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Country code registrations up 2.4% year over year

Verisign released their Domain Name Industry Brief Q4 2017 Top 5 extensions: .com .cn .tk .de .net When it comes to new gtld’s As of Dec. 31, 2017, total new gTLD (ngTLD) domain name registrations were approximately 20.6 million or 6.2 percent of total domain name registrations across all TLDs. This is a decrease of […]
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Cryptocurrency domains are no longer trending

From total domination to “where did those go?”. Verisign released its latest report of the top trending keywords in new .com domain name registrations, and something is noticeably absent for January: cryptocurrency terms. For months, domain names including terms such as coin and crypto have been on the trending list. But this month none of […]

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Department of Justice closes investigation on Verisign running .web

Verisign believes ICANN will now sign the .web contract with Nu Dot Co, and then transfer the domain to Verisign. Verisign has announced that the antitrust investigation into the company’s plans to run the .web domain name has been closed, apparently without taking action. In an SEC filing, the company stated: As the Company previously […]

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.web closer to reality as antitrust probe ends

Verisign has been given the all-clear by the US government to go ahead and run the new gTLD .web, despite competition concerns. The Department of Justice told the company yesterday that the antitrust investigation it launched almost exactly a year ago ...
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XYZ junk drop sinks the industry in Q3

The total number of domains registered in the world suffered a rare period of decline in the third quarter, according to Verisign’s latest numbers. The Q3 Domain Name Industry Brief shows September ended with 330.7 million registered names across...
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