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  • 2014-03-03 | Registrars with DNSSEC domains

    Learn more about the registrars that have implemented DNSSEC: security as a priority

    Source: Associação DNS.PT

  • 2014-01-30 | 55 teams have reached the second round of the Sitestar.pt competition

    The first phase of the competition sponsored by DNS.PT and DECO had 168 proposals from several schools across the country.

    Source: Associação DNS.PT e DECO

  • 2013-12-17 | 25th DNS.PT anniversary

    25th DNS.PT anniversary closing ceremony gathers individualities part of the national ccTLD history

    Source: DNS.PT

  • 2013-11-26 | Initiative 3em1

    A group of 10 registrarsjoined the DNS.PT on the launching of a new initiative to nationally promote the Internet: 3em1

    Source: DNS.PT

  • 2013-11-19 | DNS.PT and DECO launched a contest in partnership with IGAC, GDA, INPI and SPA

    As part of its activities for the promotion and development of the national Internet, the DNS.PT launches its first initiative and expects a massive accession among the School community.

    Source: DNS.PT

  • 2013-10-25 | DNS.PT at e-show

    DNS.PT was represented at the e-show event which took place on the 23rd and 24th of October at the Centro de Congressos de Lisboa.

    Source: DNS.PT

  • 2013-10-11 | CENTR AWARDS 2013

    DNS.PT was one of the four nominees in the first edition of the CENTR award category "Contribution of the Year." Considering the first few months of operation of the Association, this appointment was a true contribution and encouragement to us.

    Source: CENTR

  • 2013-09-18 | Workshops DNSSEC 2013

    It is going to get started a new DNSSEC workshop round. The workshops are free of charge and will take place in several parts in the country.

    Source: DNS.PT

  • 2013-09-02 | IP Santarém with DNSSEC

    IP Santarém (Polytechnic Institute) signed with DNSSEC all the domains and subdomains that are under their tecnhical management.

    Source: IPSantarém

  • 2013-08-05 | Program "IGAC going to school"

    IGAC - Inspecção-Geral das Actividade Culturais, is one of the Advisory council member of the Association DNS.PT, created the educational program "IGAC vai à escola" (IGAC going to school) directing the communication to a young audience, whose goal is to promote and draw attention to the importance of intellectual property.

    Source: IGAC

  • 2013-07-29 | Aggregate payments

    See here the video about the new functionality of aggregate payments.

    Source: ADNS

  • 2013-06-21 | 25 years .PT event at EuroDIG Lisbon 2013

    The first event to celebrate the 25 years .PT was held in the EuroDIG Lisbon 2013, which was also attended by FCT, DECO, the ACEPI and AMEN.

    Source: ADNS

  • 2013-06-12 | 25 years .PT event - The past, the present and the perspective of the future

    On the 20 June, will occur one of the events to celebrate the 25 years .PT, during EuroDIG 2013 in Lisbon.

    Source: ADNS

  • 2013-06-04 | CENTR Monthly Roundup May 2013

    The May edition of the CENTR Roundup newsletter is now available and highlights the DNS.PT Association and also the release of the video "DNS explained" in portuguese language.

    Source: CENTR

  • 2013-05-14 | DNS.PT Association is formally constituted

    DNS.PT Association, which will assume the responsibility for the management and operation of ccTLD.PT, has just been formally constituted, starting duties from the 1st of June 2013.

    Source: DNS.PT

  • 2013-04-04 | CENTR Monthly Roundup March 2013

    The latest edition of the CENTR Roundup newsletter is now available covering activities from the month of March 2013.

    Source: CENTR

  • 2013-02-21 | . PT 100% accessible by IPv6

    The top level domain of Portugal .PT has since yesterday, all name servers in the DNS root accessible by IPv6, making it 100% compatible with this technology.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2013-02-19 | In 2013, the. PT makes 25 years old and we have a commemorative logo

    Check the logo contest winner that will follow us throughout this year.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2013-02-18 | Anúncio do vencedor do concurso de ideias para Logótipo dos 25 anos do .PT

    O júri escolheu o logótipo vencedor, relativo à comemoração dos 25 anos .PT, cuja criação pertence à Flávia Pedrosa Reis de Santa Maria da Feira. Muitos Parabéns!

