EURid saw about 6,000 .eu domain names that formerly belonged to Brits re-registered in the first day after a mass delete at the start of the month.
“Around 6000 Brexit-related domain names were re-registered during the first day, and around 6500 as of today,” a registry spokesperson said.
EURid had released around 48,000 domains in batches on January 3, so the portion of domains considered valuable enough to snap up was about 13.5%.
The domains had belonged to UK citizens who no longer qualify for .eu after Brexit came into effect a year ago.
Registrants had been given many chances to retain their names by transferring them to an entity in the remaining EU an EEA states, or to an EU/EEA citizen residing in the UK.
There were almost 300,000 .eu domains registered in the UK at the time of the Brexit referendum in 2016.
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