Registries Vie for .Net Domain notes News On .net. Internet registries around the world are preparing to submit their bids on one of the oldest, and most popular, domain extensions.

The deadline for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ (ICANN) request for proposals (RFP) for .net is Jan. 18, 2005, at which time an as yet unnamed third-party technical review board will debate which registry is best suited to take management of .net when VeriSign’s contract expires on June 30, 2005.