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-12-03 | Em 2013 o .PT faz 25 anos!

    A FCCN – DNS.PT inicia as comemorações deste quarto de século com o lançamento de um concurso de ideias para a criação de logótipo alusivo aos 25 anos do .PT.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-11-23 | ANAC promotes Internet Workshop with the participation of FCCN

    Will take place on the 26 and 27 November,at Praia City, Cape Verde, an Internet Workshop: DNS Security and IPv6 promoted by ANAC - National Communications Agency of Cape Verde, with the participation of FCCN.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-11-13 | Protocol with Guinea Bissau

    FCCN celebrates collaboration protocol with the National Regulatory Authority of Information Technologies and Communication of Guinea Bissau for technical support in the operation of the country's top level domain, the ccTLD .GW

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-10-12 | 500.000 domains under registration .PT!

    On October 11th, it reached the 500,000 registrations of domain names under. PT.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-10-01 | Workshop DNSSEC at Porto

    The University of Porto will host the workshop session of DNSSEC on 21st November.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-10-04 | Unified communications are gaining ground

    According to Pedro Veiga, in the latest issue of the magazine "Semana Informática", we are talking about today in this area as a problem of literacy «(...) each user needs to learn the technology to be able to full enjoy it».

    Source: Semana Informática

  • 2012-10-03 | CENTR Monthly Roundup September 2012

    The latest edition of the CENTR Roundup newsletter is now available covering activities from the month of september 2012.

    Source: www.centr.org

  • 2012-10-01 | September adds about 6,000 new domain names .PT

    In September, domain registration increased about 6000 new domain names in .PT.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-09-07 | Internet world continues to invest in security, with further developments DNSSEC

    The DANE (DNS-based Authentication of Named Entities) working group, chaired by Ondrej Sury of CZ.NIC Laboratories and a Google representative, issued a new Internet standard in August.

    Source: www.centr.org

  • 2012-09-06 | In three months were registered 125 000 addresses .PT

    Luisa Gueifão, director of PT Domain Registration in FCCN writes for Exame Informática rocking a text about the first three months of liberalization of the address register top level domain. Pt.

    Source: http://exameinformatica.sapo.pt

  • 2012-09-05 | Launch of Facebook page DNS.PT

    The idea is to share in a less formal, but equally accurate, relevant information in our coverage area.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-08-29 | SSAC Report on Dotless Domains

    It follows the public comment period on the report published by dotless Domains ICANN Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC).

    Source: www.icann.org

  • 2012-08-08 | Malware security: Switzerland No. 1 worldwide

    In its fight against malware, SWITCH is demanding that the holders and operators of infected websites remove the malicious code within 24 hours. Thanks to this measure, a total of 1052 Swiss websites have already had the dangerous drive-by code removed from them in 2012.

    Source: www.switch.ch

  • 2012-08-02 | CENTR Monthly Roundup July 2012

    The latest edition of the CENTR Roundup newsletter is now available covering activities from the month of July 2012.

    Source: http://centr.org/

  • 2012-08-01 | The CGI.br minutes / NIC.br reached 3 million domains under the . br.

    The CGI.br minutes / NIC.br reached 3 million domains under the .br. Almost at the same time domains using DNSSEC reached 300,000 (10% of the total .br).

    Source: http://www.cgi.br/

  • 2012-07-18 | The IDN success

    Starting on 11 July dot .it domains got their accents and also started speaking French and German. Nearly eight thousand IDNs (Internationalized Domain Names) were registered in just four hours - an incredible success!

    Source: www.nic.it

  • 2012-07-12 | CENTR Report

    Some statistics about the Internet and in particular domain names, with a focus on Europe.

