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Jun 30, 2014

Separation of functions regarding registration of .ch Internet addresses

The SWITCH foundation is currently tasked by the Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM) with performing a dual role for .ch domain names. In its role as the registry, it is responsible for maintaining the domain name database. At...

Jun 12, 2014

SWITCHaai: CERN joins AAI Federation

CERN is now using SWITCHaai to simplify access to online services. SWITCH's standardised authentication process allows certain CERN members of personnel to use the online services of affiliated research institutions and universities...

May 22, 2014

SWITCH Junior Web Award honours 12 projects by classes at Swiss schools

SWITCH is today naming the best websites put together by young people in Switzerland. For the eighth year in a row, a jury has scrutinised web projects by classes at primary and secondary schools to gauge how their design and...

Feb 14, 2014

SWITCH welcomes separation of functions regarding registration of .ch Internet addresses

The public consultation on the new Ordinance on Internet Domains (OID) runs from 12th February 2014 to 17th April 2014. The Ordinance stipulates, among other things, that end customers will no longer be able to register their .ch...

Feb 5, 2014

Slight fall in number of malware cases: trend towards new techniques

Some 2,700 Swiss websites were cleaned of malware in 2013. While this represents a slight fall compared with 2012, SWITCH stresses that malware continues to pose a threat to Internet users and will give rise to new challenges in...

Jan 22, 2014

Young people in Switzerland willingly disclose personal information online

Privacy on the Internet is yesterday's news – at least as far as today's young people are concerned. This is made clear by the findings of the SWITCH Junior Web Barometer 2013 survey, in which 510 school students answered in-depth...

Jan 15, 2014

SWITCH's statement on Registrar Alliance

The cooperative Registrar Alliance announced on 15 January 2014 that it will be applying for registry status for the .ch top-level domain (TLD). SWITCH has been the registry for the .ch TLD for over 25 years and ensures the...

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