Afnic Announces New Registration Rules for .FR, .PM, .RE, .TF, .WF and .YT

AFNIC logoAfnic has announced new registration policies for the .fr (France), .re (Reunion Island), .yt (Mayotte), .wf (Wallis and Futuna), .tf (French Southern Territories) and .pm (Saint-Pierre and Miquelon). ccTLDs that come into force on 8 December.

The main changes in the registration policy are:

  • registration of .fr domain names consisting of one or two character(s) is allowed from 8 December, starting with a Sunrise period running until 9 February followed by a Landrush (16 February to 16 March) and then general availability from 17 March
  • creation of a registry lock option for all the ccTLDs that prevents unauthorised changes to Whois information.

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