Member Summary GoDaddy is the world’s largest domain name registrar. It has 14 facilities in various parts of the world, 13 million customers, more than 4, 500 employees, 24/7/365 round-the-clock customer care operations, and 60 million domains under management. Principal Offices Silicon Valley, Cambridge, Seattle, Hyderabad, Belfast and Phoenix. Website
Testimonial: Richard Merdinger, Vice President – Domains GoDaddy joined the DNA because we see its potential to bring the domain name industry together in ways that will ultimately benefit the domain Registrant. Whether you’re a Registrar, an Applicant, a Registry, or other member of the industry, being part of the DNA now gives you the best opportunity to make an impact and help set the direction on which we will execute over the coming years.
Member Summary Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. It has packed a lot into a relatively young life. Since Google was founded in 1998, they’ve grown to serve millions of people around the world. Principal Offices Mountain View, CA. Website
Testimonial: Job Lawrence, Principal, gTech Ideas & Opportunities New gTLDs are an exciting opportunity for more individuals and businesses to get online and for entrepreneurs to innovate and create great new destinations. Google helped launch the Domain Name Association as a way to work together with all industry stakeholders to support the success of this next stage in the evolution of the Internet.
Member Summary As one of the biggest registrars in the B2B sector, InterNetX manages more than 3.8 million domains worldwide. More than 10,000 managed SSL certificates underline their expertise on Internet security. The experts in their first-class data center (TIER 3) in Munich, Germany, manage more than 2,000 servers. InterNetX consists of a team of more than 100 international employees has been busy with domains, hosting and SSL since 1998. Principal Offices Regensburg, Germany Website
Testimonial: Thomas Mörz, CEO In the Domain Name Association the driving forces of the domain industry come together to pursue a common goal: to assist Internet users, companies and organizations to understand and benefit from the current expansion of the Internet. As one of the world’s leading domain registrars and future registry InterNetX has been active in the B2B business since 1998. We would like to use these many years of industry experience to promote the exchange of innovative ideas.
Member Summary Neustar provides real-time cloud-based information services and analytics. With a history of managing complex, authoritative datasets—and of designing strict security and privacy protections into everything they do — Neustarprovide accurate, up-to-the-minute insights, delivering trusted, data-driven intelligence enabling clients to make informed, actionable decisions in real time, one customer interaction at a time. Principal Offices Sterling, VA Website
Member Summary strives to be Earth’s most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want – low prices, vast selection, and convenience – continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. Principal Offices Seattle Website
Member Summary .au Domain Administration Ltd (auDA) is the policy authority and industry self-regulatory body for the .au domain space. In December 2000, the Australian Government formally endorsed auDA as the appropriate body to administer the .au domain space. The Government holds reserve powers in relation to domain names under the Telecommunications Act 1997. In October 2001, ICANN recognised auDA as the suitable operator for .au under a Sponsorship Agreement. Principal Offices Australia Website
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Member Summary Donuts powers the world’s largest and most diverse group of new, relevant and expressive Internet domain names.  From .EMAIL to .FINANCIAL, .CHURCH to .RESTAURANT, and hundreds of other useful domains, Donuts offers businesses, individuals, organizations, families, and others fresh and meaningful Internet identities in a stable, secure environment. Principal Offices Los Angeles Donuts Website
Testimonial: Jon Nevett, Co-Founder and Executive VP “The domain name industry will benefit greatly by the DNA. The new gTLD program is an important impetus to work together to educate businesses, individuals, families, organizations and others about the coming opportunity to secure relevant and specific Internet identifiers. The DNA also will represent the industry as a whole to promote the domain name system and the importance of all names on the Internet.”
Member Summary SIDN registers and manages all .nl domain names and ensures that they can be reached from anywhere in the world. They also contribute to the security and stability of the internet in the Netherlands, to the development of global internet policy and to the formulation of new internet standards. Principal Offices Meander 501 6825 MD Arnhem The Netherlands United Kingdom Website
Testimonial: Roelof A. Meijer, CEO Relatively young but maturing, substantial and expanding, the domain name industry will profit from the DNA as its first global trade organization, informing, educating and promoting use.
