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Major registries posting “fabricated” Whois data

One or more of the major gTLD registries are publishing Whois query data that may be “fabricated”, according to some of ICANN’s top security minds. The Security and Stability Advisory Committee recently wrote to ICANN’s top brass to complain about inconsistent and possibly outright bogus reporting of Whois port 43 query volumes. SSAC said (pdf): […]

.com zone tops 140 million

The .com zone file passed the 140 million domain milestone for the first time today. According to Verisign’s own count, today there are 140,016,726 .com names in the file. Yesterday, it had 139,979,307 names. It’s taken since November 2017 to add the last 10 million names. Adding registered names not in the zone, what Verisign […]

Trending keywords in April center on drug addiction and treatment

Verisign released their top trending keywords for April and .com was all about drug rehab and treatment.

Rehab.tv actually sold for $9,000 after being sold for $10,000 previously.

 

COM

.NET

rehab

freedom

drug

repro

centers

earth

alcohol

tell

treatment

names

addiction

buyer

rated

duct

materials

mega

blues

seller

when

goods

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Ten Things Domain Investors Should Know (Apr 4, 2019)

One of the greatest contests in NamePros history, price caps may be eliminated for .org, .info and possibly .biz, Efty has released big improvements, the Alpnames bulk transfer situation is clarified, it is now possible to exclude a term in a NameBio search, and much more in this issue. The bonus item has important information […]
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