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New Accredited Registrars Announced

6 March 2001

(March 6, 2001) The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced today that eighteen (18) additional companies have qualified to be accredited as domain name registrars in the .com, .net and .org domains. They are:

These new 18 bring the total number of companies that have met the criteria for accreditation as .com, .net and .org registrars to 179. Stability of the Internet and continuity for consumers are protected by the requirement that every business desiring to become a registrar in top-level domains must first become accredited by ICANN.

For more information on ICANN accreditation and a list of all accredited registrars, see http://www.icann.org/registrars/accreditation.htm.