UK asks for shorter internet domain

UK asks for shorter internet domain


English firms may have shorter internet domain names with added security measures, after a proposal by Nominet, the BBC reported.

With the new scheme, companies' sites will could end with “.uk” and not with “.co.uk”. However, the change is an option, not mandatory for all businesses, and applicants would have to prove they had UK presence and pay a higher fee.

Nominet's director of operations, Eleanor Bradley, said the new addresses would be sold at a ...


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