Norway may still sell .bv domain to Netherlands

Tuesday 15 March 2016 | 12:15 CET | News
Controversy has arisen over plans by Norwegian national domain name registry Norid to sell the top level domain (TLD) for Norway's Bouvet Island to the Netherlands, according to the website Digi.no. The island's domain is .bv, which in the Netherlands stand for the Dutch term 'besloten vennootschap' (limited liability company). Opera Software technology director Hakan Wium Lie, who also belongs to the Norwegian Technology council, said it appears that regulator Nkom will give the go-ahead for the sale, without any political intervention in the disposal of state property.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Opera Software / SIDN
Countries: Bouvet Island / Netherlands / Norway
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