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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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Cybersquatting cases down in .uk

The number of cybersquatting complaints filed against .uk domains fell in 2016, according to data out this week from Nominet. The .uk registry said that there were 703 complaints filed with its Dispute Resolution Service in the year, down from 728 in 2015. However, the number of individual domains complained about appears to have increased, […]
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