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.top gTLD again in the top list for abuse

Discussion in 'gTLD Discussion' started by MapleDots, Mar 7, 2018.

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  1. MapleDots

    MapleDots * * * * * VIP

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    The ICWP letter also says that the four gTLDs .win, .loan, .top, and .link were used by over three quarters of abusive domains over the SADAG study period.

    http://domainincite.com/22659-tech-giants-gunning-for-alpnames-over-new-gtld-abuse

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    I don't much care about .loan or .link but the .top gTLD has so much potential.

    Such a shame there is so much abuse going on at that organization.
     
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  2. Jurgen Wolf

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  3. Kate

    Kate Domainosaurus Rex VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    I would never use a China-based TLD, thus subject to Chinese laws. Too risky.
     
  4. mpls

    mpls Established Member

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    Exactly, they could delete / took back / obscure / resell your domain when they want, whitout a trustable reason and without any communication.

    Happened to me.
     
  5. MapleDots

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    Agreed on that for sure, but
    Or someone in China could want your domain and offer you a sweet buyout.

    To develop a site.... maybe not

    To invest in the right one for resale .... why not (y)
     
  6. FolioTeam

    FolioTeam Established Member

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    Too bad for .top. I actually like the extension
     
  7. Jurgen Wolf

    Jurgen Wolf Top Member VIP

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    I have experience with a few hundreds .TOP domains...
    No issues except 1 Adult domain where serverHold status was set... After my request to AlpNames and their communication with Registry - this domain was reactivated and works...

    p.s. 1 .TOP I sold for $850 (Russian keyword).
     
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  8. MapleDots

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    Wow, a few hundred..... hats off to you

    There are sooo many great ways to use .top, so unfortunate it is not more useable at the moment.

    Maybe @DOMAIN ILLUMINATI (king of top) was on to something
     
  9. Jurgen Wolf

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    Live example (just found recently), Moscow company: okna.top ("windows" in Russian)...
     

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