Member Summary was created to help small businesses succeed online. With over 3 million customers and 30 years of experience, knows what small businesses need to succeed on the web. is here to help with easy solutions that grow your business. Principal Offices Jacksonville Website
Member Summary With over fifteen years of experience providing international domain name solutions for tens of thousands of clients, 101domain is an established worldwide leader in domain management. Our suite of services is designed to assist website owners of all sizes with domain management, trademark protection, DNS management, and more domain services. From the largest international corporations to the smallest personal blogs, streamlining your online activity is what we do. Principal Offices Vista, CA Website
Member Summary Choosing a reliable web host is important and 1&1 Internet Inc., a leader amongst global Web hosting providers, makes this decision a simple one. 1&1’s global community is over 14.11 million customer contracts strong. They are a financially stable and profitable web host that continues to grow. Principal Offices Chesterbrook, PA Website
Testimonial:  “As a relatively small community of domain registries and domain registrars, it’s important that we achieve some level of cooperation focused on the future growth of our industry.  The DNA provides a forum for this cooperation and communication, from which the industry as well as the general public benefits.  I hope to learn from other registrars and registries, big and small, to continue to bring awareness and success to my organization and the industry as a whole.”
Member Summary 1API GmbH is one of Europe’s leading domain name registrars and is recognized as a preeminent developer of world-class domain name platforms and systems.  Clients using 1API technology, through its sister company HEXONET GmbH, include top 20 registrars, thousands of resellers from around the world, as well as, prominent intellectual property consultancies, law firms, and agents.  1API manages over 2.7 million domain names Principal Offices Homburg, Germany Website
Testimonial:  “The domain name industry is stronger and more influential when the community and its members work together.  1API believes we can add value and contribute to the community with our knowledge and experience as a technology and engineering centered domain name registrar.”
Member Summary Afilias is the world’s second largest Internet domain name registry, with more than 20 million names under management. Afilias powers a wide variety of top-level domains, and will soon support hundreds of new TLDs (top level domains) now preparing for launch, including TLDs for cities, brands, communities and generic terms. Afilias’ specialized technology makes Internet addresses more accessible and useful through a wide range of applications, including Internet domain registry services, Managed DNS and Mobile & Web services like goMobi® and DeviceAtlas®. Principal Offices Dublin, Pennsylvania, Toronto, New Delhi, and London. Website
Member Summary: Coming Soon Authentic web Inc
Member Summary Boston Ivy is a global, FTSE 250-backed company that is providing some of the most specialised website domain extensions in the financial services sector. These include .broker, .cfd, .forex, .markets, .spreadbetting and .trading. With these TLDs, Boston Ivy’s vision is to create novel online spaces and communities that will become a first choice for informative content and quality services from financial service providers. Principal Offices London, UK. Website
Testimonial:  Alastair Hine, Managing Director: “Boston Ivy has joined the Association so that it can contribute to the healthy development of the domain name industry. Boston Ivy has a unique experience to share, being both a Registry and also actively using its TLDs/domains and building content, as a brand”.
Member Summary CLUB is the ultimate social domain name, making it easy for anyone and everyone to bring people together around common interests and passions – and own the perfect domain for their community. Principal Offices Fort Lauderdale Website
Member Summary Our mission is to develop .CA as a key public resource for all Canadians by fostering stable, secure and trusted .CA domain name services. As a not-for-profit, .CA members have a say in everything .CA does – shaping the future of Internet in Canada, representing Canada and the .CA domain internationally and advocating for secure and equal access to Internet for all Canadians. Principal Offices Ottawa Website
Member Summary’s web solutions have helped make our customers successful since 2000, and are now one of the world’s top players in domain registration and web hosting. strives to provide innovative products and services at a great value. Their mission has been and still is to provide that rarest combination – the highest quality products and reliability AND the most affordable prices in the industry.   Website
Member Summary Dominion Enterprises is a leading marketing services company serving the wide-ranging needs of many industries including real estate, apartments, specialty vehicles, employment, automotive and travel. Principal Offices Norfolk, VA. Website

