Yesterday Nominet announced that the prince of wales has became the first to own a second-level .UK domain name.
The infamous torrent site, The Pirate Bay, has had to relocate to a new ccTLD following what appears to be the seizure of its original domain name. It can now be found on the ‘.AC’ domain, which is the TLD of Ascension Island, a small isolated island in the South Atlantic Ocean – though sources allege that the owners of the site only see this new domain as a brief stopover. Read the rest of this entry »
Nominet, the organisation responsible for .co.uk domain names last month announced their plans to offer registrations directly before the ‘dot’ in .uk names.
This is something we are very excited about, as the shorter, simpler domain extension is a welcome addition to the Nominet family. In what is the biggest change we have seen in the .uk namespace with availability begin during summer 2014.
Last week saw an interesting domain name auction take place, as internet giant Yahoo decided to put a number of domains that it owned for sale to the public. Read the rest of this entry »
Things are really speeding up with the setting up of new gTLD domains as yesterday ICANN delegated a further 31. That means they are now in the internet’s Root Zone and set up is almost complete. This is all pre-set up ready for their release over the coming years.
The latest domains to have been delegated include;