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New .uk domain name passes 100,000 registrations

Amazon, Apple and Starbucks among big firms registering for new domain
3 Jul 2014
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Nominet launches shorter .uk domain names

Stephen Fry flips switch on short domain names for the UK
10 Jun 2014
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Nominet cracks down on nefarious domain names

Web addresses encouraging sexual offences and criminal activity to be screened out
3 Apr 2014
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Nominet to launch .uk domain name registration in 2014

Internet registry company sets out plans to release "shorter and snappier" web addresses.
20 Nov 2013
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Nominet proposes shorter, more secure .UK domains

Internet registry launches consultation into .UK domain changes.
1 Oct 2012
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Nominet to review domain suspension policy

Internet registry goes back to drawing board after ISPs reject cyber defence plans.
28 Nov 2011
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PCeU shuts down 2,000 fraudulent sites

On the run up to Christmas, the PCeU cuts off 2,000 fraudulent websites.
18 Nov 2011
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New funding aims to bridge digital divide

Nominet Trust award reaches out to those not online.
25 Jul 2011
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Nominet opens up domain closure consultation

Nominet puts a deadline on when it will organise an issue group to discuss cutting off websites doing naughty things.
11 Feb 2011
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.uk domains top nine million

There are now over nine million websites registered with .uk.
21 Dec 2010
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Nominet considers cutting off illicit .uk domains

Nominet will consider changes to its terms and conditions following a request from SOCA.
26 Nov 2010
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.uk domain climbs up the league table

The .uk domain has now become the second most popular in the world.
5 Nov 2010
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Non-Latin web addresses go live for first time

Icann has announced the introduction of non-Latin web addresses, a move hailed as “a major turning point in the history of the internet”.
6 May 2010
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Q&A: Simon McCalla, IT director, Nominet

We speak to the IT director of the .uk domain registry to find out how our regional domain is doing.
26 Feb 2010
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Q&A: Simon McCalla, IT director, Nominet

We speak to the IT director of the .uk domain registry to find out how our regional domain is doing.
26 Feb 2010
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Met Police takes down Xmas scam websites

The PCeU and Nominet teamed up for ‘Operation Papworth’ to make online shopping safer.
4 Dec 2009
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British consumers prefer local domain names

The annual domain name industry report from Nominet has shown that local branding is preferred by UK consumers.
4 Nov 2009
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Landrush starts for .tel domains

Any company can now pick up a .tel domain.
3 Feb 2009
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Demand for .uk domains soars

Driving school helps domain address surpass the seven million registrations milestone.
1 Sep 2008