European domain name goes live

(Warning: The link requires registration. Are your tired of all of those sites that require registration? Why not use Bugmenot?). The Times Law section has a great article about the registration process for the .eu top level domain name. The registration process will be in phases. In phase one those with registered trademarks, public bodies and territories will be able to register. In phase two, owners of company names, unregistered trade marks, trade names and family names can apply. After this “sun period, the domain name will be open to registration.

This is great news, and it is designed to diminish the risk of cybersquatting.

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