01 Oct '12, 1pm

After Raising Over $4.5 Million Selling 1 & 2 Letter .Co.Uk Domains, Nominet Proposes .UK Domains

Nominet, the non-profit company that runs the Internet domain system for the United Kindgom ccTLD .Uk said today that they are looking at issuing second level .Uk domains names one’s that do not require the use of the .co first. The proposal is now open for comments until January 7, 2013. You might remember that Nominet raised some £3 million which is over $4.5 Million dollars last year from the sale of one and two letter .co.uk. just last year. Twelve single letter web addresses fetched an average of £39,000 each in the sale. The auction helped raise £3 million for the Nominet Trust Here is the announcement: “we are holding a three month consultation about the potential introduction of a new service known as direct.uk, which would be specifically designed for businesses that are or want to get online, with a new shorter domain name of internet.uk rather than internet.co.u...

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