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2LDs boost .au’s growth

Australian ccTLD registry auDA has been reporting registration volumes growing much faster than usual in the days since it started selling .au domains directly at the second level. The company is currently reporting a grand total of 3,492,366 domains, which is up by almost 78,000 since March 24, when 2LDs went on sale. Normally, .au […]

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.au names available today

Australians are able to register domain names directly under .au for the first time today, after ccTLD registry auDA liberalized its hierarchy. Second-level names under .au will at first only be available to existing registrants of matching third-level names in zones such as .com.au and .net.au, under a priority allocation process. This process lasts for […]

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auDA reveals cut-off date for 2LD priority

Australian ccTLD manager auDA has revealed how old your .com.au domain has to be to qualify for priority registration of the matching second-level .au domain. If you registered your current domain before February 4, 2018, you will get “category 1...
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Second-level .au domains ARE coming soon

Australian ccTLD manager auDA has given itself approval to start selling .au domains at the second level for the first time. auDA said today that it plans to lift its third-level-only rule in the fourth quarter this year. The date of October 1 has been...
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Most .uk registrants not interested in .uk

The majority of people eligible to register .uk domains at the second level have not yet chosen to do so, according to local registry Nominet. Numbers the company released this week show that only two million 2LD .uk names have been registered since th...
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