eco Names & Numbers Forum – International

eco is the largest Internet industry association in Europe. The eco Names & Numbers Forum brings together around 140 companies from the Domain industry, out of the total of around 1.000 member companies that have a home at eco. Therefore we offer registries, registrars, resellers and secondary market companies a platform for exchanging big ideas and small business cards.

For our members, we are on location at industry events, we organize workshops, regularly provide up-to-date information and represent the interests of the sector in international committees. Join us, and become a member of one of the largest Domain communities!


BREXIT Expert Paper Extended

Legal and Taxation Consequences for companies

The eco Association has updated its white paper “BREXIT – Challenges for the Domain Industry?”. It now highlights more strongly BREXIT’s legal and taxation consequences for companies.

“With the expected hard BREXIT, the legal uncertainties for companies are now greater than ever,” says Egon Schmitz, Certified Tax Advisor at the EGSZ Chambers and one of the authors of the paper.


Universal Acceptance of Domain Names is a USD 9.8 Billion Opportunity, New Study Shows

Analysys Mason assessment underscores importance of Universal Acceptance for the expansion of the Internet

Seattle, 11 April 2017 – A new study reveals a potential USD 9.8 billion growth opportunity in online revenue through a routine update to Internet systems, including those for speakers of languages that do not use the English script.

The report from technology consulting and research firm Analysys Mason was commissioned by the Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) and clearly demonstrates the economic, social and cultural benefits of Universal Acceptance (UA) of Internet domains.


Leading Internet Associations Strengthen Cooperation

eco - Association of the Internet Industry e.V. - Europe’s largest Association serving the interests of the Internet Industry, with more than 1,000 members from more than 60 countries - and the Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition), a rapidly growing association with 100+ of the largest and most influential members in the Internet infrastructure industry, plan to intensify their longstanding co-operation. Weiterlesen