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ICANN Seeks Input on the Proposed Renewal of the .NET Registry Agreement

13 April 2023

Today, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) opened a new Public Comment proceeding.

The ICANN organization is opening this Public Comment proceeding to obtain community input on the proposed agreement for renewal of the .NET Registry Agreement. The proposed renewal agreement is a result of bilateral discussions between ICANN and VeriSign, Inc., the registry operator for the .NET top-level domain.

For more information and to participate in this proceeding, please visit this webpage.

Submissions Opening Date: Thursday, 13 April 2023

Submissions Closing Date: Thursday, 25 May 2023


ICANN's mission is to help ensure a stable, secure, and unified global Internet. To reach another person on the Internet, you need to type an address – a name or a number – into your computer or other device. That address must be unique so computers know where to find each other. ICANN helps coordinate and support these unique identifiers across the world. ICANN was formed in 1998 as a nonprofit public benefit corporation with a community of participants from all over the world.