New gTLDs pummel .net below 15 million domains

by Kevin Murphy
Verisign’s .net gTLD has had a disappointing start to 2015, as its zone file dipped below 15 million domains for the first time since achieving the milestone. As of last night, .net had 14,998,404 names in its zone, a daily dip of over 10,000 domains. That’s down by about 200,000 names from the roughly 15.2 million it had in March 2014, the earliest count for which I have records.Read the full article