Norid, the ccTLD registry of Norway, has announced that they will be changing their policies in order to allow private individuals to register .no domain names. The changes come after the registry conducted a public consultation earlier this year. The new policy will come into effect on June 17th 2014 at 10 am local time. Interestingly the registry will not be offering any … [Read more...] about Norwegian ccTLD To Open Up To Private Individuals
Co.no will be going live on July 4th 2012 ie. in two days time. The operator for co.no was involved in a court case with the Norwegian domain registry (Norid), but won. According to an email they sent to their partners this evening co.no domains will be activated at 10 am CET on July 4th. Here's the full release: .CO.NO initiative compliance confirmed by Norwegian … [Read more...] about Co.no To Go Live July 4th
Norid, the domain name registry for Norway (.no), has a page on their site about co.no which is worth reading.While most of it is "normal" ie. co.no is a domain and subdomains off it are being sold etc., etc., what is vaguely worrying is the last part of the page:The domain co.no is on a "prohibited/reserved"-list (Appendix A in the domain name policy). This means that while … [Read more...] about Norid Trying To Scare Prospective Registrants of co.no domains?