The nomination period for the election to Nominet's Board has opened. This year the election is for one non-executive director (NED). While only Nominet members can nominate people or vote in the election Board members do not need to be members of Nominet. The AGM is scheduled to be held in London on September 22nd. Full details of the process is included in the … [Read more...] about Nominet Election Nominations Open
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The team at .club are celebrating 6 years in operation. It's one of the new TLD domain extensions that many agree is a success. They've released a graphic that highlights some of their milestones over the last 6 years of operation: The headline numbers are pretty impresssive: over 1.3 million domains registeredover 300 thousand active websites157 registrarsover $8 … [Read more...] about Club Registry Celebrates 6 Years
While the RIPE meeting like so many other events was forced to go virtual, there will be an election next week for a number of positions on the RIPE Executive Board. Voting is open to RIPE members. Full details of the General Meeting are here. Next week's GM includes an election to fill three seats and there are currently 12 candidates running. You can read their bios … [Read more...] about RIPE Board Election Remember to Vote!
EURid, who operate the .eu ccTLD domain registry, have released their Q1 2020 report. The report covers the period up until the end of March 2020 (obviously), so it does not show the full impact of COVID-19 on domain registrations or renewals. The report for Q2 should make for interesting reading! So what does the report show for Q1? Registrations are up 15% compared … [Read more...] about EURid Q1 Results Show Growth
NamesCon Europe has joined the ever growing list of events that have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event was scheduled to be held in Budapest in August. The organisers are now planning to hold the event there in July 2021 instead, with the dates currently announced as July 15th - July 17th. In the interim the NamesCon team are exploring options … [Read more...] about NamesCon Europe Cancelled