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Recent updates

August 21, 2018: New .gov domains can opt-in to automatic HSTS/HTTPS preloading at the time of registration.

April 17, 2018: A security feature was added to the DotGov registrar to prevent the use of passwords that have been identified in various publicly known data breaches.

February 2018: All new Federal executive branch .gov domain requests became subject to additional review and approval by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Domain renewals will not be subject to additional review.