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Three month countdown begins for third-level .UK domain owners to opt for .uk equivalent

Five year ‘Right of Registration’ reservation period ends June 25th 26th March, OXFORD: .UK domain registrants with a third-level domain (.co.uk, .org.uk, .me.uk, .net.uk, .plc.uk or .ltd.uk) are today reminded that they have less than three months left to secure the shorter second level (.uk) equivalent, before it is made available to the public. The...

Meet our DRS Experts: Adam Taylor

Adam qualified as a solicitor in Ireland in 1987 and in England in 1991, having previously passed the bar examination in New York in 1986. He joined the commercial litigation department of Withers in 1991, with an interest in intellectual property and technology disputes, and become a partner in 1996. He left in 2001 to...

What happened at Namescon Global 2019

I’m now recovered from a week in Las Vegas, where myself and some of the Nominet team attended Namescon Global, the largest domain-industry conference in the world. As a registry for a country code top level domain (TLD) and purveyor of back-end services for various generic TLDs on behalf of clients, we have always seen...

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...