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Cast your .vote for the most interesting New gTLD development in Q4 [Report]

The Q4 New gTLD Quarterly Report from our MarkMonitor™ team explores U.S. election usage, ESG domain activity and DNS abuse trends. Read more. 2020 has been extremely eventful, so it follows that the domain industry has continued to experience perpetual change, progress and uncertainty in the last three months of the year. In our Q4 […]

Introducing the MarkMonitor Domains for Good program

Clarivate is excited to announce our new MarkMonitor Domains for Good program, developed specifically for nonprofits and other mission-driven, for-good organizations.   Nonprofits, B Corporations and other mission-driven organizations face unique challenges on the internet. Problems range from cybersecurity threats targeting an organization’s digital assets to fraud aimed at donation intake and charitable and philanthropic […]

The adaptable TLD industry: 2020 at the halfway point

In 2020, the terms ‘COVID-19’ and ‘coronavirus’ have become important parts of our day-to-day vocabulary. Like in many other industries, the domain industry has seen effects from the COVID-19 pandemic. In our Q2 2020: New gTLD Quarterly Report, the domain experts behind MarkMonitor™ share recent findings and analysis of said trends. Please complete the form […]

Asia drives critical innovation for the region and the world

Innovation is more important than ever in today’s fast-changing world, and Asia’s place in the global innovation ecosystem has never been more critical. A new report  from Clarivate explores Asia’s IP landscape across domains, trademarks and patents. Intellectual property (IP) research and protection play an essential role in accelerating the pace of innovation. IP allows […]

Corporate domain name registrars: Superior protection against security threats

Corporate domain name registrars: Superior protection against security threats Popular retail domain registrars like GoDaddy, Network Solutions, and Register.com have each reported breaches of their domain name and hosting security systems. Domains names are perhaps the most important intellectual property asset that any online business owns. Companies simply cannot afford to have these assets vulnerable […]

With Q1 in the books, the only constant in the domain industry is change

As the first quarter of 2020 ended, the number of new generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) domain registrations reached approximately 33.2 million. We expect to see additional growth through 2020 as TLDs such as .GAY will complete their launches before the end of the year. Meetings and conferences in the domain industry in 2020 are […]

Another Round of Changes With Blocks

2017 new gTLD operator, Rightside Registry, will be changing their existing DPML blocking option. Rightside will automatically upgrade all existing Legacy” Rightside DPML blocks to “Enhanced” DPML.  Features of the enhanced option include: All non-reserved premium domains will now be protected No override fees Only the DPML holder will be able to override the block […]