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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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John felt ashamed he couldn't register a .co.uk

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 co.uk domain name (or more). At the moment UK domains are available under co.uk, org.uk, me.uk and a few other variants (ltd.uk for UK companies, net.uk for UK ISPs). After a long consultation process Nominet, […]

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Changes are afoot - domain pricing tweaks

Domain Pricing Changes Are Afoot

We’ve always been pretty aggressive about our domain pricing strategy. Over the last couple of years we’ve barely touched our pricing on new domain registrations and transfers, but have been running many of them at a deep discount. Most of the domain registries operate in US dollars, while we operate in the Euro zone. So […]

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Co.uk 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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St Patrick’s Day Domain Special Blowout

Blacknight is a 100% Irish owned and run company. It’s something we’re very proud of. We’re also the only Irish ICANN accredited registrar, we’re the biggest Eurid registrar, the biggest Nominet registrar etc.,, (You get the point?) For 51 weeks of the year we don’t “push” our Irishness, or at least not overtly .. However, […]

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