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People, Companies & Events in the News: T.R.A.F.F.I.C., Phil Corwin, Verisign & David Castello

Lots of bases to cover in the Lowdown at DNJournal today including our favorite unsung event at T.R.A.F.F.I.C., an update on what ICA Legal Counsel Phil Corwin is up to, highlights from the latest Verisign Domain Name Industry Brief and how David Castello and budding rock star Bree are shaking things up in Nashville.

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Total Number of Domains Registered Soars 10% in Past Year + Mountain Rises at NameMedia

Domain registrations continue to rocket. The latest Verisign Domain Name Industry Brief reports the number of domains registered worldwide across all TLDs increased by more than 20 million in the past year. Elsewhere, popular domain industry executive Bob Mountain has been given a well deserved promotion at NameMedia.

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Verisign says 225 million domains registered, discusses domain hijacking

Domain name base keeps growing. VeriSign has released its latest quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief . Here are the latest stats, according to VeriSign and Zooknic: – Last year ended with over 225 million domains registered across all top level domains – Registrations have grown by more than 20.4 million, or 10 percent, since the fourth quarter of 2010 – Country code domains are growing at an even faster clip, with 13.2 percent increase year over year – The largest TLDs remain (in order): .com, .de (Germany), .net, .uk (United Kingdom), .org, .info, .tk (Tokelau), .nl (Netherlands), .ru (Russian Federation) and .eu (European Union)

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VeriSign: 5.2 Million More Domain Names

Base of registered domain names continues to grow. VeriSign released its quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief today, reporting that the total base of domain names increased by 5.2 million last quarter to 215 million. Registrations have grown by more than 16.9 million since the second quarter of 2010

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Global Domain Registrations Break the 200 Million Barrier + New Podcast Features Frank Schilling

Today in the Lowdown at DNJournal.com: Versign’s latest quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief reports that the total number of domain names registered worldwide crashed through the 200 million barrier in 3Q-2010. Plus, Frank Schilling is featured in a new podcast at OzDomainer.com and Francois Carrillo rolls out more new websites.

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Internet Surpasses 193 Million Domain Name Registrations in First Quarter of 2010

The Internet grew by 1 million domain names in the first quarter of 2010, according to the latest Domain Name Industry Brief published by VeriSign,the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world.

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New Verisign Report Says the Total Number of Registered Domains Rose 9% Since Last Year

Verisign’s latest quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief reports the total number of registered domains worldwide jumped 9% from the same quarter last year. ccTLDs rose even faster, soaring 14%, however growth has slowed across the board this year, with just a 1% quarterly increase from 1Q to 2Q.

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Verisign Reports Worldwide Domain Registrations Rose 16% in 2008 with Country Codes Growing at an Even Faster Clip

Verisign’s latest quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief, covering the 4th quarter of 2008, is now out and it showed another big jump in worldwide domain registrations from the previous year. Total registrations in all extensions rose 16% to 177 million, with country codes rising even faster – up 22% to 71.1 million

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Verisign’s Latest Domain Name Industry Brief Shows Registrations Continue to Boom

Verisign has released their latest quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief covering the second quarter of 2008. The new report shows demand for domain names continuing to surge at double digit rates. We have the key numbers from the latest brief.

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