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What Brexit means for .EU registrants

Last updated: June 2, 2021   On February 1, 2020, the United Kingdom officially withdrew from the European Union, with a transition period that will extend until December 31, 2020. One of the consequences of Brexit is that many UK-based, .EU domain owners will no longer meet the .EU eligibility requirements. On November 20, 2020, […]

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June 2020・Industry Insight

Flazio’s white label CMS, SiteBuilderBuilder

Today, we’re highlighting one of our partners, Flazio, an Italian CMS provider that serves customers around the globe. They focus on providing innovative tools and straightforward user experience to enable anyone to create just about any type of website, with specialized templates and tools for a huge scope of end-user niches. Most recently, they launched […]

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June 2020・Industry Insight

Bandzoogle: website builder for musicians

The OpenSRS team has enough musically inclined members to form at least two in-house rock bands, so we’re geeking out pretty hard about highlighting Bandzoogle on our blog. The Montreal-based SaaS company calls itself the easiest all-in-one professional website platform for musicians and bands. They target a unique vertical, one that their team is hugely […]

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OpenSRS’ response to COVID-19

The health and safety of our customers, partners, and employees are of the highest priority to OpenSRS. With the heightened concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus) and the unpredictable nature of the virus, we have taken precautionary steps to reduce its potential impact across our offices globally. We want to assure you […]

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Privacy and lawful access to personal data at Tucows

Tucows provides reasonable, lawful access to non-public registration data; this means constantly working to balance the privacy rights of registrants against the rights of third parties, most of which, in our experience, are related to intellectual property rights (90% of all requests). In addition to the usual statistics, this update also includes a deep dive […]

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January 2020・Industry Insight

OpenSRS in its early days

OpenSRS turns 20 this month, and we’re lucky enough to have a number of Tucows lifers on staff who built and shaped the brand when it was just a startup, which was before the term startup had really entered the vernacular. They share a lot of nostalgia for this era; though Tucows has grown to […]

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December 2019・Domain Names, Industry Insight

Hostnet: finding success with new TLDs

Founded in 1999 by two students offering web-design services, Hostnet has grown into one of the largest and most customer-friendly hosting providers in the Netherlands. Today, they offer domain names, website hosting, a website builder, and other business services to a growing number of customers. Since 2000, they’ve used OpenSRS to power domain registrations and […]

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