Knet

  • 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…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncitein How To's- 7 readers -
  • The new massive number two new gTLD has me paralyzed with confusion

    … back-end Knet. I’m going to come out and admit it: even after a few hours research I still don’t know a heck of a lot about these guys. The language barrier has got me, and the data is just weird. These are the things I can tell you: .网址 has 352,727 domains in its zone file today, up by about a quarter of a million names since the start…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 8 readers -
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