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Namecheap launches domain marketplace

Marketplace includes “buy now” domains and auctions. Namecheap announced the official launch of its new domain market today. Inventory includes 300,000 domain auctions and millions of buy now listings, according to the company. Presumably, some of these listings are syndicated marketplace partnerships. Namecheap recently pulled its expired domain inventory from GoDaddy Auctions. Now, domain investors […]

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.Com rankings: GoDaddy, Namecheap and Alibaba

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 July 2021. When GoDaddy reported its second-quarter earnings in early August, it warned that bookings might slow in the second half of the […]

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Expired domain shuffle: GoDaddy picks up 2 registrars, loses Namecheap

Two CentralNic registrars join GoDaddy Auctions but Namecheap leaves. Three registrars have changed where they are sending expired domain names. Based on recent searches at GoDaddy Auctions, GoDaddy has picked up Moniker’s and Key-Systems’ inventory. These two registrars previously sent their inventory to Newfold Digital’s platforms (NameJet/SnapNames). They are both part of CentralNic (AIM: CNIC), […]

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How Namecheap tackles abuse – DNW Podcast #361

How the second largest retail registrar handles abuse. Last month, I spoke with Tucows CEO Elliot Noss about DNS abuse in episode 359. Today, Namecheap COO Hillan Klein comes on the show to talk about his company’s approach to the challenge. Klein shocked me by saying that Namecheap employs over 120 people to tackle abuse. […]

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Which domain registrar is #1 for .com?

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 June 2021. The only major change this month was DNSPod popping into the top 10 for monthly registrations. In general, registrars seemed to […]

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Top domain name stories from September (no surprise!)

Epik was the top news story last month after the registrar was hacked. Guess what the top story on Domain Name Wire was last month? And the second? Third? Fourth… Yes, they were all about Epik. Here are the top stories on Domain Name Wire last month, ranked by pageviews. 1. The Epik Hack – […]

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Namecheap begins selling blockchain-based domain names

Namecheap is now offering 11 alt-root domains based on blockchain technology. Namecheap has become the largest domain name registrar to begin offering blockchain-based domain names. The company is offering a selection of 11 alt-root Handshake domain names: .p, .pgp, .sox, .elite, .ill, .saas, .creator, .oh, .oo, .oot, .orb. It says it plans to add more […]

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Who’s on top? .Com Leaderboard update

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 May 2021. CentralNic surged back into the top 10 for monthly registrations with a strong performance at its Internet BS registrar. Other than […]

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