Jean Guillon argues that the similarity between .web and .wed might help the latter as companies register them defensively.
We’re talking about two Registries: one which is live and the other which should be live sometime soon.
The .WED and .WEB new gTLDs are two very similar TLDs with two complete very different stories:
The .WED domain is short for “wedding”. It launched years ago and only has – at the moment when this article is being written – 43 domain names created. It has a direct competitor which is the .WEDDING new gTLD with 9,219 domain names registered.
The .WEB new gTLD is thought by many to become the most successful new gTLD from the entire ICANN new program: short, meaningful (?), and a close competitor of the already popular .COM. Click here to continue reading…