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Nominet considers publishing domain name drop lists

Group wants to add sunshine to the domain-dropping process. .UK domain name registry Nominet is considering publishing drop lists of domain names that are about to be deleted and released. The organization is asking for feedback on the idea and two other issues during a policy consultation. Nominet points to three issues with the way […]

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Nominet raises .uk prices

Nominet is to raise the price of a .uk domain name in January, adding a couple million quid to its top line. The company’s annual registry fee will increase by 4%, from £3.75 to £3.90 ($4.77), on January 13 next year. Nominet said the increase is...
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Cybersquatting cases down a bit in the UK

The number of cybersquatting complaints filed with Nominet declined slightly in 2018, according to the registry. Nominet’s Dispute Resolution Service, which is a bit like the UDRP, handled 671 cases last year, compared to 712 in 2017. The number ...
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41,000 .UK domains registered in first week

41,000 .uk domains registered during massive drop of second level domains. Over 41,000 second level .uk domain names were registered last week, the first week they were available to people that didn’t have a matching third-level .uk domain. Back in 2014, .UK namespace overseer Nominet started allowing people to register second level domains such as […]

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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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.UK grandfathering ends in 3 months

Time is running out to register matching domain names. People and companies that want to secure the second-level .UK equivalent of their third-level .uk domain have three months left to do so. That’s when the clock runs out on a grandfathering plan. People with .co.uk domains registered as of October 28, 2013, were given five […]

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