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;
Leaving a purchase review is something that has become quite a common online practice. Access to companies via social media channels such as Twitter and Facebook have made complaining or leaving reviews so much easier. Gone is the time where you as a consumer expect to have to wait 2 or even 5 business days for a response to a complaint.
It’s probable that all of us at some time have taken to a review site or Twitter to complain or generally have a moan about a service, product or company you have had a negative experience with.
But here is one true story about one unlucky consumer that leaving a negative review lead to a fine of $3,500!