Let’s go back to the second half of the 90s. The golden time of the formation of the Internet in Russia. The birth of the neologism “Runet”. High-speed modems at 28.8 and fashionable providers: Cityline, Russia On-Line, MTU. Popular columnists are Ivan Parovozoff and someone else who is not at all remembered. Conceptual disputes with FIDO fans (not always in our favor). Geocites. Continue reading
VeriSign, under the contract with ICANN, registers the largest public domain. СOM and .NET, presented a report on the registration of domain names for the second quarter of this year. The number of domains registered worldwide has reached 64.5 million, which is 7% more than at the end of 2003.
The number of new registered domain names for the second quarter of 2004 was 4.6 million; compared with the first quarter, an increase of 2.5%. VeriSign noted that the growth rate of the number of domain registrations last reached this level in the late 90s during the boom of dot-coms. Continue reading