Rape ban results in just one .uk takedown, but piracy suspensions triple

by Kevin Murphy
Nominet’s controversial policy of suspending domain names that appear to condone rape resulted in one .uk domain being taken down last year. That’s according to a summary of take-downs published by Nominet yesterday. The report (pdf) reveals that 3,889 .uk names were taken down in the 12 months to October 31, 2015. That’s more than three times the 948 domains suspended in the previous year.Read the full article