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What will be next?

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  1. cav United Kingdom

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    Once the .uk release is all done and dusted, what will be the next Nominet registration release? .com.uk.... .net.uk.....??
     
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    £50 says it'll be '.gb'
     
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    .bonuses
     
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    RobM Well-Known Member Exclusive Member

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    I'm sure any 'bonuses' will be sitting in Panama accounts now :p Either that or they'll have tenants.
     
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    I think they'll change the drop system so all domains drop like the RoR each day, in one big batch and with "better" access for the big boys.
     
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    .cotton maybe, they could bring her in to promote the new extension.
     
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    .eng?
     
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    next will be a price rise :rolleyes:
     
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    keys Well-Known Member Full Member

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    As an effective monopoly, all of the above will be tempting possibilities- and resistance is futile :(
     
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    Whatever it is, you can be sure it will be painstakingly thought out over many months...of meetings in the Bahamas.
     
  13. Siusaidh United Kingdom

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    Martin's suggestion of a future .eng may well be tempting, seeing as wales are allowed .cymru.

    And if Scotland opts for independence in a second referendum, all the more case for a .eng domain.

    I am quite surprised, actually, that .eng has not been initiated already as a NewTLD.
     
  14. inteldigital

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    What happened to .gb?
     
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  16. Siusaidh United Kingdom

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    One thing I've noticed is that GoDaddy, who will sell you things in countless New TLDs, still won't sell .scot

    Is there a problem with .scot ? Since it's sold elsewhere (and I've bought .scots) I presume not, but I've never understood why GoDaddy gives it the cold shoulder?
     
  17. inteldigital

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    According to IANA the administrative contact is JANET. The JANET network is owned and operated by JISC, I'm a registrar with JISC and I've never seen it available. I wonder, if it ever did become available for "public" consumption, would it just be limited through JISC registrars, who also serve up gov.uk, ac.uk etc.
     
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    If Nominet were that smart they would've auctioned the .uk domains themselves.

    In other words, can't really trust them on what to do next.
     
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    dee Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    Suspect theta that wont win out if it does happen. Would rely on there being a Great Britain. Suspect at some point post Brexit, Scotland will get independence. It nearly happened last time ( which thankfully it didnt ) It would need to be England specific.

    dot eng ? dot en ?
     
  20. inteldigital

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    .queen
     
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    dee Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    Might take off with independance. Wish i hadnt binned mine. I had all kinds of stuff. porn, eat, edinburgh.... quite a few. Let them lapse.