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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 Bungalows and Ball Games to Banking: 2018 in .UK Domain Name Disputes

Nominet, the profit with a purpose company responsible for running the .UK namespace, has today released the 2018 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. The total number of domain names that were subject to DRS Complaints in...

Last few days .UK domain owners can opt for shorter .uk equivalent

Five year ‘Right of Registration’ for shorter .uk domain names reservation period ends on Tuesday NOMINET, 21 June, OXFORD: .UK domain registrants with a third-level domain (.co.uk, .org.uk, .me.uk, .net.uk, .plc.uk or .ltd.uk) have until Tuesday morning to secure the shorter second level (.uk) equivalent, before it is made available to the public. The deadline...

The Trouble with Fake News

Unfortunately, we’ve found it necessary to set the record straight on a Register article with some blatant inaccuracies about Nominet, our operations and our plans for releasing previously reserved second level domains. The article contains basic factual errors and assertions that are simply not credible. Our elected Board members (there are four) are chosen by...

Meet our DRS Experts: David Engel

David Engel is a partner at law firm Addleshaw Goddard, where he leads the firm’s Reputation & Information Protection team. He has advised on and acted in internet-related disputes since 1995 and has been a DRS Independent Expert since 2008. David advises businesses and individuals facing threats to their reputation from the media and other...