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Backtrack on plan to kill off Brits' 300,000 .eu domains

     
11:42 pm on Apr 27, 2018 (gmt 0)

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A plan to kill off 300,000 British-owned .eu web domains has itself been killed off by European bureaucrats in yet another baffling Brexit backtrack.

Last month, the European Commission unexpectedly announced that for UK-based owners of .eu domains, Brexit would mean Brexit and their dot-EU domains would not be renewed following the UK's exit from the European Union in 2019.

The decision was met with astonishment, not least from the company that operates the .eu registry, Eurid, which had not been informed of the decision.

[theregister.co.uk...]

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1:50 am on Apr 28, 2018 (gmt 0)

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The article is heavily biased. To me, it just sounds like things are continuing to be worked out.
7:12 am on Apr 28, 2018 (gmt 0)

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As usual, the EUnuchs hadn't a clue and made a mess of things. It isn't quite a deregulation of the ccTLD either.

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7:36 pm on May 3, 2018 (gmt 0)

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It doesn't matter to me what they do now, I've moved all my .eu sites to new domains, a couple of .co.uk and all the rest to .com that I already had, and made sure I've plenty of vaild time left on the .eu domains and put them all up for sale.

If they sell, they sell, if they don't then I'll simply let them expire, they're all low value keywords except for one proper noun for which I expect Euros 2/3,000.

Their loss, not mine.