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EURid Tightens Control on .eu Domain Names

Under a new rule that will come into force next month, European registrars for the ".eu" domain will be able to immediately stop the transfer of ownership of a domain name if it's suspected of abuse.

The rule, set to take effect February 19, will make it easier for investigations into activities such as spam.

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Re: EURid Tightens Control on .eu Domain Names Jothan Frakes  –  Jan 23, 2007 1:44 PM PDT

This is good news, as anything Eurid can do to produce more integrety, even if in the form of publicity, will ultimately improve the customer confidence in the .EU TLD.

Re: EURid Tightens Control on .eu Domain Names Michele Neylon  –  Jan 24, 2007 11:50 AM PDT

Anything that improves the perception of .eu and Eurid is welcome, but it maybe a little too late

Re: EURid Tightens Control on .eu Domain Names Suresh Ramasubramanian  –  Jan 24, 2007 9:10 PM PDT

Bah. Nothing at all to do with spam .. just a very obvious workaround to keep kiters and squatters off .eu in future

Re: EURid Tightens Control on .eu Domain Names Michele Neylon  –  Jan 25, 2007 4:36 AM PDT

I can't see how it can keep squatters off there, as you still would have to go to ADR.
It seems to be aimed more at abusers…

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