05 Mar '15, 12am

Forbes Chats About Google’s New gTLD’s & Mucks It All Up

Forbes just published a post about Google’s new gTLD initiative and well basically mucked it all up. The story covered Google’s acquisition of .App for $25 Million but a quick read through the 1st paragraph of the story and you can see the author hasn’t really kept up with developments of the new gTLD program or Google’s applications Here is the 1st paragraph of the story: “Buying “.app” for almost four-times the previous record for a gTLD not only raised eyebrows, but questions about the strategy behind Google’s expansive and expensive domain name land grab. Although the most costly, .app is merely one of over 100 gTLDs , Google had already spent nearly $20 million acquiring. Early speculation of Google’s motives were quite benign: the company was just making a logical expansion into the domain registry business , challenging the likes of GoDaddy and Network Solutions. Al...

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