademark rights holders, and claims period notice and alerts for domain registrations.
Member Summary Web.com was created to help small businesses succeed online. With over 3 million customers and 30 years of experience, Web.com knows what small businesses need to succeed on the web. Web.com is here to help with easy solutions that grow your business. Principal Offices Jacksonville Website
Since 2010, Allegravita has delivered our no-nonsense PR and strategic communications campaigns in the United States, Europe, Japan, Korea, Australia and the Middle East.
With a strength in supporting clients’ business development targets, the proprietary Allegravita Methodology presses diverse marcomms disciplines into service to provide a truly innovative approach to generating leads, activating channel partners and influencers, and delighting customers and audiences with sharply intelligent content and experiences. Many Allegravita clients have begun their agency relationship with us in Western countries, and discovered how easy it can be to expand into Chinese markets.
Unlock the value of your TLD. You own a word. You own a string. You own a TLD. Make it work for you.
Top Level Domain (TLD) registries are assets of endless possibility. Each TLD is a unique opportunity to be the channel for its bespoke namespace.
Wiley Rein is a dominant presence in Washington, DC, with more than 240 attorneys and public policy advisors. Our firm has earned international prominence by representing clients in complex, high-stakes regulatory, litigation, and transactional matters. Many of the firm’s attorneys have held high-level positions in the White House, on Capitol Hill, and in federal agencies including the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the Federal Communications Commission, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Federal Election Commission, and the U.S. Department of Justice. Many of our attorneys also have active high-level security clearances that allow them to quickly “read in” to matters when there is a need to access classified materials. The Legal Times has noted that the firm “represents as perfect a merging of public policy and corporate America as exists in Washington.”
Wiley Rein operates at the intersection of politics, law, government, business, and technological innovation, representing a wide range of clients—from Fortune 500 corporations to trade associations to individuals—in virtually all industries. We believe delivering consistent and successful results is achieved through building true partnerships with our clients. We do this by understanding the industries and economic climate in which they operate and the current and potential legal issues that impact their business.