(PRESS RELEASE) DIEGEM, Belgium, 20-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — .eu domain name registry EURid released its data on COVID-19 related .eu domain names registered between January and April 2020. According to the released stats Germany comes atop with the highest number of COVID-19 related .eu domain names registered since January 2020.
EURid has been monitoring COVID-19 related domain names since January 2020.
The checks include COVID-19 related domain name registrations and websites into which they may resolve and that sell COVID-19 related products.
So far, URid has observed that most of the websites of registered domains are parked.
At registrant level, the distribution of COVID-19 related domain names follows “the higher the population, the higher the registration numbers” standard.
EURid continues to regularly analyse COVID-19 related domains, and report suspicious domain names to cybersecurity and law enforcement authorities as well as consumer protection agencies.
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