Did any of you see the nom-announce that went out this morning? It's regarding the possible introduction of .uk.name SLD's. See the announcement below: <start> From:Nominet UK Subjectossible introduction of .uk.name We are seeking your feedback on the possible introduction of .uk.name and other two-character SLDs for .name Global Name Registry has submitted an Internet Registry Request Service application to ICANN which proposes the "Limited release of initially reserved two character names". That is to say that Global Name Registry wishes to add and reserve for third level registrations all two-character strings according to the current rules in the .NAME registry. The strings will be added to the already existing shared third-level namespace on the .name gTLD available to people worldwide through ICANN Accredited Registrars, and made available for registration on the third level on a first-come, first-served basis. All two-character names will be shared and not released directly on the second level. This would obviously include .uk.name and could have an impact on the .uk domain space. As such we are compiling a response to this proposal. To help inform our response we are seeking the input of our members and other stakeholders. If you wish to input to this response, please email us: email@example.com by 15 October 2006. A copy of the proposal is available at ICANN | Submitted Applications for New Registry Services and http://www.icann.org/registries/rsep/GNR_Proposal.pdf. The initial timeline for responses is 15 days from the date of issue, i.e. 17th October 2006. In the event that ICANN reasonably determines during the 15 calendar day preliminary determination period that a proposed registry service might raise significant security and stability issues, ICANN will refer the proposal to the Registry Services Technical Evaluation Panel. The Panel shall have 45 calendar days following referral to prepare a written report regarding the effect of the proposed service on security and stability. We would all have the ability to give further input during this period. Please email us your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 October 2006. -- Nominet UK Announcement mailing list URL Redirect <end> Any opinions on this?