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Verisign Working On Getting Contract To Operate .Com Registry For 10 More Years

February 11th, 2016 Comments off

In the earnings call today, Verisign (VRSN) announced that it was in “in the final stages of drafting the new Root Zone Maintainer Agreement with ICANN “to perform this Root Zone Maintainer role as a commercial service for ICANN upon the successful transition of the IANA functions.” “To ensure that root operations continue to perform […]

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Verisign Expects Higher Non-Renewal Rates From Those 4th Q Domains Reg By Chinese Investors

February 11th, 2016 Comments off

Verisign reported its earnings for the 4th quarter of 2015 and financial results for 2015. In the earnings call today, Verisign made some interesting comments about that huge volume of .Com domain name registration we saw from Asia the 4th quarter of 2015: Bottom line Verisign expects those domain names registered in the 4th quarter, […]

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Verisign’s Top Trending Keywords In December For .Com & .Net Include Chinese Fang & Wang

January 12th, 2016 Comments off

The top 10 trending keywords registered in .com and .net during the month of December 2015 are below release by Verisign the registry for .Com and .Net are as follows. Interesting to note that Wang is the third biggest gTLD extension (.Wang) by registration volume  with over 620,000 registrations as of today’s totals.

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The Number of .Com Domains Top 124 Million For The First Time

January 5th, 2016 Comments off

According to Verisign the number of the .Com domain names has crossed the 124 million mark for the first time today.   As of Dec. 31, 2014, the base of registered names in .com equaled 115.6 million names. We are running a poll on the right hand side of our site on how many .com […]

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Quick Poll: How Many .Com’s Will Be Registered By 1/1/17?

January 1st, 2016 Comments off

So the final count for the number of registered domain names for January 1, 2016 is 123,963,640 according to Verisign. As of Dec. 31, 2014, the number of .Com registrations were 115.6 million names. So the number of .Com’s increased some 7 Million in 2015 or over 7%. The question is how many .Com will […]

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Verisign DNIB Q3 2015 Registrations have grown by 14.8 million, or 5.2 percent, year over year

December 17th, 2015 Comments off

Verisign (VRSN) released their 2015 Q3 Industry Brief Some takeaways: The total number of registered domain names rose to 299 million worldwide across all top-level domains 3.1 million domain names were added to the Internet in Q3 2015: This increase globally equates to a growth rate of 1.1% over Q2 2015 Worldwide registrations have grown […]

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Judge In 1st Verisign vs. XYZ Case Publishes 15 Page Opinion

November 20th, 2015 Comments off

The federal judge CLAUDE M. HILTON who granted a summary judgement in favor of .XYZ and Daniel Negari last month throwing Verisign’s case for false advertising out, today handed down a 15 page Memorandum Opinion supporting the summary judgement decision and of course its very interesting. Here are the highlights: THIS MATTER comes before the […]

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XYZ & Negari Beats Verisign In Federal Court, Again: CentralNic Too

November 20th, 2015 Comments off

.XYZ has just won another court battle against Verisign (VRSN). Back three weeks ago a Federal Court dismissed a case brought by Verisign against XYZ.com,  the registry for .XYZ and Daniel Negari personally alleging  false advertising by granting XYZ and Negari a short summary judgement opinion. Now in a second case in Verisign sued XYZ.COM, […]

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3.2 Million .Com Added In Last 3 Weeks More Than Increase In All Domains in 2Q

November 18th, 2015 Comments off

As of today Verisign is reporting that the .Com zone file has topped 123 million domain names; 123,203,096 On October 27, 2015, three weeks ago, the .com zone file topped 120 Million for the first time and had 120,034,068 domain names. So we are looking at an increase of almost 3.2 million new .com domain […]

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Verisign Trending Keywords For October Include TM of Nike

November 10th, 2015 Comments off

Verisign(VRSN)  just published it’s  trending keywords for domain names registered in .com and .net in October The term “Ok ” is the number one .Com trending term, which is pretty strange. Words on  the trending list for .com  include; walk, blab, sold It’s pretty early for Christmas, but it’s never to early for marijuana. On […]

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