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Companies help people stop wasting money on COVID-19 domain names

Companies are making it harder to register and sell crisis-related domains. You should thank them. Domain name registrar Namecheap has stopped allowing domain names including the words coronavirus, covid, and vaccine from being registered through its service. Domain name marketplace DAN.com is removing all coronavirus domain names from its service. These two developments might irk […]

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.Com rankings: Google tops 3 million .com domains

Google hits a milestone. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers November 2019. Google’s domain name registrar hit the 3 million .com domain milestone. It continues to add over 100,000 domains a month with few outbound transfers, so this number will continue to […]

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Latest .com rankings

Here’s how registrars performed in the latest monthly report. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers October 2019. There was a bit of shakeup in the top 10 list as has become common. Web.com was helped by nearly 78,000 registrations at Crazy Domains. […]

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Top Domain Name Stories

A look back at 2019, including December’s top stories. The domain name industry finished 2019 with a bang, and it’s off to the races in this new decade. What will be in store? Listen to the 2020 Predictions Podcast for forecasts from 15 different people. Over the holiday break, I published analyses of some of the […]

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Shakeup on the .com leader boards, Namecheap tops 5 million

Lots of shifting and Namecheap hits a milestone. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers September 2019. There was a lot of shakeup this month. On the new registrations chart, Xin Net fell out of the top ten after its monthly volume reduced […]

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.Com Winners & Losers: NameSilo enters top 10 overall

NameSilo bumps GMO off the list. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers August 2019. NameSilo has broken into the top 10 for .com domains under management, pushing GMO off the list. On the monthly charts, there was a bit of place-swapping but […]

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Namecheap adds cool new feature to domain search

Customers will understand more about the domain’s history. The message domain searchers get when a domain they want is taken is usually just “not available”. The customer then needs to move on. Namecheap just launched a nifty feature that adds context to the result. When a domain is taken, Namecheap shows when the domain was […]

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