• Architelos: shadiest new gTLD is only 10% shady

    … uses a metric the company calls NQI, for Namespace Quality Index, to rank TLDs by their abuse levels. NQI is basically a normalized count of abusive domains per million registered names. According to Architelos CEO Alexa Raad, the new gTLD with the highest NQI at the end of June was .work. Today’s NameSentry data shows that .work has a tad under…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 6 readers -
  • 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…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 11 readers -
Get the top posts daily into your mailbox!