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  • Premium Names launched for .cymru and .wales

    27 November 2014
    The Premium Names list for the new .cymru and .wales domain names is published today, ready for applications from 29 December 2014 when anyone can apply for domain names that have not been registered in the earlier phases.Premium names are those with popular terms that will generate high levels of interest. They will all be up for auction with a £50 reserve price plus application and registration fees.
  • Welsh businesses get priority for .cymru and .wales domains from today

    3 November 2014
    Businesses operating in Wales will go straight to the front of the queue for the new .cymru and .wales domain names from today. For those keen to promote their association with Brand Wales, applications open at midday on 3 November and close at midday on 24 December 2014.
  • Nominet names next CEO

    28 October 2014
    Russell Haworth is to join Nominet as its new Chief Executive Officer.Russell will lead the organisation as it develops its core registry business, explores the potential of new technologies, and delivers on its commitment to ensuring the internet is a force for good.
  • Nominet’s Dispute Resolution Service passes 10,000th case milestone

    27 October 2014
    Aston Merrygold, former member of boyband JLS, has been awarded the domain name www.astonmerrygold.co.uk following a complaint to Nominet’s Dispute Resolution Service (DRS). The decision marks the 10,000th domain dispute to pass through the DRS since it was established over 12 years ago.
  • Greater security for online services rolled out today

    21 October 2014
    Following a successful pilot, two-factor authentication access is now available for registrars via Nominet’s online services.Two-factor authentication is a two-step verification process and provides an extra layer of security to users accessing online systems. It improves account security as an intruder would have to gain access to the device where it is installed, as well as knowing the password. This reduces the risk of DNS hijacking or confidential information being compromised.

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