Two new members named to Estonian Internet Foundation's Board
On 24th of November, Minister of Foreign Trade and Information
Technology Raul Siem named
Kadri Vilba and Andrus Tamm as the new members of the board.
Kadri Vilba is CPPE faction advisor in Tallinn City Council, Andrus
Tamm is the CEO of Transservis-N.
Lauri Lugna and Avo Ots were simultaneously recalled from the Supervisory Board.
Aet Rahe, Reet Roos, Karmen Turk and Kristo Vaher will continue as the members of the Estonian Internet Foundation's Supervisory Board.
If the sixth Internet Day, which was to take place in March last year, was not held due to the pandemic, then this year, the event will take place via a secure live broadcast. However, despite the changed circumstances, the idea of Internet Day still remains the same - to bring together those interested in the Estonian Internet community to contribute to the development of our Internet by discussing topical issues. The motto of this year's Internet Day is "Tomorrow's weather on the Internet."
It was 2018 when we first met with the Czech registry to discuss the option of adding eIDAS to our public-facing web interfaces with the goal of strengthening the identification of our registrants and contacts. We are both very active in developing our businesses, so the question came up on how to find resources to make this happen. Luckily the EU also believes it to be beneficial to promote eIDAS usage and made support measures available via its Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) tool. The Czechs took the lead role and off we went!
Here’s a brief look back at the .ee registry in 2020 – how many domain names were ordered, how many were abandoned, and the dynamics of the registry over the past decade. By the way, do you know what the longest .ee domain registered in 2020 was?