31 Jul '16, 12pm

via @TheDomains

I didn’t write much leading up to the Verisign (VRSN) acquisition of .Web for $135 Million this week, but I have plenty of thoughts about it. First and foremost it’s a no brainier for Verisign. Forget the $1.9 Billion they have sitting in the bank and focus in on the over $9 Billion dollar valuation the company has which went up over 3% on Friday which more than made up for spend. .Web in my opinion since the announcement of the new gTLD program has been the only possible new gTLD that could possibly threaten the original Top Level Domain’s market share; .com, .net and.org. That is not to say that other extensions don’t have value or a market but not the broad appeal as a .web. So if you were Verisign and could only get one new gTLD, .web would have been the one to get. I would argue Verisign getting .web (which they did not apply for) was simply a brilliant move and I wou...

Full article: http://www.thedomains.com/2016/07/31/thoughts-verisigns-1...

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