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Computer Weekly: Campaigners oppose Nominet plans for secure .uk domain

By at January 17, 2013 | 12:01 pm | 0 Comment

The Computer Weekly this week writes:

Digital rights campaigners, businesses and charities have criticised the plans of UK’s top-level domain name registry Nominet to create a “secure” .uk domain alongside the existing and domains. They say Nominet’s plans would give it a monopoly over trust and security in the UK domain space. Nominet proposes to allow only UK-based companies to use the .uk root. The domain registry will scan websites with the domain suffix for malicious software and adopt DNSSEC security protocols to provide assurance to users of these domain names that they are safe and secure.

Read more: Computer Weekly 16/01/13:
Campaigners oppose Nominet plans for secure .uk domain

Computer Weekly , Press Reports UK


Please note the content on this website may have been written before the final version of the release rules by Nominet. There were two consultations in October 2012 & July 2013 and the final version was published in November 2013. Dot uk was launched on 10th June 2014 and the official current .UK rules can be found here: