Tag: domain names

  • Net: Shortest Valid Domain Names

    For the system I’m building, I’m putting in a check for valid domain names (technically URI/URLs) and one of the checks is for the length of the domain name. So what is the shortest domain name around? Well, I suspect in the uk it’s the British library at bl.uk [5 characters] and in the .com […]

  • Avoid US Domain Registrars – A Response

    My darling other half has just made another interesting blog post – this time about avoiding US domain registrars due to eNom (the second largest domain name registrar according to Webhosting.info) disabling domain names belonging to a British National (based in Spain) selling holidays/vacations in Cuba to European citizens (Nytimes article). Sounds good in theory […]

  • Free Domain Names

    Are you looking at starting a new project but can’t afford the domain name? Well, my other half may well be able to help you free of charge. She’s got around 20 domain names (some registered and paid for until August 2009) available free of charge – with names ranging from aubrey-maturin.co.uk (for fans of […]