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Nominet’s New “Data Quality” Policy

John felt ashamed, he wasn’t on any public records anywhere. What indecent act would he have to perform to get onto a public register? Wait … WHAT? A lot of people want to avoid there being too many records of them unfortunately Nominet, the registry for *.uk domain names, has introduced a new “data quality” […]

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Coming Soon – Shorter UK Domain Names

If you’re operating in or marketing your products or services in the UK market then you’ve probably already registered a domain name (or more). At the moment UK domains are available under,, and a few other variants ( for UK companies, for UK ISPs). After a long consultation process Nominet, […]

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3536735926_f078bf9d11 Registry Data Quality Update

If you have registered a UK domain with us, or transferred your existing domain to us, then you might receive an email from us asking you to confirm your contact details. First off this is not a scam! We are working with Nominet, the UK domain registry, to improve the quality of data related to […]

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Register a Domain and Win!

Nominet, the registry operator for, is running a promotion from now until September 27th 2010. If you register a domain between now and September 27th you can enter a draw for daily prizes of iTunes vouchers, as well as weekly prizes of iPads. NB: The draw is open to UK residents only – […]

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Want A Deal?

Are you looking for a deal? Then maybe you’ve come to the right place! In the runup to Christmas 2009 we’re going to be doing a number of extra special offers and discounts. As already announced, we’re doing some random offers throughout the day and night via Twitter and Facebook. We’ll be adding to those […]

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Reblog this post [with Zemanta] Registry Takes Action Against Phishing

The registry operator, Nominet, has enabled a new feature to help fight phishing and other domain abuse. The new “Phishing Lock” enables registrars, such as ourselves, to lockdown domains suspected of abusive use eg. phishing etc., A domain may now be marked as being used in abusive activities and completely locked down to prevent […]

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Blacknight Now ICANN Accredited

We are delighted to be able to tell the world that we are now an ICANN accredited registrar! I’ve been attending ICANN events and trying to get to grips with the entire setup for the last couple of years and quickly realised that the only way we could really move forward was to become accredited. […]

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