28 Aug '14, 2pm

This week’s new TLDs add between 50 and 10,000 domains on first day

One domain is off to a quick start, the others not so much. Seven new top level domain names launched this week. By far, .Hamburg for the city of Hamburg was the most registered domain name. (Ironically, this is the one new TLD launch this week that I missed in my weekly preview .) There are approximately 13,800 .hamburg domain names in the zone file, up about 10,000 on the first day. On Tuesday, .black added about 100 names to end the day with about 150. I never understand the .color domain names. Apparently I’m not the only one that can come up with a reason to register them. .HIV, a charitable domain, also launched on Tuesday. It added about 50 domains to end with 115, despite quite a bit of press. Donuts launched four domain names at regular pricing yesterday. Here’s approximately how many domains they had after the first day: .Discount 1,800 .Fitness 1,275 .Furniture ...

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