On November 28, 1990, China officially registered top-level domain name .CN, indicating that China owned a network identification
China’s first .CN domain name server
CNNIC was founded and began to exercise the duties of national internet network information center
CNNIC published the first “Statistical Report on Internet Development in China”, and formed a mechanism for semi-annual statistical report release
Commissioned by Ministry of Information Industry, the department in charge of national domain name, CNNIC carried out research on Chinese domain name
CNNIC edited and released the first “Chronicle of Events of China Internet Development”, and then added and revised it year by year
CNNIC introduced the experimental system for Chinese domain name registration
Chinese Domain Names Consortium (CDNC) was officially initiated in Beijing by CNNIC, TWNIC, HKNIC and MONIC cross Strait
CNNIC officially issued “Service Rules for Domain Name Trading”, which provided effective guarantee to promote optimal allocation of domain name resource
At the beginning of 2006, CNNIC published its Service Level Agreement (SLA) to all registrars. In SLA, CNNIC issued publicly its service commitments on “domain name registration”, “domain name resolution”, “domain name whois” and “customer service” of .CN domain names and Chinese domain names
CNNIC provides constant support for Chengxin School in Daxing District
CNNIC took a series of measures to support and guarantee earthquake relief undertaking such as postponing expiration time of ccTLD
CNNIC initiated “Global Promotion for Chinese Domain Name”
CNNIC took a lead to establish “Anti-Phishing Alliance of China (APAC)”and served as the Secretariat of the alliance
In September 2008, CNNIC enacted SMTP Extension for Internationalized E-mail Addresses (RFC5336). This has been the third international standard of Internet that CNNIC takes initiative in enacting subsequent to RFC3743 and RFC4713
The server domain name certificate self-developed by CNNIC - Website Bodyguard successfully passed the global most authoritative and strictest safety standard audit by the Webtrust, and became the first server domain name certificate obtaining the trust of world mainstream browsers such as Microsoft IE etc in domestic.
CNNIC introduced the “Golden Ideal Project” which encourages each CNNIC employee to give his or her own suggestions about work and to make his or her own contributions to the future of CNNIC with brilliant ideas
CNNIC conducted a comprehensive escalation for domain resolution system of nine TLD nameserver data centers worldwide. The effective time of CN domain resolution was shortened to 15 minutes or so from the previous four hours.
CNNIC organized to carry out special governance for domain name registration information to fight against bad application and protect the public interests
CNNIC signed an agreement with the world’s leading domain technology organization Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) in Beijing, and announced to establish CNNIC-ISC Joint Laboratory on Internet Technology (CILAB) to jointly conduct in-depth study of the next generation of Internet trusting domain technology
ICANN Board passed the latest resolution. The international application for Chinese simplified and traditional characters “.中国”domain name submitted by CNNIC on behalf of China officially passed approval. As Chinese top-level domain, “.中国” was formally incorporated into domain name root system of global Internet
CNNIC proposal was approved of for the first time in APNIC
CNNIC cooperated with the industry to start the establishment of “Service platform for next generation of Internet foundation resources”.It's will provide secure, stable and efficient service of infrastructure resources for our next generation Internet
CNNIC released CDNS service in Beijing, aiming to provide secure, quick and convenient resolution for ccTLD users and improve reliability of all Internet applications. This is the first free Cloud DNS service provided by a ccTLD registry around the world
CNNIC launched a speech tour of national public interests for “Internet Forum”
In January 2012, CNNIC published the Chinese Internet Data Platform in Beijing. This has been the first Internet statistical data product that is available to the public free of charge in China
In March 2012, National Domain Name Security Alliance initiated by CNNIC was founded in Beijing with Bureau of Communications Security of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology as the guiding organizations. 28 domestic registrars and registries became the first batch of members of National Domain Name Security Alliance
In 2011, CNNIC compiled and published Social Responsibility Report 2011 for the first time
With the approval from Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the revised CNNIC Implementing Rules of Domain Name Registration was enforced as of 0:00 of May 29, 2012
On June 6, 2012, CNNIC announced the establishment of the IPv6 Open Exchange & Application Validation Center
On June 19, 2012, scientists from CAS sent out the world’s first internationalized e-mail, a great step for China toward a Power of International Internet
In July 2012，China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) officially released Secure Domain Name System（SDNS）, which provides the massive netizens with secure, intelligent and high-speed Internet access resolution service
In November 2012，CNNIC delegates attended the 7th meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) held in Baku, Azerbaijian.
Dec 2nd to 8th, 2012, China-Laos Internet Management training, sponsored by Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, PRC, hosted by CNNIC, was held in Kunming
On December 17, the 6th CNNIC Working Committee Conference of was held at the Software Park of CAS. The 6th CNNIC Working Committee membership list was adopted and suggestions and expectations on the next step of work of CNNIC were put forward at the conference.
In 2012, CNNIC compiled and published Social Responsibility Report 2012 for the second time
CNNIC National Domain Name Security Center (NDNSC) together with Anti-phishing Working Group (APWG) and Anti-Phishing Alliance of China (APAC) released the Global Chinese Phishing Sites Report (2nd half 2012).
CNNIC held the delivery ceremony of Internet Society (ISOC) Community Grants Programme – “Improving Teaching Level of Beijing Daxing District Chengxin School with the help of Internet”.
The general secretariat of APEC announced that it supports CNNIC to deploy and promote multi-lingual mailbox technology
Program lasted for 20 days, experts from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Jordan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Thailand and Vietnam participated in the program.
CNNIC successfully built a set of cloud service platforms for face recognition, which has reached international standard in terms of “face detection in large-angle range”, “face recognition under complicated light rays” and “3D face modeling”.
The United Nations released a new member list of MAG of the IGF. Nominated by the Internet Society, Dr. Li Xiaodong, CEO of CNNIC, was selected.
The National Engineering Laboratory for Naming and Addressing is committed to accelerating the innovation of network and information security technology and facilitating the development of the Internet industry.
ICANN announced CNNIC had been certified as DEA that undertakes New gTLD data escrow services across the world. It is the second time that CNNIC plays an important part in ICANN’s new gTLD program after it was designated as one of new gTLD EBERO in April 2013.
A ceremony was held in Beijing on 7 March 2014 to kick off preparation for the construction of “China Internet Museum”, the country’s first official Internet-themed digital museum. Under the guidance of CAS, MIIT and CAST, the project is undertaken by CNNIC and ISC,CNIC and CSTM.
Apr 23rd to 24th, the Global Multi-stakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance（NETmundia） was held in San Paulo, Brazil. Dr. Li Xiaodong, CEO of CNNIC, submitted multiple comments to the conference.
The Asian-Pacific Internet Resources Capacity Cooperation Program ,applied by CNNIC on behalf of China and co-sponsored by Indonesia, Singapore, the Republic of Korea, Russia and Viet Nam, was announced to be in the rolls of APEC programs at the meeting.