30 Sep '16, 4pm

Dot Club will no longer recapture deleting names as the registry

Dot Club wrote on their blog today that they will no longer scoop up deleting .club names that they deem as valuable. The only exception being registry reserved names. Hopefully down the line they would even allow those domains to drop. The chance of getting something truly premium builds a modicum of excitement around an extension. That’s the one thing I think is happening with a lot of new gtlds, investors have grown weary and some disgusted. Registries that allow names to drop will have a leg up IMO. I know this was true with .tv when it was just Verisign running the show at WWW.tv. Picking up LCD.tv on a drop for $30 in 2004 was what grew my enthusiasm for the extension even though I knew most names were premium. The hunt for the outlier gets fans of your extension to pay more attention. From the Dot Club Blog: As you may know, in the past, as a registry we have often ...

Full article: http://www.thedomains.com/2016/09/30/dot-club-will-no-lon...

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