[At-Large] Interesting article on new domain demand
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Fri Jul 13 22:05:39 UTC 2012
Well Evan, like you have argued before this is clearly an up-market
activity where only the big boys are playing. Who knows, maybe they have
worked out innovative ways to develop new revenue streams. It will be
interesting to watch. Again my one comment is that it is unfortunate that
businesses outside of North America/Europe have no chance of participating
in this because of the cost.
As we say in the Caribbean, "An' so it does go sometimes"
On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 1:10 PM, Evan Leibovitch <evan at telly.org> wrote:
> With The Domain Space Only Growing By 17 Million A Year, Where Will All The
> Registrations For New gTLD’s Come
> Finally, someone does the math and discovers(!) that the gTLD rush is
> simply too many TLDs chasing too few registrants.
> And that's not counting the likely effect of Google, which I'd bet will be
> eventually giving second-level domains away for free.
> The author, not wanting to totally turn off his audience, suggests that
> "new gTLD’s investments must be viewed as a long term investment"
> And then, likely, not even that.
> - Evan
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