31 results for “right of registration”

Email to .uk rights holders

We are currently emailing registrants of UK domains (.co.uk, .org.uk, .me.uk, etc.) that have been granted the right to the short .uk equivalent of their current domain under our 5-year reservation mechanism. Received an email about your .uk domain? We’re emailing to let eligible registrants know that: The short .uk equivalent of their UK domain...

Nominet to begin emailing .uk rights holders

From 15 September, Nominet will begin emailing registrants with rights to a short .uk domain under the .uk 5-year reservation mechanism.  This step is part of a wider programme of communication and outreach committed to as part of the launch of .uk, and reflects our commitment to inform our existing registrants of the additional rights...

.uk registrations surge to a record-breaking start

Over 50,000 registrations made within 24 hours, including stephenfry.uk, sainsburys.uk, bentley.uk and burberry.uk Oxford, UK – 11th June 2014: Within 24 hours of opening for registration, new, short .uk web domains have topped the sales charts. More than 50,000 domains were registered, making this one of the fastest selling new domain releases on record, and...

Nominet announces registration policy review

Further to our announcement of 8 August 2013, Nominet is today launching a review of its registration policy for .uk domain names. The scope of the review focuses on whether there should be restrictions on the words and expressions permitted in .uk domain name registrations. The review is to be independently chaired by former Director...

From Jaguars to Puddy Cats: 2017 in .UK Domain Name Disputes

Nominet, the profit with a purpose company responsible for running the .UK namespace, has today released the 2017 annual summary of domain name disputes brought before its award-winning Dispute Resolution Service (DRS), which allows .UK disputes to be settled efficiently and cost-effectively. A total of 712 complaints relating to 783 domains, which represents just 0.0065% of the...

Member engagement update

It’s been great to meet some of you at the member ‘Lunch and Learn’ events in Leeds, Bristol and more recently Birmingham. If you would to like to know more about the format of these events, you can view this summary from a member who attended the Bristol lunch here. If anyone has any suggestions...

Shorter, snappier .uk domains to launch on 10th June

.uk registry Nominet has announced a launch date of 10th June 2014 for new ‘example.uk’ domain names. From this date, people will be able to register the shorter ‘example.uk’ domain names through their registrar, alongside existing domains such as ‘example.co.uk’ or ‘example.org.uk’. The new domain is an opportunity for those wanting a short, snappy web...

A slice of ICANN63

At the end of October, the ICANN travelling caravan descended on Barcelona for six days of meetings. As this event was the designated Annual General Meeting, the longest of the three main ‘in person’ meetings of 2018, and hosted in a European city, it was well attended and packed full of meetings, presentations and discussions....

Nominet opens comment period on GDPR changes to .UK

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018. Like many organisations, we are proposing changes to comply with the new GDPR legislation across all areas of the business. At Nominet, we need to record who .UK domain names are held by in our registry database. Traditionally, our WHOIS has...

COLLABORATION KEEPS .UK SAFE WITH RECORD 16,000 DOMAINS SUSPENDED

Nominet has today published its update on .UK domains suspended for criminal activity over the 12 months to October 2017. Nominet suspends domains following notification from the police or other law enforcement agencies that the domain is being used for criminal activity. The criminality report shows that the number of .UK domains suspended between 1 November...