New gTLD Quarterly Report – Q4 2018

Nearly half of the new gTLDs available can be protected with a blocking service.

In this report, learn about trends in decentralized domains as they gain popularity with developments in blockchain technology and data privacy laws. You’ll also read about the options and requirements for Top Level Domain (TLD) blocking services, which provide brand owners a cost-effective alternative to widespread defensive registrations of domain names that include their trademarks.

Other news includes an analysis showing that .Brand domains are trending as URL shorteners on social media platforms. See the results on more than 800 one- and two-character .Brand domains.

A few of the highlights:

  • As of November, .Brand registrations had increased by 19% over the second quarter of 2018.
  • ICANN63 was packed with important topics – learn about the issues and the impact.
  • Find out how to protect gTLDs from cybersquatting with blocking services.