• 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?

    … New gTLD registry Famous Four Media has slapped general availability prices of $500 and up on domain names matching famous brands. The company plans to shortly introduce eight “premium” pricing tiers, ranging from $200 a year to $10,000 a year. The first to launch, on July 8, will be its “brand protection tier”, which will carry a $498 registry…

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