26 Oct '12, 3pm

For VeriSign, it's 2009 all over again

For VeriSign, it's 2009 all over again

Growth in .Com/.net base slows down thanks in part to search engine changes. Immediately after Verisign released its earnings yesterday that showed slowing growth, fellow blogger Michael Berkens sent me this tweet: Michael was referring to my earlier article that stated the numbers he used in his own post saying .com/.net growth had slowed to a crawl weren’t a fair comparison, and that historically .com growth rates have been on a steady but measured decline. While that’s true (the actual numbers released yesterday were higher than the zone file, which is measured differently), Michael definitely spotted a trend. .Com/.Net growth rates are retreating. (I’ll buy Mike a drink at the next free cocktail hour at a conference.) VeriSign missed the low end of its quarterly forecast by over 200,000 net adds, increasing the .com/.net base by merely 1.37 million domains. Although th...

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