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EU Registry Giving Away Ipads To Registrants

Eurid, the registry for .eu domain names, is running a competition from the end of November until Christmas day. Anyone who registers a .eu domain name between November 24th and December 25th will be entered into a draw to win an iPad 2. Draws are being held on 2, 9, 16 and 27 December 2011 […]

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Eurid Registrar Advisory Board Gets New Member

Eurid has announced that French registrar MailClub is to join the Eurid Registrar Advisory Board. Two of the other members of the board have been re-appointed for a second term. The board’s composition is, therefore, as follows: Dimitris Anthoulakis, Usableweb Ltd (Greece) Markus Eggensperger, United Domains AG (Germany), reappointed for a second term Adam Eisner, […]

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New TLD Event In Switzerland

Switch, the .ch registry, and several other organisations are organising an event in Berne, Switzerland on new TLDs. The event site includes basic information about the day, but is lacking information on speakers .. Registration is free Related articles New TLD Event To Be Held In Bulgaria ( 4th International conference for ccTLD registries and […]

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Administrative units of the United Kingdom Registry To Offer Multi-Year Registrations

Nominet, the registry operator for .uk, has announced that multi-year domain registration will be made available from 1 May 2012. The new registration periods will fall inline with other ccTLDs and gTLDs that offer the more flexible 1 – 10 year registration periods. The change, which will be welcomed by many, comes after consultation with […]

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DomainForum in Sofia Focuses On NewTLDs

DomainForum is being held today in Sofia, Bulgaria with a firm focus on newTLDs. The event was opened by one of the Bulgarian ministers who spoke about Bulgaria’s open policy towards the internet. ICANN CEO Rod Beckstrom was the opening speaker and the rest of the day’s speakers is varied (disclosure – I’m one of […]

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RIPE Members Vote To Continue RPKI Work

RIPE 63 is on this week in Vienna, Austria. Yesterday evening saw the General Meeting where members were asked to vote on a number of motions. While some of the motions were more formalities than anything else, the votes on RPKI and the membership fee structure for 2012 provoked some emotive debate. As a member […]

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CoCCA Ploughs Ahead With Policy Changes

CoCCA is implementing a number of significant policy changes effective 7th November. The changes, which were only announced today, will impact registrations in several cctlds, namely: .af .cx .gs .gy .ht .ki .ms .nf .sb You can read about the actual changes here, but basically they’re going to be sending lots of emails to registrants […]

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ICANN 42 Kicks Off This Weekend

The 42nd public ICANN meeting officially opens next Monday, but, as usual, a cursory glance at the event schedule shows a different story. GNSO, At-Large, GAC and other stakeholders will be meeting from 9am (local time) on Saturday onwards. What’s on the menu for this meeting? With the launch date for newTLDs announced don’t expect […]

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