Category Archives: Domain Names

Landrush phase for Nominet .uk short domains

The Landrush phase for the 2,640 remaining .uk short domains will begin on 23rd May. List of domains that will be released by Nominet can be found here To ensure all interested parties can take part, a Landrush application window … Continue reading

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Results of first Nominet Short Domain Name Auction by NFPAS

Six Short Domain Names auctioned NFPAS Auctions conducted the first auction of short domain names on behalf of Nominet on 15th and 16th March 2011. As part of the Nominet Registered Rights Sunrise Phase any contested short domain names went … Continue reading

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I did tell you I was obsessed with aa.co.uk..

You were warned, I wasn’t kidding when I said I am obsessed. Checked state of play again this morning…. Interested to see that they have already set up a PPC campaign when I typed ‘aa.co.uk’ into Google Don’t worry American … Continue reading

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Nominet .uk short domain further update

On April 13 2011 a further 79 uncontested .uk short domains were registered following the close of the Unregistered Rights Sunrise. 10 of which were secured with my assistance through our managed service (whoop whoop). We are awaiting notification by … Continue reading

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.uk short domains update

The rights validation period of the Unregistered Rights Sunrise phase for the release of .uk short domains closed on 31 March. Uncontested domains will be registered at midday (12.00 BST) on Wednesday 13 April. Relevant registrars will be notified by … Continue reading

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I’m about to ruin any street cred that i didn’t have…..

I was doing a Google search to see if anyone else was talking about the aa.co.uk domain name registration. I wanted to know how much American Airlines had paid…. My Google search was ‘aa.co.uk domain name’ I am chuffed to … Continue reading

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.eu domain name celebrates its 5th birthday

.eu, the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the European Union, is celebrating its fifth birthday today. Here are some interesting facts about the .eu extension…. EURid has reported that registrations of .eu domain names have doubled in five years, … Continue reading

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aa.co.uk ….. and the winner is …..

Even though the sunrise whois at Nominet is still showing ‘Auction’, the ongoing auction has been finalised. Result of WHOIS query: Domain name: aa.co.uk Registrant: American Airlines, Inc. Registrant type: Non-UK Corporation Registrant’s address: P.O. Box 619616, DFW Airport, Texas, … Continue reading

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aa.co.uk I’m obsessed!

The auction is still ongoing between American Airlines, Inc., Andrews & Arnold Ltd and The Automobile Association Limited to see who is going to get the domain name aa.co.uk! The auctions started Mid March??? I have been obsessed with this … Continue reading

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Cybersquatting Hits Record Level, WIPO Center Rolls out New Services

Taken from WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organisation) – The guys that we have to submit the .com (amongst other) disputes to…… Geneva, March 31, 2011 PR/2011/684 In 2010, trademark holders filed 2,696 cybersquatting cases covering 4,370 domain names with the … Continue reading

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