Updated rules for .eu top-level domain: Council agrees its stance

The EU is revising its rules on the governance of the .eu top-level domain, which is the internet domain name for the European Union and its citizens. Today’s meeting of member states’ ambassadors in the Permanent Representatives Committee agreed the Council’s position on the proposed revision, which reflects the significant changes in the online environment since the first .eu regulation was adopted 16 years ago, including tougher competition in the domain name space and the bigger role for the multi-stakeholder community in internet governance. Read more…