[GTLD-WG] [ALAC] ICANN News Alert -- ICANN Publishes Updated gTLD Marketplace Health Index
eduardodiazrivera at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 19:45:11 UTC 2018
I found the report encompassing. The only thing that I would add is how
much $$ the total business is making.
Having said that, now I can see why ICANN is reducing its budget. GTld
growth is flat. I wonder if that has to do with sites like Facebook and
such were people create pages very easily for all kind of purposes without
acquiring a domain name.
On Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 3:24 AM Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond <ocl at gih.com>
> Hello all,
> as you know, I am on the Advisory Panel
> that has worked on putting together this set of statistics. I would be
> really interested in your feedback ahead of this Sunday. (24 June 2018)
> That's the day when I am set to meet the main contractor performing the
> metric collection and analysis. It is a great opportunity if we think that
> anything should be done differently - but please bear in mind that we have
> been working on this for over a year and some of the "missing" metrics
> might be due to objections from some parties, mostly based on the
> impossibility to find a consensus definition of a specific metric.
> Anyway, I am all ears to relay your concerns.
> Kindest regards,
> On 21/06/2018 01:11, ICANN News Alert wrote:
> [image: ICANN] <http://www.icann.org/> News Alert
> ICANN Publishes Updated gTLD Marketplace Health Index
> 20 June 2018
> LOS ANGELES – 20 June 2018 – The Internet Corporation for Names and
> Numbers (ICANN) today announced that ICANN published an update to the gTLD
> Marketplace Health Index (Beta), which presents statistics and trends
> related to generic top-level domains (gTLDs).
> View the Health Index
> [PDF, 2.86 MB]
> The gTLD Marketplace Health Index (Beta) was first published in July 2016.
> ICANN plans to publish these statistics twice a year to track progress
> against its goal of supporting the evolution of the domain name marketplace
> to be robust, stable and trusted. A community Advisory Panel
> is working with ICANN to refine the Index in preparation for publishing
> version 1.0.
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