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.UK reaches 10 million Registrations!

The number of registered .uk domains broke through the 10 million barrier, i won’t lie, i had my fingers crossed that it would have happened on my birthday earlier this week, but still, its cause for celebration ☺ Preference for … 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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.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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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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.xxx finally gets ICANN approval

The launch of the .xxx extension has been in discussion for a number of years, it has finally been given approval by the ICANN board. Many see this as a controversial decision by the Board to approve an application to … Continue reading

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.jobs under threat?

ICANN has threatened to cancel the top-level .jobs domain registry operator’s contract. Employ Media, who are the .jobs registry, risks losing its TLD if it does not shut down Universe.jobs, a controversial jobs board operated by its partner, the DirectEmployers … Continue reading

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Domain name breaches?

We’ve noticed a recent rise in unsolicited third party emails informing clients they have a key Domain name for sale and asking them to respond to negotiate a price.  Astonishingly these domains aren’t even registered and should the client respond … Continue reading

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