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The great big .uk Rights of Registration thread!

Discussion in 'Nominet General Information' started by ian, Jun 25, 2019.

  1. davedevelopment

    davedevelopment Well-Known Member

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    I'm surprised by a few. I'm not sure if I read it incorrectly, but it looked like someone put 35 euro prebids on nearly all of the lll.uk domains at Catch Tiger, even some of the more horrible combinations.
     
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  3. Whois-Search United Kingdom

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  5. ian

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    The live environment opens tomorrow (ror-epp.nominet.org.uk I think) but all it will be good for is testing your connection as all domains pre-loaded to it will be "reversed by Nominet". The current testbed will stay live all week.
     
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    dee Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    Are they doing a test drop on the testbed or am I mistaken? At 2 oclock i mean
     
  7. wizard

    wizard Well-Known Member

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    Yes thats right
     
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  8. Whois-Search United Kingdom

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  9. wizard

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    Yes all seem very similar names really strange how nominet haven't even noticed yet...
     
  10. jmcc Ireland

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    The first post-release web usage survey of .UK should be interesting. If the launch has gone as planned then most of the .UK sites will redirect to their .co.uk and .com primary sites if they are set up in DNS. If there has been a lot of domaining, then for-sale sites should be higher than usual. The pre-existing registrar land grabs in this kind of situation generally end up on a holding page advertising the registrar's services.

    With some other TLD launches, grabs by new registrars set up for the land rush rarely turn into developed sites and they typically end up as one year wonders (dropped in the Junk Dump) unless they can be flipped. The big danger for these new registrars and their money is that ccTLDs don't run on .COM rules when it comes to domaining.

    Regards...jmcc
     
  11. RobM

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    They may not have separate quotas. I'm sure if you ask nominet they will be most helpful with their answers. :p
     
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    DomainAngel Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    So is it 6 connections per tag or account, dac has limit oer account but I'm thinking epp is per tag, so multiple tags may help even with one quota?
     
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    If you control 5 tags yourself, and have managed to deposit 90k in each, and nominet don't know you are linked, you have access to 750 *different* registration attempts per minute. That's a lot of outlay and risk though.
     
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    Current wisdom seems to be that there is no obligation to show the accounts aren't linked.
     
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    keys Well-Known Member Full Member

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    This looks like a clever deception. Nominet get top marks for success of .uk ROR takeup. Large Registrars get almost all the the domains, by free Registration or priority in the dropcatching queue. As a big carrot for the independent hopefuls, many top generic Registrations were delayed until the last minute by brand protection agencies.
     
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    Looks like Snapnames might be worth using then... and no upfront cost? The don't provide lots of info so it's hard to tell.
     
  19. davedevelopment

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    No upfront costs that I can see, but it might be a blind auction, I can't see any bids so far.
     
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    dee Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    Anyone had their email yet ?