DENIC is the manager of Germany’s ccTLD .de and a provider of name services. Ranking among the world’s three largest Internet registries, with 16m+ domains under management. Since its inception in 1996, as a private, not-for-profit cooperative, DENIC’s mission is to fulfil a public function by supporting a fast, secure and reliable access to German web pages and e-mail addresses, through the excellence of its extensive name server infrastructure and services.
DENIC is also committed to be a leading force in shaping the continued development of the open, decentralized and secure Internet, in a close collaborative effort with international Internet bodies.
The fundamental principles are impartiality, independence, technical expertise, responsibility and non-discrimination.
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