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Greek .eu domains to be deleted

EURid has started warning registrants that their Greek-script .eu domains will be deleted this year. The names will no longer work after November 14, the company said yesterday. It’s part of the registry’s three-year plan to phase out mixed-script internationalized domain names, which are considered poor security practice. The affected domains are Greek-script IDN.eu names, […]

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.eu grows in Q4 after silly growth in Portugal

The .eu ccTLD ended a lumpy 2021 with more domains than at the start, according to the registry’s latest quarterly report. .eu ended December with 3,713,804 .eu, .ею and .ευ domains under management, up from 3,705,728 at the end of September and 3 684 984 at the end of 2020, according to EURid. The growth […]

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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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