Hu Yi

  • Here’s how the new number two new gTLD got so big so quick

    … figured it out. .网址 is the Chinese for “.url”. Its rapid growth — hitting 352,000 names today — can be attributed primarily to two factors. First, these weren’t regular sales. The registry, Knet, which acquired original applicant Hu Yi last year, operates a keyword-based navigation system in China that predates Chinese-script gTLDs. The company…

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  • The new massive number two new gTLD has me paralyzed with confusion

    … of the week. The names all seem to be using knet.cn name servers I don’t think any of them resolve on the web. I tried loads and couldn’t find so much as a parking page. Google is only aware of about eight resolving .网址 pages. They all seem to have been registered via the same Chinese registrar, which goes by the name of ZDNS (also providing DNS…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 7 readers -
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