    Source: www.centr.org

  • 2012-06-29 | ICANN Board Authorizes .COM Contract, FY13 Operating Budget and Plan

    After months of consultations, open public comment processes and discussion, the ICANN Board of Directors made several resolutions at its 23 June meeting.

    Source: www.icann.org

  • 2012-06-26 | Digital Archery Suspended

    Operation of the digital archery portion of the New Generic Top-level Domain Program has been suspended. The primary reason is that applicants have reported that the timestamp system returns unexpected results depending on circumstances. Independent analysis also confirmed the variances, some as a result of network latency, others as a result of how the timestamp system responds under differing circumstances.

    Source: www.icann.org

  • 2012-06-22 | ICANN annouce the next President and Chief Executive Officer

    Fadi Chehadé, a leader in the formation of progressive Internet enterprises, has been named as the next President and Chief Executive Officer of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

    Source: www.icann.org

  • 2012-06-19 | Next CEO to be Announced at Prague News Conference

    Announcement to Precede ICANN's 44th Public Meeting in Czech Capitol. Board Chairman Dr. Stephen Crocker will introduce the next President and Chief Executive Officer of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) at a news conference on Friday, 22 June in Prague, Czech Republic.

    Source: www.icann.org

  • 2012-06-19 | .eu Domains hit the 3.6 Million milestone

    Eurid,the company behind .eu domain, hit 3.6 million domain name registration under .EU ..Eurid revealed continued growth in .eu domain name registrations . Healthy .eu registrations in Bulgaria, Estonia and Romania helped drive year over year growth, supported by renewal rates above the industry average, at 78%.

    Source: www.domainnews.com

  • 2012-06-13 | ICANN publishes new applications for domains, Portugal Telecom wants .meo and .sapo

    ICANN announces the list of the first round of the registration process of new Top Level Domains, gTLD. In about 2000 gTLD's now proposed, it is included the .meo and .sapo. Now it is up to ICANN to evaluate which are the gTLD's with technical and legal conditions to be constituted as part of the new range of top-level domains.

    Source: www.tecnologia.com.pt

  • 2012-06-13 | The ICANN has revealed the applications for the new gTLD's

    ICANN developed the New generic Top-Level Domain Program to increase competition and choice by introducing new gTLDs into the Internet's addressing system.

    Source: ICANN

  • 2012-06-12 | ICANN says new gTLDs list will finally be unveiled on June 13, 2012

    In an eagerly anticipated confirmation from the domain world and tech community, ICANN has now officially announced that at a special news conference to be held on the original target date of June 13th 2012, they will finally unveil the gTLD applicants and strings.

    Source: www.domainnamenews.com/

  • 2012-06-06 | ISOC Portugal joins the IPv6 World Launch Day (NOTE: translation made with the help of google translate)

    The Protocol of Future Internet: The Association ISOC Portugal Chapter joins the IPv6 World Launch Day warning that the Internet definitely going to change as of today.

    Source: ISOC

  • 2012-06-05 | FCCN participates in World IPv6 Day

    FCCN, as some of its counterparts, is associated with the major wireless carriers and global sites in commemoration of the IPv6 World Day, on the next 6th of June.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-05-09 | FCCN announces the registration of 28,984 .pt domains in the first week of liberalization

    In the first days of liberalization, FCCN registered a record number of 18,220 new domains

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-05-04 | Liberalisation of the .pt domain has generated more than 20,000 new addresses

    "In the first eight hours of liberalization of the domain, the portuguese Internet grew by almost 5%. The process ends with old restrictions and can mean economic potential for the country."

    Source: Jornal Público

  • 2012-05-03 | After the euphoria of the first day, .pt domain registration slowed

    "We registered about 18 000 .pt domains on Tuesday, the day that everyone started to be able to buy one of these addresses. The number is far above expectations, but slowed down in the next two days."

