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30 years of .ch, Europe’s safest address

On 20 May 1987, Professor Bernhard Plattner of ETH Zurich entered “.ch” in the Domain Name System, marking the start of the internet in Switzerland. Not long after that, on 22 October the same year, the SWITCH foundation was set up. SWITCH has achieved a lot in the past 30 years, not only establishing the Swiss internet, but making .ch the safest address in Europe as well.

Submitted by Roland Eugster

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