Member Summary GMO Internet Group is an Internet services industry leader, developing and operating Japan’s most widely used domain, hosting & cloud, ecommerce, security, and payment solutions. The Group also comprises the world’s largest online FX trading platform, as well as online advertising, Internet media, and mobile entertainment products. GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) is publicly listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Member Summary ICM Registry and its subsidiaries (“ICM”) run and operate adult-oriented top-level domains (TLDs). ICM’s TLDs are clearly identified as adult-oriented, which provides all of our stakeholders value by knowing, in advance, the genre of content, products, information and services they are likely to experience on the websites in our TLDs.   Website
Member Summary MarkMonitor—the world leader in brand protection—safeguards the revenues and reputations of more than half of the Fortune 100 brands in the rapidly evolving digital world. Using a SaaS delivery model, advanced data technology, and domain expertise, MarkMonitor addresses Domain, Brand, Piracy, and Fraud risks that brands face due to the web’s anonymity, global reach, and shifting consumption patterns for digital content, physical goods, and services. Principal Offices San Francisco and Boise. Website
Member Summary: As the registry operator and global administrator for the .REIT TLD, NAREIT collects, reviews and approves applications, involving an international committee of industry professionals when needed.  The .REIT top-level domain (TLD) presents an opportunity to showcase real estate investment trusts (REITs) as a globally recognized approach to real estate investment and provides global recognition to internet users that any domain name ending in .REIT belongs to a REIT.  The .REIT top-level domain (TLD) is offered globally to all companies that operate under national laws consistent with the well-accepted concepts of the REIT approach to real estate investment.  Principal Offices: Washington, DC Website
Testimonial: NAREIT joined the DNA to help further our mission to not only promote and enhance new top level domains such as .REIT, but also to promote the benefits and acceptance of verified domain registrations that are done through a proactive verification and monitoring process.
Member Summary There is a central registry for every Top Level Domain, which operates a database with all domain entries as well as special nameservers for the entire TLD. Only these nameservers make it possible that domains can be reached. administrates the data of all domains below .at, and It does not matter where you order a domain registration: The domain must always be registered with in order to become functional. Principal Offices Salzburg, Austria. Website
Testimonial: Richard Wein, CEO We joined the DNA because we think it is a perfect initiative to bring all stakeholders of the industry together. We do have separate organisations for registries, registrars, users, lawyers, ccTLD’s or gTLD’s that’s why a joint association is an enrichment for all players. Another important point is getting to know each other in a better way – not only on the personal level but also to understand each other’s business focus and needs.
Member Summary Nominet is a technology company centered on a world-respected registry and a desire to make a difference. They play a vital role running the UK domain family that millions of businesses and consumers rely on every day. Principal Offices Minerva House Edmund Halley Road Oxford Science Park OX4 4DQ United Kingdom Website
Testimonial: Lesley Cowley OBE CEO As a public purpose organisation, Nominet joined the DNA so that we can continue to play our part in the growth and development of the domain name industry. We’ve been responsible for the .uk domain registry since 1996 and believe that ensuring trusted, relevant, affordable domain names are widely available benefits everyone who uses the internet.
Member Summary NZRS Limited, a limited liability company formed in 2002 to operate and manage the registration of .nz domain names and the operation of the .nz Domain Name System (DNS).  Since then our scope has widened and NZRS provides additional services to support the local Internet community. Principal Offices Wellington Website
Member Summary Acting in the public interest. As the name implies, Public Interest Registry exists to serve the public interest online. Their globally diverse team is committed to providing a stable online platform where everyone has a voice. Public Interest Registry is a not-for profit organisation created by the Internet Society (ISOC), originally to manage .org. Principal Offices Virginia Website
Member Summary Radix FZC is an active participant in ICANN’s process to expand the internet naming system and introduce new, meaningful internet addresses. Radix aims to obtain rights to operate several new generic top-level domains that will help in bringing together and enriching the respective communities that they serve. They have already successfully launched .website, .press, .host, .space, .pw – the professional web, and with 4 more exciting domain extensions to be launched including .site, .tech, .online, and .store.   Website
Member Summary Rightside is all about helping you tell your story, your way. The advent of new Top Level Domains (TLDs) are changing the internet like never before. As we grow beyond the dot coms and dot nets, Rightside’s new personalized domain names and services can tell your story in a way that’s as unique as you are. And with Rightside’s solutions platform, it’s easy for resellers, registries, registrars, and domain investors to build and grow their businesses. We believe that everyone can find opportunity on the right side of the dot—for storytelling, for commerce, for innovation and for you. That’s the Rightside story. What’s yours? Principal Offices Washington, Denver, Austin, and Dublin. Website
Member Summary Second Generation Ltd. is the Embrescia family’s investment firm focused on investing in well-managed companies and uncovering unique business opportunities. Second Generation invests in profitable, small-to-mid market companies with strong business models, proven revenue and earnings growth and the leadership position capable of sustaining that growth. Theywork with talented management teams to develop businesses that have potential for significant growth and  are actively involved in helping to build long-term value. Principal Offices Cleveland Website

