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2013 in UK web domain disputes

674 complaints handled and £6.55m in legal costs saved by Nominet’s award-winning Dispute Resolution Service in 2013. A summary published today shows that the number of domain name disputes handled by Nominet fell by over 17% in 2013. The summary provides an overview of all the complaints that were filed with the organisation’s lauded Dispute...

Welcome to the .uk – Stephen Fry first to switch in new era for UK internet

From today, new, short .uk web domains are available alongside .co.uk for the first time ever, with British icon and tech enthusiast Stephen Fry the first person to make the switch. As one of the world’s most well-known tech commentators, Stephen Fry’s decision to switch from a .com reflects the appeal of shorter, sharper .uk...

Nominet defends claim by Cartier International AG

Nominet has filed a defence against a high court injunction claim by Cartier International AG. The claim centres around 12 websites which contain content Cartier believes infringe their intellectual property (IP) rights.  If successful, the injunction would have the effect of forcing domain registries such as Nominet to automatically suspend web addresses based on a...

The next step in our drive to improve Data Quality – Eleanor Bradley

As a registry we want to ensure that the information we hold for registrants of .uk domain names is accurate so one of our key tasks at Nominet is to work to continuously maintain and improve the quality of the data that we hold. This information is then published via our WHOIS tool so that...