The “vile” and “odious” Leave.EU appears to have had their domain name suspended, temporarily at least, following the pro-Brexit campaign group having transferred registration of their domain name to an Irish businessperson who denies any involvement in Leave.EU.
Epik, domain name registrar and webhost to some of the most unsavoury right-wing platforms including a YouTube-clone that “chortles at the idea of slaughtering and then eating black infants”, and which has a documented history of working with websites that traffic in hate, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, has given Parler a home after it left or was kicked off its previous registrar and its webhost booted it.
Domain name registrations in Portugal’s ccTLD grew by over one fifth in 2020, with a new record of 96,715 new registrations in .pt, 18,020 more than in 2019, which represents a growth of 22.9% and makes 2020 the best ever.
The move by the pro-Brexit campaign group Leave.EU to change their domain name contact details to an Irish address has been met with condemnation by an Irish politician who has described the group as an “odious organisation … with a dubious reputation”.
INRegistry is offering free .in Internationalised Domain Names in any of the 22 official Indian languages whenever a .in domain name is registered. Registrants will also get a free email address in the local language.
With Britons and British companies no longer eligible to hold .eu domain names following Brexit, the Leave campaign have shown what hypocrites they are by updating the contact details for their domain name, Leave.eu, to an Irish address, in order to keep it.
The registry fee for .it domain names is dropping by a quarter, from €4 to €3, for 6 months Registro.it announced in late December.
Brexit impacted all manner of life in Britain when the country left the European Union on 1 February 2020, and this included .eu domain names. As of 1 January Britons are ineligible to hold .eu domain names after the “Transition Period” came to an end on 31 December.
It is now possible to register Danish domain names with the German character ẞ – also called scharfes S or double-s.
EURid’s 2020 .eu Web Awards drew to a close Wednesday night with a spectacular video-streamed gala from the Teatro Verdi in Pisa, Italy.