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December, 2009

  • 9 December

    UK police shut down 1200 .co.uk domains

    The Metropolitan Police’s Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU) announced today that it, in conjunction with the .uk registry, has shut down more than 1200 .co.uk domains. The domains in question were used by organised criminal networks for scamming. Many contained fake online stores where consumers could order designer goods for low …

November, 2009

  • 4 November

    Report: 77% of UK residents prefer .uk over .com

    A report released this week by Nominet, the operator of the .uk ccTLD, shows that Britons hold a strong liking for their .uk extension. According to the study, 77% prefer it over .com. So far this year, .uk has grown 10.7%. Though this is the same as the average growth …