Telegraph: Nominet sues businessman over chief executive ‘libel’

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Nominet, the non-profit company in charge of Britain’s web address system, is suing one of its members for defamation over an online video that alleges its chief executive gave inaccurate evidence to an employment tribunal.

He is also a critic of Nominet’s plan to introduce a more costly new type of web address. It wants to sell “secure” web addresses ending in just “.uk” rather than “” or “”, but opponents including children’s charities have suggested the plan will not protect the public and will cost businesses more to operate online.

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