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AFNIC launches the new Naming Policy applicable to the .fr TLD

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06/23/2011

Designed and developed within the framework of the French Law of 22 March 2011, it defines the new rules for allocating and managing domain names under the .fr TLD.

Following the enactment on March 22 of the law, which contains various provisions bringing French national legislation into line with European Union legislation on health, labour and electronic communications, AFNIC has published today a new Naming Policy for the .fr TLD. The policy, which ensures consistency with the new legislation, will apply from 1 July onwards. To find out more about the new naming policy applicable to the .fr TLD, please visit the AFNIC website About AFNIC (Association Française pour le Nommage Internet en Coopération ) Non-profit organization, AFNIC is in charge of the administrative and technical management of the .fr (France) and .re (Reunion Island) Internet domain names. AFNIC brings together public and private members: representatives from the French government, Internet users and Internet Service Providers (Registrars). Further information.