ISOC-IL announced via a news release last week that registrants of domain names for Israel’s ccTLD are now able to register and renew .il domain names for up to 5 years. Previously the options were for one or 2 years.
The change occurred on 1 January 2020, but this is the first public announcement of the change. ISOC-IL, the registry, says the change benefits Israeli domain name holders, minimising the chance of losing the rights to the domain name.
As of today, the Israeli domain name registry managed by
ISOC-IL holds close to 250,000 .il domain names. Similar to the situation in
most countries, a non-profit technological body runs Israel’s national
registry. The Israel Internet Association oversees the activities of local
registrars authorised to register the domain names in practice. This model
ensures equal access and impartial allocation of resources, free of commercial
or other considerations, for all applicants interested in registering a domain
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