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‘Exceptional Growth’ as .IE Annual Report Shows a 29% Increase

IE Domain Registry (IEDR), the company responsible for managing the .IE registry, Ireland’s country-code domain name, has published its annual report and review for 2018. 51,040 new domain names were registered in 2018, an increase of 29.1% YoY (2017- 39,523). The total .IE domain database recorded 259,815 active domains by the end of 2018, up 10% […]

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ICANN GDD Bangkok 2019

Off to Bangkok for Domains & DNS

Next week ICANN is organising a number of events that are focussed on the more operational side of domains and DNS. For the last few years ICANN’s Global Domains Division (GDD) has organised an annual conference that was aimed at registrars, registries and related organisations, but with a much stronger focus on our day to […]

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EU Domain Brexit Update

We have been keeping a close eye on developments involving the .eu domain and Brexit. As a result of the most recent changes to Brexit the .eu domain name registry (EURid) have announced that they are suspending all actions for now. Once the UK’s plans with respect to withdrawing from the European Union are updated […]

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Brexit and .EU Domains

If you have a .eu domain name with us and you’re using an address in the UK you’ll probably have got an email from us in the last couple of days. As we’ve mentioned several times over the past few months Brexit will have an impact on a number of things, including .eu domain names. […]

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UK Domain “Right of Registration” Expiring Soon

If you’ve had a co.uk domain name for a few years you might have got email from us recently about a “reserved” .uk domain. What’s this all about? When Nominet, the domain registry for co.uk (and .uk and others) introduced registrations directly under .uk they put a layer of protection in place for existing holders […]

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