Article category: Domain names

ICANN 56 Helsinki - Legal eagle Luc, reports back…

by Luc - 12.07.2016

ICANN is the organisation in charge of domain names and IP addresses. It’s a community of volunteers developing policies applicable to the domain name system. Anyone can join a working group and take part. Fancy it?

ICANN survey - Awareness of new gTLDs growing, but…

by Meg - 11.07.2016

…there’s less trust than a year ago. ICANN’s recent survey measures attitudes towards gTLDs and the domain name system. Data collected from 5,452 users in Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, and South America. It’s a bumper survey, 161 pages, so I’ve pulled out some highlights for you… 

Le Rendez-Vous – UEFA EURO 2016… good luck guys!

by Meg - 10.06.2016

EURO 2016 has kicked off and the level of excitement in our office is reaching fever pitch. Here’s a topical (ish) post. How many domains can be used to illustrate The Beautiful Game? I’m not gonna lie, it’s full of blatant hard sell and dodgy puns – hey, it’s my job…

New gTLDs: have they really accomplished their goals?

by Meg - 30.05.2016

The new gTLDs began launching in 2013. A steady trickle continues, with some still in contention whilst applicants battle for ownership. A second launch is planned, the year 2020 being the latest target. So, did the new gTLDs take over the world? Should .COM feel threatened? Is Elvis still King?

EuroDNS proudly presents: a brand new website!

by Cornelius - 04.05.2016

Based on valuable feedback and insights, we’ve taken our website to the next level. We’ve pored over wireframes and mockups. We’ve talked about reducing the amount of clicks and optimising our code. After some final tweaks our new website is finally here…

Exact match domain (EMD) names: yay or nay?

by Meg - 19.04.2016

It used to be that if you wanted better page ranking, an exact match domain (EMD) did the job – until Google upped the game. EMD sites quickly lost ranking. An update meant that EMDs no longer received preferential treatment and had to prove themselves. So, are they still worth registering?