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Submission + - VeriSign Gets Control of .Net Registry for 6 Years (

wiredmikey writes: VeriSign today announced that ICANN renewed the company's contract to serve as the authoritative registry operator for the .net registry for another six years.

The company has held management of the .com/.net infrastructure for over 12 years. VeriSign also manages two of the world's 13 Internet root servers, and, considered national IT assets by the U.S. Federal government.

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VeriSign Gets Control of .Net Registry for 6 Years

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