34 results for “right of registration”

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...

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?...