    Source: Jornal Público

  • 2012-05-03 | FCCN announces 17,000 new .pt registration applications

    "The Foundation for National Scientific Computing (FCCN), announced a total of 17,513 new .pt domains, registered in the sunrise period, two months after the announcement of the liberalization of .pt domain registration"

    Source: I-GOV

  • 2012-04-10 | When the .PT domain is reborn It is for all

    "It is likely that the liberalization will increase the number of entities to choose .PT domain registrations allowing the revenues derived from there to remain in our country"

    Source: Jornal Público

  • 2012-04-10 | DNSSEC Tools

    DNSSEC (Domain Name System Security Extensions) is the name given to the security extensions to the DNS protocol (Domain Name System) designed to protect and authenticate the DNS traffic.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-02-28 | New Rules - SunRise Period

    Visualize here more information on whom and with what basis it will be possible to register in the period between the 1st of March and the 30th of April.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-02-23 | New Rules for .PT Domain Registration

    Already available the new rules for .PT domain name registration coming into force on the 1st of March of 2012 and the response to frequently asked questions.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-02-23 | FCCN announces the liberalization of .pt domain registration

    Liberalization will allow users to more easily register a .pt domain, without having to be associated with a brand or company

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-02-15 | Liberalization comes to the .PT domains

    Starting on 1st of March come into force the new rules governing the registration of .PT domains. After the period of sun rise, which will extend until the 1st of May, will be very easy to register a .PT domain.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-02-14 | 2012 - DNS.PT remains committed to Quality

    The DNS.PT sees renewed its ISO 9001 certification by the Portuguese Certification Association (APCER) in 2012.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-01-19 | What is DNSSEC?

    Watch the video of the Portuguese João Damas, one of the "Guardians of the Internet" that explains what is DNSSEC.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-01-26 | The FCCN Journeys are already on the social networks

    The FCCN Journeys are already in the social networks, with the support and content production in charge of the Polytechnic Institute of Santarém.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-01-02 | FCCN Journeys 2012

    The next FCCN Journeys will be held at the Polytechnic Institute of Santarém, in the week of 7 to 9 of February. In this edition we will give special focus to the services available to the vast research community and national higher education and that today are supported by the Network Science, Technology and Society, RCTS.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2012-01-12 | New generic Top Level Domains

    Starts today the period of applications for new generic Top Level Domains. According to ICANN the new gTLDs, promise to expand the domain name system (DNS) and change the Internet forever. The decision to apply for a new gTLD should not be taken lightly.

    Source: ICANN / Jornal Público / Exame Informática

  • 2012-01-02 | Statistics 2011

    Continuing a trend of growth in 2011 it was reached more than 400,000 domains registered under .PT .Check out the statistics.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2011-12-12 | Fi-domain name celebrates 25th anniversary

    Finns have been using fi-domain names for 25 years already. FICORA started to grant fi-domain names in 1997, and at that time, the total number of fi-domain names was 7,000. Nowadays there are 40 times more domain names than 25 years ago, the number currently being almost 300,000.

    Source: domain.fi

  • 2011-11-05 | Frédéric Donck: "The Internet is under threat" (Note: translation made with the help of Google Translate)

    Warning came from the director of the European delegation of the Internet Society, in an interview with Express challenges users to participate in the debate over network neutrality, one of its founding principles.

    Source: Jornal Expresso

  • 2011-11-24 | Dados.gov - Launch of Beta Version

    It is accessible online the beta version of the platform Dados.gov. The initiative of the Agency for Administrative Modernisation, in collaboration with the City of Lisbon, is part of a strategy to promote a public administration increasingly open to the participation and collaboration with citizens.

    Source: AMA. Agência para a Modernização Administrativa, IP

  • 2011-11-16 | Net Neutrality - Issues, state of the art in Portugal

    The ISOC, and APDSI Portugal Chapter, will hold a conference on "Net Neutrality - Issues, state of the art in Portugal," on November 30, from 10:00 at the Hotel Villa Rica Lisbon.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2011-11-22 | EURid enhances security on domain .eu (Note: Translation made with the help of Google Translate)

    EURid has launched a new service for records, which significantly simplifies the signing and management of domain names. I, provided by the Internet security protocol Security Extensions Domain Name System (DNSSEC).

