The end of free .ar domains

Since 5 March and after a long tradition of providing free domain names, NIC Argentina has began to charge for .ar domain name registration, renewal, transfer and other services concerning dispute resolution processes. Continue>>
It is estimated that more than half of the domains registered in NIC Argentina are not being used and many are sold outside the formal registry system.
This and other issues may be more effectively addressed with the new policy which charges precisely $160 (Argentine pesos), equivalent to about U$S 20. In addition to the abovementioned problems, the registry foresees that this new measure will allow improvements in quality of service and issues related with IPv6 and DNSSEC.