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  • ICANN expects to lose 750 registrars in the next year

    … sought-after domains that these multifamily registrars are after is not able to withstand the thousands of accreditations that are there,” he said. “Each accreditation costs quite a bit of money.” Having a registrar accreditation costs $4,000 a year, not including ICANN’s transaction fees. “We think the market has probably gone beyond what…

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  • DropCatch spends millions to buy FIVE HUNDRED more registrars

    … Domain drop-catching service DropCatch.com has added five hundred new registrar accreditations to its stable over the last few days. The additions give the company a total accreditation count of at least 1,252, according to DI data. That means about 43% of all ICANN-accredited registrars are now controlled by just one company. DropCatch…

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  • Web.com acquires dozens of registrars from Rightside

    … Web.com has acquired dozens of registrars from rival/partner Rightside, seemingly to boost the success rate of its SnapNames domain drop-catching business. I’ve established that at least 44 registrars once managed by Rightside/eNom have moved to the Web.com stable in recent weeks, and that might not even be the half of it. All…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 13 readers -