By allowing .eu domains to be registered without any nameservers is Eurid breaking the rules? … [Read more...] about Is Eurid Breaking the rules?
Archives for April 2006
Remember that domain you wanted to get under sunrise 1 or 2 that Eurid rejected? Well it seems those domains are going to be released in a new "landrush" on June 7th. The problem of the squatters and the phantom registrars, however, as not been dealt with, so whether or not anyone will really gain from this is debatable. In their defence Eurid adds: It has been suggested … [Read more...] about Eurid To Run Another Landrush
Frank Michlick points to an article in today's Washington Post that discusses domain typos in more detail. Although the article does not mention .eu domains directly it isn't hard to see what can happen if the examples cited are to go by: The Post, using a software tool created by the Microsoft Research division, found hundreds of active Web sites showing Google ads at … [Read more...] about Google et al monetise typos
According to domain blog it may be possible to register domain names that the Commission has blocked: With a good reason it is possible to ask for reserved names The European Commission has reserved a number of .eu domain names that are consequently not available for registration. However, should there be organisations or private persons wishing to register some of these … [Read more...] about Blocked / Reserved Names
According to some sources the EU commission may be taking action to stem the abuse of the EU namespace. Unfortunately coverage of this potential action has been limited, so it is not clear if any action is being considered. … [Read more...] about EU Commission May Take Action Against .eu abuse