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The Church is fighting over this domain name

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As of 15/12/2020 Every institution in this world needs to protect its brand value and reputation and it looks like not even the Church is free from it. The Mormon Church has entered into a domain dispute over the domain name churchofjesuschrist.org.uk, which according to the Church was disruptive and misleading in nature. The Mormon Church, formally known as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter...

Fraud .uk websites get PIPCU’s landing page

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As of 26/11/2020 Nominet, the registry for .uk domains, has been fighting a hard battle against fraudulent websites. The problem intensified after the Corona outbreak where a swarm of malicious websites came at its disposal. The British registry has now joined hands with London’s police in this fight. Nominet along with PIPCU (Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit) have introduced law...

Nominet Seeks Feedback On New Policy For Expiring .UK Domains

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Nominet, the registry that handles the .uk domains and its family of sub-domains, today proposed its new policy on expiring .uk domains. This new development follows on from previous policy discussions on domain drop lists. Its new decision sets-out to allow a more transparent and informed process for registrars and the general public to know when an expired domain would be made available for re...

Almost Half of .UK Domain Disputes in 2019 Decided In Favour Of The Complainant

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Nominet, the registry for .uk domains released, the yearly report on domain disputes it handled in 2019. It introduced its Dispute Resolution System back in 2001 for this purpose. eBay and Gumtree, Pierre Balmain SA, the Taunton Angling Association, and Groupon make up some of the most noteworthy cases of the year. Now, let’s look at some stats: 0.007% of the total .uk domains i.e. 801 disputed...

Nominet suspends 29,000 .uk domains

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Nominet, the .uk domain registry has suspended 28,937 domains this year. The takedowns happened because of the company’s vision to clear the UK’s cyberspace. The registry took the action after 5 out of the 10 companies it collaborates with, sent requests on takedowns. Out of the 28,937 takedowns, 28,606 came from the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) which deals with...

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