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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 […]

Innovation, launches and email: new gTLDs deliver in Q3 2020

Clarivate releases its MarkMonitor Q3 2020: New gTLD Quarterly Report with latest news and insights in the .brand Top Level Domain space As the third quarter of 2020 winds down, the domain industry continues to show development and progression amid uncertain global economic conditions. From improvements in products and additional TLD launches to growth in […]

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 […]

2019: a year of innovation for New gTLDs

It has been a year of change for the domain industry, with products and services within the New generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) space continuing to expand in both breadth and complexity. We have seen developments in the launches of TLDs (such as .SPORT in January and .NEW in October), new blocking products including AdultBlock […]

New gTLD winds of change continue to shift

Gaining access to information on the ever-changing new gTLD ecosystem remains paramount to domain registration strategies and to maintaining a successful domain portfolio. To date, more than 1,200 new generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs), have been delegated, including: Geographic terms (.NYC, .LONDON, .OSAKA) Generics (.FILM, .FASHION, .SPORT) Brands (called ‘dotbrands’ and applied for in a […]

Are defensive gTLD registrations worth it?

New generic top-level domains (gTLDs) have been on the radar of C-level teams for a number of years now, and they are still just as hotly debated as they were when they were first introduced. With 1,200 gTLDs already delegated and more to come, they will continue to be a primary focus for brands looking […]