20 Feb '15, 2pm

@securityskeptic @mneylon our terms and conditions expressly prohibit .uk domains being used for criminal activity

Change to registration policy comes into effect from 4 May 2014 Amendments to the terms and conditions governing registrations of popular .uk domain names such as .co.uk and .org.uk will take effect next month, to formalise procedures for suspending domain names used to carry out online crime. The changes which come into effect on 4 May, support a new policy for Nominet, the .uk registry, that builds on established practice. The revised terms and conditions published by Nominet expressly prohibit any .uk domains being used to carry out criminal activity. It means that Nominet can quickly suspend a domain name when alerted to its use for criminal activity by the police or other law enforcement agencies, such as National Crime Agency, Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) or the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). At the same time, re...

Full article: http://www.nominet.org.uk/news/latest/nominet-formalises-...

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