The new .UK domain name, coming June 2014

Hi all,

I thought you may be interested to know about the new .uk domain name being launched in June so I created this blog post;

The new .uk domain name - Ronnoco Design

Basically, instead of being limited to things like, or you will soon be able to register a website with just .uk (e.g. It's of potential interest to both existing website owners as well as those thinking of registering a website in the near future.
It certainly makes sense to go to a cleaner and easier to follow system.

It's a bit annoying trying to remember is it "" or ""
It is Hank, but I think it's more about giving extra choice to websites which aren't a company (, university ( or branch of the MoD (

I think it's also a good move on Nominet's behalf to reserve domains for existing owners to stop them all getting bought up too quickly. The launch hasn't been widely publicised but I am sure we'll hear more about it as we get closer to 10th June.
Thing is, these days you have register your website pretty much as .(dot)WhatEverYouWant

How much extra choice do we need.

I quite like its got a ring to it.
I think they sound good. Many companies used to use .com as it referenced commercial. The .uk would be great for a short domain.