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Uniregistry is the registration services company founded by Frank Schilling.

Uniregistry was built to bring unique, meaningful online naming solutions to end-users. Launched to the public in 2014, Uniregistry reflects the founder’s vision for an intuitive and reliable user domain name experience on top of world-class infrastructure. Principal Offices Cayman Islands Website

Testimonial: Frank Schilling, CEO Uniregistry is proud to support the DNA and its high-minded ideal of advancing naming for the benefit of Internet users worldwide

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Valideus was formed to supply consultancy and management solutions to brand and community registry operators.

Principal Offices London Website

Member Summary: Vox Populi Registry is building a community based on criticism and the value it can deliver — to change society, influence government and inform business.  DotSucks is more than a web address, it is a channel to reach a younger, mobile and inclusive audience who see the word not as a pejorative but as a call to action.  Principal offices: Cayman Islands Website
Testimonial: John Berard, CEO The internet has given citizens and consumers the chance to speak, at Vox Populi we believe it is our mission to make sure they are heard.  Just as we want to enable passion to create community, working within the DNA will make sure we both learn and contribute from others.

Member Summary reduces the risk of online fraud for both buyers and sellers. As a trusted third party, collects, holds and releases funds online, according to transaction terms agreed upon by the Buyer and Seller. You can easily escrow vehicles, websites, domain names, general merchandise, milestone transactions, intellectual property, commodities, and nearly anything else. We pioneered the process of online escrow services and are the leading provider of secure business and consumer transaction management on the Internet.
Principal Offices 30318 Esperanza Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688


Testimonial: Brandon Abbey, President and Managing Director is excited to join the DNA, especially at a time when the industry is experiencing massive expansion. The key to any successful organization is to provide education regarding the value of your service. The DNA is 100% committed to that goal as our world changes.

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NamesCon is the largest commercial conference focused on the Internet domain name industry, taking place each January in Las Vegas. The roster of participating companies and individuals includes every aspect of the industry from registrars, registries, web hosting companies, attorneys, brand managers, domain name investors, start ups, affiliate marketing companies, parking companies, financial service providers, and individual end-users.
Testimonial:  NamesCon, as the leading domain industry conference, is proud to be a part of The Domain Name Association. We all share a common goal of raising awareness of this great industry.

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The brainchild of two successful domain veterans, Right of the Dot™ brings together a unique combination of vision, leadership and domain expertise.
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