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November 2018 Business Continuity Testing

October 10, 2018 12:49 pm

The infrastructure and technology through which we provide our core services provide critical services to the UK and beyond. We are committed to ensuring the infrastructure underpinning .UK and our gTLD services remains secure, reliable and resilient and we are undertaking some important business continuity testing in November. There will be no interruption to DNS and...

Nominet supports BBC Children in Need digital programmes with .UK domain registration donations

October 8, 2018 9:05 am

From today until Monday 19th November we will be donating £1 for every new .UK domain registered to BBC Children in Need, to fund projects that use digital or new technology to support disadvantaged children and young people across the UK. We’re focused on delivering public benefit initiatives that support a vibrant digital future, so we’re pleased to...

Domain Watch – new cyber security initiative to fight phishing

June 19, 2018 10:09 am

UPDATE: The Domain Watch Pilot was launched on 19 July 2018. Nominet is launching a new anti-phishing initiative – Domain Watch – to further increase the security of the .UK zone and protect end users from malicious phishing activity. Domain Watch is a six month pilot scheme designed to quickly identify and suspend newly registered...

Compliance with GDPR on the Nominet gTLD platform

May 4, 2018 11:02 am

What do I need to change? Nothing unless you wish to allow a registrant to opt in to publication of data. Inter-registrar transfers will not be able to rely upon access to the email address. Compliance with GDPR on the Nominet gTLD platform Nominet welcomed ICANN’s Interim Model for gTLD compliance with GDPR, but some...

GDPR Changes for .UK

April 20, 2018 12:02 pm

On 22nd May 2018 several changes will be made to existing rules and policies to ensure compliance with GDPR.  In brief these changes are: ​The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25th May 2018. Like many organisations, we are making changes to comply with the new GDPR legislation across all areas of...

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