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.EU Registrations Continue To Drop Due To Brexit Fears

The number of .eu and .ею domain name registrations have continued to fall as the likelihood of Brexit draws nearer as most UK registrants will lose their eligibility. In the year to the end of March the number of .eu and .ею domain names registered to UK registrants declined 134,661 while total registrations dropped 162,390. […]

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EURid Reminds Of Final Date For Cyrillic .EU Domains

EURid is reminding registrants of .eu domain names that have Cyrillic character domain names will be deleted on 31 May following a 3 year phase out period that was announced in May 2016. Cyrillic characters will remain able to be registered in the Cyrillic .eu, .ею. EURid recommends that for any remaining .eu registrants with […]

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.INC Aint Cheap, But It’s Got Benefits

It’s never going to be one of the biggest sellers, but sales aren’t the best way to measure of the success of a top-level domain anyway. And .inc is not aiming at the mass market. Rather it’s aimed at businesses, at incorporated companies. And for those who spend the 2 or 3 thousand dollars to […]

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Registration Now Open For ICANN65

Registration is now open for the ICANN65 Policy Forum to be held in Marrakech, Morocco. The Policy Forum from 24-27 June will give the global Internet community a chance to focus on policy development. This will be the twelfth ICANN Public Meeting held in Africa, and the third in Marrakech, Morocco. To register for ICANN65, […]

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Have Your Say On Making .NZ Even Better

New Zealand’s Domain Name Commission is seeking feedback on their first independent review with a view to making the organisation even better and fit for purpose for the years ahead. The review found the organisation has been effective in its oversight of the .nz domain name industry. “The Commission is pleased the review found no […]

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.BLOG Hits 200,000 Registrations Milestone

The .blog new gTLD hit the 200,000 registrations mark on 1 April with the registry, Knock Knock Whois There, announcing the milestone last week along with a renewal rate of almost 73%. KKWIT say they’re “especially excited to have hit 200,000 .blog registrations.” They note “it’s more than just a number. It’s a growing number […]