The management of the global domain name system as well as the system of the central servers that ensure the functioning of the DNS (Domain Name System) is realized through the independent ICANN organization (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers). The Croatian Academic and Research Network (CARNET) manages the national domain of the Republic of Croatia (.hr) since 1993.



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Domain name registries and online content

Domain name registries and online content

As technical operators in the internet’s infrastructure, what do ccTLD registries actually do? What are their limitations? How can they help in the battle against illegal online content?

If you want to know the answers to these questions, we suggest you watch the informative video designed by the organization CENTR (Council of European National Top-Level Domain Registries).

You can watch the video with the Croatian translation here.


For more information on video creation and the Digital Services Act, you can find it here.

ICANN70 Virtual Community Forum

ICANN70 Virtual Community Forum

From 22 to 25 March 2021, a virtual public meeting of ICANN70 (The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) was held. It was ICANN's fourth virtual public meeting since the start of the pandemic.

CARNET participated in ccNSO (Country Code Names Supporting Organization) meetings where members focused on sessions on the future of ccTLDs (Country Code Top-Level Domains) and question and answer sessions where ICANN board members were associated.

The CcNSO has evolved since its inception in 2003 - its membership has grown from just over 40 members to 172 members. The aim of this session is to review (and update if necessary) the management structure of the ccNSO. The focus of the discussions is on decision-making processes, roles and interaction between the ccNSO Council and ccNSO members. The results of the session provided the basis for further work on these topics by the ccNSO Council and the ccNSO Guidance Evaluation Committee (GRC).

GAC (Governmental Advisory Committee) meetings were also held. Seventy-two (72) GAC members and five (5) observers attended the meeting. All GAC plenary meetings and working group sessions were held as open meetings.

ICANN's mission is to help ensure a stable, secure, and unified global Internet. It was founded in 1998 as a non-profit corporation in the public interest with a community of participants from around the world. The ICANN community develops and regulates policies that ensure the security, stability, and resilience of the global Internet. The organization facilitates this work and supports a multistakeholder model where policies and advice are adopted guided by consensus of community development work.

Read more about ICANN here.

DIDS and RTLDF 2021

DIDS and RTLDF 2021

Conference under the slogan "Servant. The master. Internet." was held on March 17, 2021 and organized by the Foundation "Registry of the National Internet Domain of Serbia" (RNIDS).

This year's DIDS (Serbian Internet Domain Day) was held online for the first time since its inception in 2010. The DIDS program was extremely rich, with 19 speakers and 3 panel discussions. The topics of the conference, among other things, referred to last year and how the coronavirus pandemic affected business and the general importance of the Internet in our lives.

On the second day of the conference, a Regional TLD Forum was held, bringing together representatives of national registries from the region. This year, it was held in the form of a round table where representatives of Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro and Serbia exchanged information and experiences relevant to internet domain registries.


You can read more about the event at the following link: