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Mapping the new internet: one year on

If numbers drive the debate over the progress of new gTLDs, it doesn’t look like much has happened in a year. In August 2016 we made a tube map of the top 250 by domains under management (DUM) as a means of visualising the new generic top level domains (gTLDs). A year later and we’ve...

China loves a gTLD

How often do we overlook the fact that the internet operates in English? This works well for those of us with English as our language of business and communication, but what about the millions who grow up with a different mother tongue? Worse still, what about those nations who don’t even use the same alphabet?...

The changing face of the online world

The online world has far more fluidity than its geographical equivalent, and country code TLDs can tell an interesting story about the domain name trends that ripple across the globe. Unlike the sturdy physical world that spends thousands of years making minor shifts, the online world is far more fluid and flexible, with county code...

Zen shares thoughts on growing with the customer in mind

Established over 20 years ago, Zen Internet has grown from a pioneering ISP into a company that provides the full range of data, voice and hosting services to business and residential customers across the UK. Loyal to the local community of Rochdale, where the business was founded, Zen has grown year by year. From their...

8,000 .UK DOMAINS SUSPENDED AS LAW ENFORCEMENT AND INDUSTRY KEEP .UK SAFE

Nominet has today published its update on .UK domains suspended for criminal activity over the 12 months to October 2016. 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...

Your favourite questions for Nominet

BY — Jonathan Watkins One of the things we work hard at here at Nominet is providing top-notch customer service. Our busy Service Delivery team, based in Oxford, deals with over 9,000 calls and emails each month. We take pride in being recognised for providing good service —whether through awards, Twitter approval for our hold...

Mapping the new internet: A guide to the latest online neighbourhoods

We’re in the midst of an unprecedented expansion of the spaces available online. In previous years, choice of online address was restricted to a few after-the-dot options: .com, .net and so on, alongside country-code domain names like .uk or .de. Now, the options are theoretically endless — from .london to .luxury, .bbc to .blog. Over...

Phishing, The Force & Fashion: 2015 In .uk Domain Name Disputes

Nominet, the company responsible for .UK, has today released an annual summary of domain name disputes brought before its Dispute Resolution Service (DRS) in 2015. While the number of domains being disputed is low overall, Nominet’s award winning DRS allows .UK disputes to be settled efficiently and cost-effectively.  The service provides a low cost alternative...

Mapping the online world

It’s often said that the rise of information and communications technology has made the world smaller. The internet lets us seek and share information, across borders and across vast distances, with unprecedented speed and ease. At the end of 2015, there were an estimated 3.2 billion internet users worldwide, up from 400 million in 2000....

Nominet Strategy 2016

Firstly, I think it’s fair to say that Nominet is a distinctive company. As the guardian of the UK namespace, we deliver public benefit not only through our day-to-day activities, but also on a wider stage via contributions to international internet governance and by funding the work of the Nominet Trust. As a private company...