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

    … The Chinese-script gTLD .网址 powered to the number two spot in the new gTLD rankings by zone file size this week, but it’s doing some things very strangely. .网址 is Chinese for “.site”, “.url” or “.webaddress”. The registry is Hu Yi Global, ostensibly a Hong Kong-based registrar but, judging by IANA’s records, actually part of its Beijing-based…

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