31 Jul '13, 3pm

Where Will Registrants For New gTLD's Come From?

“Think about that statement for a minute. NET is abbreviation for Internet, and Network. If .net will not make it, and will shed a lot of registrants, why would the new gTLDs make it?” Thought I would chime in here and correct the above statement for Domenclature. .net does NOT stand for internet. It only stands for Network which was intended for online networks or networks of people or companies, etc. Wanted to make sure that was clear. Many corporations have their DNS registered in .net for that reason and it was not originally intended to be used in the same manner as .com (Commerce) or .org (Organization). That is also a good justification for what Michael is describing above and the bleeding that may occur, etc. Also to Michael’s point about world wide growth which I commented on Andrews post as well…..for those that think that the new TLDs are here to take business f...

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