Verisign to operate .gov domain names

Monday - 2/7/2011, 9:40am EST

Joe Waldron, Director of Product Management, Naming Services, Verisign

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The General Services Administration is teaming up with VeriSign to operate the domain name registry for .gov and fed.us. That means Verisign has the authority to provide designated domain name registration services to federal, state and local governments. Joe Waldron, Director of Product Management, Naming Services for Verisign joins us explain the contract and what their role will be.