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Nominet suspends fewer domains used for counterfeit site

Fewer intellectual property violations reported on .uk last quarter. Nominet, the organization that manages the United Kingdom’s .uk namespace, suspended fewer criminal domains in the third quarter than it did in the same period a year ago. The group said it suspended 3,434 domains in Q3, down from 22,158. While it suspends domains for many […]

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Nominet names new CEO, and 2 new board members voted in

New CEO and two board members will help guide Nominet back to its roots. Nominet, the group that manages the United Kingdom’s .uk namespace, named Paul Fletcher its CEO today. Fletcher is currently CEO at BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, an organization with 60,000 members. He will join Nominet in February 2022. He’s taking over for interim […]

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Nominet names Paul Fletcher new CEO

Nominet has named Paul Fletcher as its new CEO. He’ll join the company in February, filling the spot vacated by Russell Haworth, who quit earlier this year a few days before he could be fired by members. Fletcher is currently CEO at BCS, the Char...
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Nominet throws money at member-chosen charities

Nominet is to make up to £600,000 ($830,000) a year available to charities nominated by its members. The upcoming GiveHub platform comes as part of the .uk registry’s ongoing effort to appease members who believe the company has not being doing e...
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Yue Dai (Dai Yue) acquired UK.cn

Chinese domain investor, Yue Dai (Dai Yue) announced the acquisition of another major domain asset, UK.cn. Touting the purchase as that of a single domain representing two countries—the UK and China—Yue Dai shared his latest acquisition thus: Just boug...
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No more acquisitions for Nominet

Nominet isn’t in the market for buying up other companies any more. The .uk registry said today that its board of directors has dissolved its mergers and acquisitions committee, which means no more deals in the rapidly consolidating domain name s...
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