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Parsons quits GoDaddy board

Bob Parsons has resigned from GoDaddy’s board of directors, 21 years after he founded the company. The registrar announced today that Parsons will leave this Friday to devote more attention to his philanthropic Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation an...
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Bob Parsons resigns from GoDaddy’s board

Parson’s long exit from GoDaddy oversight is complete. Bob Parsons has resigned from the board of GoDaddy (NYSE:GDDY), the company he founded in 1997 that made him a billionaire. In a press release, GoDaddy said that Parsons will spend more time on his other businesses and philanthropic ventures. Parsons hasn’t been involved day-to-day at GoDaddy […]

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Chinese registrars on the decline

Having been on a growth trajectory for some years, the number of ICANN-accredited registrars based in China appears to be on the decline. According to my records, so far this year 26 registrar contracts have been terminated, voluntarily or otherwise, 1...
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$3.2 million-a-year registrar up for grabs

Swedish ccTLD registry IIS is to sell off its registrar business, .SE Direkt, which is expected to be bring in some $3.2 million in revenue this year. The foundation said today that .SE Direkt has 121,836 .se domains under management and 66,819 custome...
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NameSilo doubles in size in just one year, crosses 2 million domains

Registrar that was acquired earlier this year is growing at a fast clip. Domain name registrar NameSilo has doubled its domains under management in about a year, according to data published by the registrar. It now has 2 million domains under management (DUM). The registrar hit one million domains on August 22, 2017. It has […]

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GoDaddy adds tool to refine domain searches with more information

Tool gets more search data from user to suggest available domain names. A big challenge for domain name registrars is understanding what a domain searcher is looking for based on just a keyword or two. GoDaddy has added a feature that collects more information to provide customized domain name choices and hopefully chip away at […]

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What new TLD registrar data can tell you about the health of a namespace

Which registrars are top for a domain can help explain TLD growth. It can be difficult to judge the success of a top level domain based on the number of registrations. Unfortunately, that’s all we usually have. But digging down just one level can give a hint about the quality of a namespace’s registrations. Take […]

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Com Laude acquires Scottish rival

Brand protection registrar Com Laude has picked up smaller competitor Demys for an undisclosed sum. Demys, based in Edinburgh, is an ICANN-accredited registrar that specializes in the UK automotive, retail/leisure, media and consumer goods sectors. It ...
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