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The .aero registry now operates on the world-standard Extensible Provisioning Protocol (EPP). The upgrade allows increased flexibility, standardization, and access to a broader distribution channel of ICANN-accredited registrars. In turn, this has lead to a reduction in the price of domain name registrations.
Highlighting a few of our new registrars, offering .aero registrations
"A re-branding program like this is a major project, and one which we undertook for very specific reasons," said IWG President and CEO David Fox. "Chief among them was the fact that IWG had been through a dramatic renewal process.
Enviro.aero has been established by the commercial aviation industry body, the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) to provide clear information on industry measures being undertaken to limit the impact of aviation on the environment.
For example, in October last year, .aero chaired a session at the US-based Air Transport Association's e-business forum to discuss DNSSec, the technology that adds significant security benefits to the domain name system (DNS).
Three-letter codes that have already been registered, or which cannot be registered due to contractual obligations between SITA and ICANN, have not been released as part of this process.
The .aero directory was first introduced in May 2004 as a community service from SITA, the sponsor of the .aero domain. It has now been upgraded and expanded to provide a comprehensive online guide to .aero domain registrants, covering all sectors of the community – from airlines to air sports companies and aviation media.
Dave Raggett has been deeply involved with the development of key Web standards since 1992. In 1994 he launched and chaired the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) HTTP working group and drove early standards work on HTML+, HTML 3.0, HTML tables and HTML forms.
This is one of the conclusions made in a pre-publication issue of Signposts in Cyberspace , a new study from the US-based National Academies Press1. The same study recommends that the Internet community focuses on implementing DNSSec.