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Afilias bought .io for $70 million

Did you know Afilias owns .io? I didn’t, but it paid $70 million for the popular alternative TLD 18 months ago. A recently published financial statement in Ireland shows that the company spent $70.17 million cash — a 10x revenue multiple &#...
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Domain reads: .Com for uptime, .Bank transitions

Domain industry pros should read these two articles. I read a couple of interesting domain name related stories over the past few days that should be interesting to DNW readers. They give perspectives on domain names from people outside the domain name industry. The first is a story from social media stream company Stream titled […]

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Taking over four of the seven authoritative nameservers for the .io TLD

Matthew Bryant @IAmMandatory of TheHackerBlog.com wrote a very detailed post on how he was able to register domains in .io that would essentially allow him to take over authoritative nameservers for the .io cctld. It’s a very interesting post and shows many registries need to beef up their security protocols. From the article: Impact Given […]

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