One in seven new gTLD domain names are actually just numbers

by Kevin Murphy
Roughly one out of every seven new gTLD domain names active today is numbers-only before the dot, according to DI research. It might be surprising to some that the DNS, designed to turn immemorable numbers into memorable names, is actually being used to register millions of numeric domains. Using the almost 1,000 new gTLD zone files we had access to on July 19*, DI counted ...Read the full article