IRNIC is the entity that registers, manages and sells Iranian ccTLDs and its IDN ccTLD. It is associated with the countrys Institute for Research in Fundamental Science. The registry was founded in 1994, but there was little activity until 2000. The registry was reorganized in September 2001. In December 2003 new liberalized registration rules were instituted and a Dispute Resolution Policy went into effect. Since then the number of registrations has been doubling every year. Presently there are over 700,000 registrations.