    Source: www.bit.pt

  • 2011-11-16 | Mobile phone used by 25% of the young on the access to the internet

    More than a quarter of young Portuguese uses the mobile phone to surf the Internet, at a time when the total number of individuals who often have access to the large network through mobile terminals is very close to one million (999,000).

    Source: Tek Sapo

  • 2011-11-15 | Knowledge without borders

    Only networks very advanced such as research and education, which includes the Portuguese RCTS of the responsability of FCCN, have proven to be effective platforms, in an era where knowledge has no boundaries.

    Source: Jornal Público

  • 2011-11-14 | Information meeting: new generic endings for the internet – changes in the web

    "www.timetable.sbb" or "www.studies.eth" – internet addresses of this type could become reality in 2012. As of next year, terms of your choice will be permitted as so-called generic top level domains worldwide.

    Source: www.switch.ch

  • 2011-11-10 | Domain name industry study reveals record number of registrations

    Nominet, the not-for-profit organisation responsible for .uk Internet infrastructure, will today release figures showing that .uk registrations grew by 10.5% over the past 12 months, bringing the total number of domains to 9.7 million by the end of September 2011.

    Source: www.sourcewire.com

  • 2011-10-27 | ICANN – Dakar/Senegal

    The ICANN meetings ended with the presentation by all working groups of the systematization of the actions developed and with the public meeting of the board, where the resolutions taken are publicly presented by this decision-making body par excellence. Notable in this context two topics: strengthening the role of ICANN to support developing countries in the field of new gTLD's, immediately creating mechanisms that are favorable for the records to be made by those countries, and the question of defining a policy of conflict management and ethics to apply to the inner workings of ICANN.

    Source: FCCN

  • 2011-10-18 | Cyber Security Experts Meet to Discuss Protections for the Domain Name System: Widespread DNSSEC Adoption is Encouraged

    Some of the world's leading Internet's security experts met today in Rome to discuss how to best protect the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS) from cyber threats. "One of the key tools we have is DNS Security Extensions or DNSSEC," said Richard Lamb, DNSSEC development and policy manager for ICANN.

    Source: ICANN

  • 2011-10-17 | ICANN to Manage Time Zone Database

    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today took over operation of an Internet Time Zone Database that is used by a number of major computer systems. ICANN agreed to manage the database after receiving a request from the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).

    Source: www.icann.org

  • 2011-10-14 | More than technology is important skilled human resources (NOTE: Translation made with the help of Google Translate)

    Security on the Internet. This was the motto of the conversation with Pedro Veiga, president of the Foundation for National Scientific Computing (FCCN). From the safety of the public administration sites, to DNSSEC and also to "Cloud Computing", the responsible for FCCN warns that often, what is at stake, is the lack of qualified human resources.

    Source: www.i-gov.org

  • 2011-10-13 | Internet adds more than five million domain names in second quarter

    DULLES, VA (Marketwire) - More than five million domain names were added to the Internet in the second quarter of 2011, bringing the total number of registered domain names to more than 215 million worldwide across all domains, according to the latest Domain Name Industry Brief, published by VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. The increase of 5.2 million domain names marks a growth rate of 2.5 percent over the first quarter. Registrations have grown by more than 16.9 million, or 8.6 percent, since the second quarter of 2010.

    Source: www.verisigninc.com

  • 2011-10-13 | A brief history of the .FR domain name extension

    A belated happy birthday to France's domain name extension, .fr, which turned 25 last month. Launched in September 1986, over 2.1 million .fr domain names are currently registered, growing substantially from just 400,000 in 2005. 93% of France's top companies have registered a .fr domain. Marking the occasion, Éric Besson, France's Minister of Industry, Energy and the Digital Economy, commented French companies are increasingly aware of their web identity and thanks to the nation's 2012 Digital France plan, France is one of the leading countries of the digital economy.

