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Brexit: Update for .eu domain holders

7.10.2020 by Laura Valentine

As the end of the Brexit transition period draws closer, last week saw an update from EURid about the status of UK registrants holding .eu domain names. On 1st October, EURid contacted all affected registrants by email, advising they would have until the end of this year to demonstrate compliance with the .eu regulatory framework.   Who is eligible to hold .eu domain names?  Following Brexit, EURid will enforce restrictions that prevent UK citizens from registering or renewing domain names that use the Top Level Domain (TLD) .eu. As TLDs play an important role in identifying and labelling websites, networks and organisations, EURid have decreed that the .eu domain name should be reserved for those with clearly identifiable…

Top 10 tips: What’s in a (domain) name?

7.9.2020 by Laura Valentine

Have you ever wanted to know more about domain names? Maybe not – but if you’re thinking about setting up a new business or website, it’s useful to know a little more about what a domain name is, how they work and what to consider…

Phishing Threats: Where Does Your Business Stand?

12.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

Are you putting your business’ reputation on the line? Recent research found that three-quarters of information security leaders are not using essential email authentication measures. BusinessCloud reported the results given by data-driven cybersecurity platform Red Sift. The platform analysed primary…

Domain Name Changes: What you Need to Know

29.11.2016 by Jenn Granger

December 1st is a big day. You can start opening your advent calendar, you’re officially in the last leg of the year and, if you have a registered domain name then – just like the holidays – some changes are…

A Shout Out to Your .Blog

22.11.2016 by Jenn Granger

As every blogger knows there’s no point putting out the best content in the world if no one’s able to read it, so when it comes to signposting it’s kinda like Tesco – every little helps. The new .blog gTLD has…

The Lowdown On Typosquatters

8.12.2014 by Jenn Granger

If you’re tired, in a hurry or just have clumsy sausage fingers like me, you know how easy it is to type the wrong URL. And – particularly since ICANN started rolling out the new gTLDs - there are some…

Too Much .Choice?

18.9.2014 by Jenn Granger

When I was a kid we used to get BBC1, ITV and C4, the latter of which was so fuzzy it made the characters in Friends look like human snowstorms – so I only used to watch things I really…

.LONDON IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

10.9.2014 by Jenn Granger

There are times when London can seem like the bleakest, most uncaring city in the world (it doesn't even have chips and gravy, which seems to deeply upset every Mancunian I've ever met); but the uptake on the new .london…

Don’t .Fail At Gtlds

27.8.2014 by Jenn Granger

Welcome to Wednesday everyone, and a cracking gTLD update! Remember falling out of the car the other day? Movement.fail. Or how about when you missed your mouth with your drink? Hydration.fail. Well now you can share your escapades with the…

The gTLDs Are Back In .Town

13.8.2014 by Jenn Granger

New gTLDs are appearing faster than moustaches on hipsters, and let’s be honest they’re way more useful. So, you really ‘moustache’ and go get yourself some new zazzy domain names before they’re all snapped up! Broadening the multicultural scope we’ve…