The .uk launch today has been getting quite a bit of press coverage. Getting a big name celebrity like Stephen Fry to endorse the shorter namespace is also a nice win for Nominet. As part of the PR around the launch they've also put out a big welcome sign near Heathrow airport: http://youtu.be/_nRZjZO9gk4 And they did register the domain and put up a minisite … [Read more...] about Welcome to the .uk .. Unless You’re Not in the UK ..
If you're heading to London for the ICANN meeting at the end of the month you might consider going over a couple of days early for the Commonwealth DNS Forum. The event is being organised by The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO), ICANN and Nominet. If you come from a Commonwealth country then the event is free, otherwise it's £499.00 Full details and … [Read more...] about Commonwealth DNS Forum at #ICANN50 Venue
ICANN has quietly launched the site for this summer's meeting in London. If you're a domain geek (and since you're reading this site you probably are .. ) you might notice that the URL structure has changed. Up until now ICANN was using $city$meetingnumber.icann.org whereas now they're using meetings.icann.org/$meetingnumber I don't know if that is a significant change … [Read more...] about ICANN Opens Hotel Reservations for London Meeting
RIPE has announced its meeting dates and locations from now until May 2015! Very handy if you like to be able to plan in advance. Here are the dates and venues: RIPE Meetings RIPE 67: Athens, Greece, 14-18 October 2013 RIPE 68: Warsaw, Poland, 12-16 May 2014 RIPE 69: London, 3-7 November 2014 (TBC) RIPE 70: Amsterdam, 18-22 May 2015 (TBC) Regional … [Read more...] about RIPE Announces Meeting Dates and Locations
UK domain company CentralNic will announce tomorrow its plans to float on London's AIM. In an interview with the Telegraph CentralNic's CEO Ben Crawford outlines the company's plans which should be announced officially tomorrow. The entire play is based around CentralNic's new TLD business. The company is providing registry backend services for a number of applications … [Read more...] about Centralnic To Float On Stock Exchange