One investor responsible for most initial domain name registrations in .webcam and .trade.
A single domain name investor was responsible for the bulk of domain name registrations of Famous Four Media’s domain names launched yesterday.
.Webcam added 3,655 domain names to reach 3,678. Approximately 3,100 of them were registered at registrar Encirca by a single domain name investor.
.Trade got 3,197 registrations to reach 3,235. I count nearly 2,400 of them registered by this same investor.
The investor is using a whois proxy.
Famous Four’s other launch, .Bid, apparently did not attract the same investor. It added 428 registrations to hit 506.
These are based on overnight zone files, which do not include the entire first day of registrations. The zone files do not include registry reserved premium domain names.
As you might imagine, many of the .webcam registrations are adult in nature. Yesterday, Famous Four announced that it sold a package of 15 adult .webcam domain names for $175,000.