.COM is the First of Many Foreign Domain Extensions to Comply with Chinese Requirements for Real Name Verification Simon Cousins and Matt Johnson, Allegravita, with contributions by Kassey Lee A crucial pillar of China’s MIIT (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology) domain name regulatory regime was completed this week, as Verisign’s .COM and .NET domain […]
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Verisign reported domain stats for the first quarter of 2016. The report not only breaks down .com and .net but cctld’s and new gtld’s. com and .net Breakdown The .com and .net TLDs experienced aggregate growth, reaching a combined total of approximately 142.5 million domain names in the domain name base in the first quarter […]
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Verisign released today it’s Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com & .Net Registrations in May. Interestingly “Net” to the left of the dot was number one in .Com and Net to the left of the dot was number one for .net domain names as well. “Trump” continues to be a trending term for both .com […]
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Verisign (VRSN) the registry for .Com domain names, today has opened the General Registration Period for the first internationalized version of the .com top-level domain (TLD) in Japanese script, .コム, for anyone to register on a first come, first served basis, subject to availability and the applicable registry policies. According to Verisign’s Blog: “Today, Verisign […]
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Verisign today announced the opening of the Landrush Program period for the first internationalized version of the .com top-level domain (TLD) in Japanese script, .コム , is open for anyone to register on a first come, first served basis until June 12, 2016. Verisign also announced the launch of the phased rollout of .닷컴 and […]
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According to Verisign, the number of .Com registration passed 127 million for the first time. It was on March 5th, 2016 that the number of .Com registrations passed 126 million, so .Com added a net of 1 Million domain names in just over 2 months. Out of the 127 million .com domain names, just over […]
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VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), announced that approximately 15 million domain names were added to the Internet in the fourth quarter of 2015, bringing the total number of registered domain names to approximately 314 million worldwide across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of Dec. 31, 2015, according to the latest Domain Name Industry Brief. The increase […]
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Verisign the registry for .Com and .Net just published it’s Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com & .Net domain name registrations in February. Trump ruled the .Com universe coming out as the number one trending keyword for the month while came in 7th for .Net trending keywords. For those registering any “trump” domain names be […]
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According to Verisign, the number of .Com domains in the Domain Name Base passed 126 million. Verisign, the registry for the .Com defines the Domain Name Base as: “The domain name base is the active zone plus the number of domain names that are registered but not configured for use in the respective Top-Level Domain […]
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According to FCW.com, the General Services Administration of the United States has awarded Verisign a $2.1 million bridge contract to continue as the registry provider for the top-level .gov Internet domain. The current contract was set to expire this month, however according to the FCW.com story, the bridge contract was awarded in November 2015, and […]
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