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Changes to .UK WHOIS policy

July 23, 2015 1:35 pm

In response to the increasing desire for privacy online, following a consultation, Nominet is planning to introduce a new framework for privacy services within .UK. At the same time, we will be clarifying the criteria for individuals who opt out of publishing details in the WHOIS. Privacy service framework We will introduce a framework that...


Annual General Meeting documents now electronic only for members opted-in to email

March 12, 2015 9:30 am

Starting this year, members who have selected “Contact me by email” as their preferred method for membership-related communications will no longer be posted a printed copy of Nominet’s Notice of Annual General Meeting, Annual Report and Accounts, and Director Elections voting papers. Members who have selected “Contact me by email” will receive these materials via...


Premium Names for .cymru and .wales available at the end of March

March 11, 2015 10:30 am

Following the launch of the new .cymru and .wales domains last week, all remaining Premium Names will be available from Tuesday 31st March at 12.00 noon on a first come, first-served basis. This means that over 3,000 ‘premium’ domain names, which include a number of generic terms, such as thevalleys.wales and weekendbreak.wales will be offered...


.cymru and .wales registrations

March 1, 2015 4:44 pm

During a busy day of registrations for .cymru and .wales domains, we experienced some difficulties with the technical systems processing applications. While thousands of registrations have been processed smoothly,  a small number of customers using EPP experienced a delay processing registrations for domains with the same string in both .wales and .cymru. The system is...


The web gets more Welsh with the launch of new internet domains

March 1, 2015 12:00 pm

St David’s Day marks general availability of brand new .cymru and .wales domains Nominet, the organisation responsible for the smooth running of the .UK internet, today announces that two brand new domain name endings for Wales – .cymru and .wales – will be available to everyone from St. David’s Day, Sunday 1st March. New research...


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