Article category: ICANN

Premium domain names and all that you need to know...

by Meg - 08.07.2014

A new gTLD registry can reserve domain names they consider crowd-pleasers, they can then follow one of two game plans. These reserved names are called premium domain names and this article explains the rules of the games...

The EFF discuss online privacy & the future of ICANN

by Luc - 15.05.2014

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is a non-profit organisation defending civil liberties in the digital world. It's fighting to defend privacy, freedom of expression, digital consumer rights, and innovation on the Internet. If you’re living in the ‘free world’ and think this all sounds a bit far-removed for the average netizen. 2013/2014 has been a bonanza of NSA spyingwebcam interceptionsInternet censorship, not to mention net-neutrality. The Internet needs organisations like the Electronic Frontier Foundation in its corner.

EuroDNS signed the Registrar Accreditation Agreement signed, but…

by Luc - 21.02.2014

It cannot possibly have escaped your notice; EuroDNS is offering registration of the new domain extensions. If you cast your mind back to our post last year, this means we’ve signed the 2013 version of ICANN's RAA. However this agreement contains a provision which is incompatible with the Luxembourgish law on personal data (for legal nerds that’s the law of August 2, 2002). This being the case, we thought you deserved an explanation.

ICANN's contact validation policy explained

by Meg - 07.02.2014

ICANN, the guys who look after the Internet, have recently introduced a new policy. It concerns contact validation and it's designed to remind customers once a year to check and update their contact information. As an ICANN accredited registrar we're authorised to sell domain names, which means there are rules to follow. This article explains what you have to do when you receive a contact validation email.

How to choose a memorable domain name that'll work

by Meg - 20.01.2014

Does your domain name pass the billboard test? If your domain name is on an advertising billboard by the side of a busy road, will drivers be able to read, understand and remember your name as they whizz past? Exposure is brief, drivers are hopefully concentrating on the road, and they can’t take notes. This article will give you the top tips on choosing a memorable domain name.

More than 10,000 trademarks registered with TMCH so far...

by Meg - 14.10.2013

The Trademark Clearinghouse is the database for all registered trademarks, created by ICANN to protect trademark owners’ brands during the introduction of over 1000 new domain extensions. At EuroDNS we've designed a TMCH platform to help simplify registration with the TMCH and we're taking applications now.