Having tried to register a few .eu domainnames from the 10th of April, I was quite frankly surprised to see how many had allready gone. No, I’m not talking about sex.eu, but more normal ones, ones which should have been free. OK, so I quicly realised the reign of the cybersquatters had begun on that TLD, which shouldn’t have been a surprise, but The Register has an interesting piece about how the squatters have been doing it, using front companies and loopholes in the EuRID process to, for example, register all the three and four letter combinations in existence!

Here’s the article

And here’s an interesting reaction to it