12 May '11, 3pm

UK Registry Seeks Input for Domain Expiry Policy

The market for catching dropping .UK domains is overrun by many companies, thus making it often a matter of luck who catches the released names. The reason for this is apparently the drop times and order picked at random by the registry along with the low fees for becoming a .UK registrar. The registry just sent a message to one of it’s mailing lists soliciting feedback from stakeholders for a potential reform of how expired domain names are treated. Nominet also published a document (PDF) that explains the context of the request. The summary mentions and explains issues like expired domain tasting by the registrar, expired domain auctions and drop catching. The main questions asked by the registry operator are: What should the principles of the expired period be? What should Nominet’s and the registrar’s obligations be to the registrant in the renewal of domain names?...

Full article: http://www.domainnamenews.com/up-to-the-minute/uk-registr...

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