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Total domain counts are falling. Here’s why

Domain Name Wire: .Com is doing fine, but the same can’t be said for other top level domains. Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) has published its quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief (pdf) for the first quarter of 2021. The company calculates that total d...
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GoDaddy and Namecheap add most .com domains

Domain Name Wire: These are the fastest growing and largest domain name registrars for .com domains. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers February...
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Top 5 domain name stories in May

Domain Name Wire: Here’s a look back at the top stories on Domain Name Wire last month, ranked by views. 1. Frank Schilling new TLD auction grosses more than $40 million – Schilling’s UNR sold 23 top level domains to 10 different buy...
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More end user domain name sales

Domain Name Wire: A car insurance company, a bookseller in South Africa, and an art studio bought domain names. Sedo’s top public sale this week is PTSD.org. It’s still forwarding to the former owner’s website, so we’ll have to...
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Gorgonzola and cybersquatting: it depends

Domain Name Wire: Why the Italian cheese consortium is winning some cases and losing others. A World Intellectual Property Organization panelist has ordered the domain name gorgonzola.blue to be transferred to Consorzio per la Tutela del Formaggio Gor...
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DN Wholesale Exchange adds Dutch auctions

Domain Name Wire: Sellers have a new way to liquidate their domains. Domain Name Wholesale Exchange added Dutch auctions last month and recently tweaked the bidder UI to improve the service. Sellers can list domain names with any starting price betwee...
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