Friday, April 07, 2006

390,000 Applications for .EU Names in the First 100 Minutes

A MacCentral article by Paul Meller, via Yahoo! News, reports that:

The registry for the .eu top level domain (TLD) received 390,000 applications in the first 100 minutes after registration was opened to all residents of the European Union, E.U. Information Society and Media Commissioner Viviane Reding said Friday.

"At this speed, .eu will become a real competitor to .com," Reding said in a news conference Friday.

The .eu registry operator, Eurid vzw, has approved a number of registrars around the E.U. to handle applications.

More here.


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