Entities looking to bulk register .in domains will now require approval from the CEO of the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI), according to a notice issued by the authority on December 28. NIXI is the government-appointed authority responsible for managing .in domains. According to the notice, written approval from the CEO is required in the following two scenarios: Individual registrants looking to register more than two domains Registered accredited company looking to register more than a hundred domains The request must be submitted email@example.com, NIXI said. In case the above guidelines are not followed by registrars, NIXI has the right to disallow or disconnect the domains and initiate a process for de-accreditation of the concerned registrar, the notice stated. While at first, this new requirement appears to be a red tape that will unduly impact individual registrants, for whom the threshold…
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