Nominet, the operator of .CO.UK and .UK, has initiated a consultation on .UK which runs until 16 December 2019. The consultation focusses on how to reduce phishing and fraud on .UK and what enforcement measures can be taken to mitigate this threat. The consultation will also look at the process of re-registration of expired domains.
For several years, the issue of “abuse” has been the topic of discussion within the ICANN community. Each group is keen to throw their two cents in on what DNS abuse is, who is responsible for combatting DNS abuse, and what actions should be taken. This post sets out Com Laude’s positions on some of the key issues in the DNS abuse discussion.