1. In June 1997, according to the decision of the Office of the Information Work Leading Group of the State Council, the Computer Internet Information Center of China Academy of Sciences set up China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), functioning as the national Internet Network information center.
2. In November 1997, CNNIC released Statistical Report on Internet Development in China for the first time.
3. In November 2000, the Ministry of Information Industry (predecessor of the Ministry of Industry of Information Technology) authorized CNNIC as Chinese Domain Name Registry.
4. In April 2004, RFC3743 was released, the first IETF technical standard formulated by China in seven years.
5. In October 2006, RFC4713 was released. It focuses on domain names in special and traditional Chinese, protecting the interests of Chinese domain name registrants.
6. In September 2008, RFC5336 was released, laying down a foundation for promoting the application of international multi-language email system.
7. In October 2008, Beijing Olympic Committee granted CNNIC “News Publicity Contribution Award in the Beijing Olympics and Paralympics”.
8. In June 2009, China first domain name meeting was held.
9. In July 2009, the system underwent upgrading, with the analysis time shortened from 4 hours to about 15 minutes.
10. In December 2009, CNNIC organized a special campaign to step up administration on domain name registration information, deal a blow on improper domain name application, and protect the public’s rights and interests.
11. In June 2010, “.中国” in both simple and traditional Chinese versions were delegated into the DNS root zone, signaling Chinese culture mounted on the Internet arena.
12. In July 2010, RFC5930 was released, laying down a foundation for further analysis breakthroughs in IETF.
13. In June 2011, CNNIC launched country code domain name cloud analysis service, the first free authorized analysis service offered by country code domain name registry across the world.
14. In February 2012, RFC6531 was released as China’s first STAND TRACK basic technique standard influencing all netizens’ online experience, ushering in the new era of international multi-language mail service.
15. Since May 2012, the domain names of “.CN” and “.中国” are kept open to natural persons.
16. In April 2013, the 46th ICANN meeting jointly undertaken by China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), China Organizational Name Administration Center (CONAC) and Internet Society of China (ISC) was successfully completed in Beijing.