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Over 6,000 Brexit domains snapped up after mass delete

EURid saw about 6,000 .eu domain names that formerly belonged to Brits re-registered in the first day after a mass delete at the start of the month. “Around 6000 Brexit-related domain names were re-registered during the first day, and around 6500 as of today,” a registry spokesperson said. EURid had released around 48,000 domains in […]

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EURid’s CEO is retiring

EURid’s long-serving CEO is leaving and the company has started looking for someone to fill the role. A spokesperson for the .eu registry told DI this morning that Marc Van Wesemael is planning to retire after his replacement is found, which should be a matter of months. Van Wesemael has been CEO (general manager) of […]

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EURid to drop 48,000 Brexit domains in one day

All the .eu domain names formerly belonging to Brits and UK residents will be released for registration on a first-come, first-served basis in one day, EURid announced today. There are about 48,000 of them, and they’ll be released in batches star...
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EURid sells 1,369 Cyrillic names in five years

EURid, the .eu registry, says the Cyrillic version of its TLD has amassed just 1,369 domain registrations in its first five years of operations. The internationalized domain name .ею is predominantly used in Bulgaria, the only EU nation where Cyrillic ...
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Brexit specter creeping up on .eu

The .eu ccTLD shrank a bit in the first quarter as a result of Brexit finally kicking in fully. Registry EURid reported that there were 3,681,337 registered .eu, .ею and .ευ domains at the end of March, down from 3,684,984 at the end of 2020, a dip of ...
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Dot .EU turned 15 years old

The European Union TLD, dot .EU, turned 15 years old today. In the one and a half decades since, the domain registrations of .EU domains have reached more than 3.68 million. EURid, the dot .EU Registry, celebrates the TLD’s 15th anniversary and h...
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