    Source: www.domainregistration.com.au

  • 2011-09-15 | FCCN want more secure domains in Portugal (NOTE: Translation made with the help of Google Translate)

    This week, FCCN organized a series of presentations, which end this Friday on a security system known as DNSSEC, the English name Domain Name System Security Extensions. The aim is to foster the adoption of technology, particularly by banks and government sites.

    Source: Jornal Público

  • 09-08-2011 | FCCN in the Press - 1st Half of 2011

    Here's what the Press said, and as for the various activities of FCCN the first half of 2011. (only in Portuguese).

    Source: FCCN

  • 20-06-2011 | New gTLDs in 2012: ICANN approves "new Applicant Guidebook for New gTLDs"

    It was approved at 4:00 AM Portugal, 11:00 am in Singapore, the document that will serve as the basis for the registration of new gTLDs. The 1st. Draft of the "New Applicant Guidebook" was published in October 2008, now coming to an end the process of approval of this document, although still considered a "work in progress", contains the terms and conditions under which it will process the registration of new gTLDs.

    Source: FCCN

  • 03-05-2011 | Influence of Orthographic Agreement on management of domain names under the ccTLD.PT (NOTE: Translation made with the help of Google Translate)

    The new Spelling Agreement, which entered into force in January 2009, simplifies and systematize various aspects of spelling and eliminates some exceptions spelling, spelling ensuring greater harmonization in the Community of Portuguese Language Countries.

    Source: FCCN

  • 03-05-2011 | Dns.pt in retrospect

    Check out the activities of the FCCN within its service dns.pt during 2010. See our quality policy, know who are our registrars, the solution adopted at the level of conflict resolution, among other initiatives.

    Source: FCCN

  • 20-04-2011 | Another step towards approval of new gTLD's (NOTE: Translation made with the help of Google Translate)

    Already under discussion and public consultation in June. nd version of the Applicant Guidebook for new gTLD's.

    Source: FCCN

  • 14-03-2011 | FCCN launches new website of .PT domain registration (NOTE: Translation made with the help of Google Translate)

    FCCN - Foundation for National Scientific Computing, responsible for managing the Internet top level domain of Portugal. PT, has launched a new site and online system for registering domains. PT. The new site aims to optimize www.dns.pt the registration process, presenting the possibility of complete management of the fields on line by their parents.

    Source: FCCN

  • 14-03-2011 | 40 edition of the ICANN meetings (NOTE: Translation made with the help of Google Translate)

    The first edition of the ICANN meetings in 2011 will be held in the city of San Francisco, between 13 and 18 March at the opening session will be marked the last allocation of IPv4 address blocks to the RIR's, as advertised in last February. The week's work will focus, with special focus on issues like security, stability and resilience of the DNS, DNSSEC, whois, and the new gTLD's, this time without any expectation of closing an already long process. The DNS service. PT will be represented at this great forum for discussion, after bringing to the national experiences and best practices that appear to be relevant both at technical and legal level.

    Source: FCCN

  • 25-01-2011 | ANACOM designates FCCN as ENUM Tier 1 Registry (NOTE: Translation made with the help of Google Translate)

    ANACOM appointed by decision of 13 January 2011, the Foundation for National Scientific Computing (FCCN) as ENUM Tier 1 Registry. Following this appointment, the two entities have agreed, to January 24, 2011, a protocol aimed at mutual cooperation in the operation of a pilot project to conduct on-User ENUM in Portugal in the field "1.5.3.e164.arpa" .

    Source: FCCN

  • 21-01-2011 | IANA IPv4 addresses run out

    Source: FCCN

  • 01-01-2011 | co. and fr: Two delegations in discussion

    NOTE: Text translated with Google Translate <br/><br/> The ccTLD. Co (Colombia) and. Fr (France) now have something in common: they saw in the last year restructured its delegations. This had a clear impact either, particularly at the level of increase in the number of domain registrations, both as regards the legal framework applicable to the headquarters: in Colombia there were 8000 domains on a minute, France's Constitutional Court declared unconstitutional current law governing the registration of domains.

    Source: FCCN

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