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September 23, 2019 01:14

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Scottish registry dumps the pound over Brexit fears

The .scot gTLD registry has decided to dump the British pound as its currency of choice, due to fears over Brexit. DotScot’s back-end, CORE, told registrars this week that it will start billing in euros from March 29. The switch is being made due to “the expected volatility in currency exchange rates between GBP and […]

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“Yes” vote would be good for .scot

The prospect of a healthy .scot gTLD would be improved if this week’s Scottish independence referendum produces a majority “Yes” vote. People living in Scotland this Thursday get the opportunity to vote to split the country from the United Kingdom after over 300 years together. While the No campaign seems to have been winning most […]

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Scottish gTLD may launch before independence vote

The application for .scot, a new gTLD for Scottish people, is ahead of schedule and is likely to launch before the nation heads to voting booths for an independence referendum later this year. Glasgow-based applicant Dot Scot Registry signed its ICANN Registry Agreement on January 23. That’s despite having a processing priority number way down […]

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