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Oxford, UK – 20 November 2013: Nominet, the internet company best known for running the .uk internet infrastructure, today announces updates on a range of new initiatives and projects designed to help the company evolve the .uk namespace and improve standards in the face of a rapidly changing internet landscape, as first outlined in June 2013. These are:

1. The introduction of second level domain names in the .uk namespace – for the first time, shorter, simpler ‘’ domain names will be available alongside ‘’, ‘’ and so on.

2. The development of initiatives that will enhance the security of the UK namespace, and contribute to the security of the web as a whole.

3. A revised draft of the Registrar Agreement, which rewards those meeting highest standards of service, is now published and...

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