• Architelos: shadiest new gTLD is only 10% shady

    … earlier this week. Looking at the numbers for .science, which has over 324,000 names in its zone and 15,671 dodgy domains in NameSentry, you get a shadiness factor of 4.8%. Again, that’s a light year away from the 99.35% number published by Blue Coat. Raad also shared data showing that hundreds of .work and .science domains are delisted from abuse…

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  • Famous Four following .sucks playbook with premium pricing for brands?

    … fee. Famous Four told its registrars that the tier “will provide an additional deterrent to cyber-squatters for well-known brands ensuring that domain names in this tier will not be eligible for price promotions”. The gTLDs .date, .faith and .review will be first to use the tiered pricing structure. It’s not entirely clear what brands…

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