[GTLD-WG] [EURO-Discuss] [ALAC] ICANN News Alert -- ICANN Publishes Updated gTLD Marketplace Health Index

Eduardo Diaz eduardodiazrivera at gmail.com
Fri Jun 22 15:27:50 UTC 2018


Noted.

Thanks.

-ed

On Fri, Jun 22, 2018 at 11:24 AM, Michele Neylon - Blacknight <
michele at blacknight.com> wrote:

> Eduardo
>
>
>
> How would you do that?
>
>
>
> There’s no way I’d give anyone the information about how much we make (or
> lose) to anyone – it’s commercially sensitive.
>
> Also the pricing models that many of us use are quite complex
>
> For example the price of a .com domain name ranges from €0 to €15
> depending on how you purchase it.
>
> And the same is true with many of the other services we and our
> competitors offer.
>
>
>
> I don’t think it’s ever going to be possible to get that level of detail I
> also don’t think ti’s the correct question to ask
>
> The questions I’d be asking are things like:
>
>    - How much is the average industrial wage in $country / $region
>    - What percentage of the population has high speed internet
>    connectivity
>    - How much (on average) does it cost to get a domain name + basic
>    hosting
>
> Etc etc
>
>
>
> Regards
>
>
> Michele
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> --
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> Mr Michele Neylon
>
> Blacknight Solutions
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> Hosting, Colocation & Domains
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> https://www.blacknight.com/
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> *From: *Eduardo Diaz <eduardodiazrivera at gmail.com>
> *Date: *Friday 22 June 2018 at 10:20
> *To: *Michele Neylon <michele at blacknight.com>
> *Cc: *Olivier Crepin-Leblond <ocl at gih.com>, ICANN GTLD WG list <
> gtld-wg at atlarge-lists.icann.org>, Euralo <euro-discuss at atlarge-lists.
> icann.org>, ICANN list <alac at atlarge-lists.icann.org>
>
> *Subject: *Re: [EURO-Discuss] [ALAC] ICANN News Alert -- ICANN Publishes
> Updated gTLD Marketplace Health Index
>
>
>
> Michelle:
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>
>
> Thank you for your insight.
>
>
>
> I was thinking of the aggregate and not individuals. The challenge is to
> get a trusted third party to compile the information while convincing all
> (or most) player to do so.
>
>
>
> -ed
>
>
>
> On Fri, Jun 22, 2018 at 10:56 AM, Michele Neylon - Blacknight <
> michele at blacknight.com> wrote:
>
> Eduardo
>
>
>
> The financials aren’t going to be disclosed
>
> While some of the larger players (Verisign, GoDaddy, Tucows) are publicly
> traded a lot of us are private companies, so we aren’t going to start
> sharing details about what we are making (or losing).
>
>
>
> Regards
>
>
>
> Michele
>
>
>
>
>
> --
>
> Mr Michele Neylon
>
> Blacknight Solutions
>
> Hosting, Colocation & Domains
>
> https://www.blacknight.com/
>
> http://blacknight.blog/
>
> Intl. +353 (0) 59  9183072
>
> Direct Dial: +353 (0)59 9183090
>
> Personal blog: https://michele.blog/
>
> Some thoughts: https://ceo.hosting/
>
> -------------------------------
>
> Blacknight Internet Solutions Ltd, Unit 12A,Barrowside Business Park,Sleaty
>
> Road,Graiguecullen,Carlow,R93 X265,Ireland  Company No.: 370845
>
>
>
>
>
> *From: *EURO-Discuss <euro-discuss-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org> on
> behalf of Eduardo Diaz <eduardodiazrivera at gmail.com>
> *Date: *Friday 22 June 2018 at 05:44
> *To: *Olivier Crepin-Leblond <ocl at gih.com>
> *Cc: *ICANN GTLD WG list <gtld-wg at atlarge-lists.icann.org>, Euralo <
> euro-discuss at atlarge-lists.icann.org>, ICANN list <
> alac at atlarge-lists.icann.org>
> *Subject: *Re: [EURO-Discuss] [ALAC] ICANN News Alert -- ICANN Publishes
> Updated gTLD Marketplace Health Index
>
>
>
> Olivier;
>
>
>
> 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.
>
>
>
> -ed
>
>
>
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 3:24 AM Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond <ocl at gih.com>
> wrote:
>
> Hello all,
>
> as you know, I am on the Advisory Panel
> <https://community.icann.org/display/projgtldmarkthealth/gTLD+Marketplace+Health+Index>
> 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,
>
> Olivier
>
> On 21/06/2018 01:11, ICANN News Alert wrote:
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> News Alert
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> https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-06-20-en
> ------------------------------
> 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
> <https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/files/gtld-marketplace-health-index-beta-20jun18-en.pdf>
> [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
> <https://community.icann.org/display/projgtldmarkthealth/gTLD+Marketplace+Health+Index>
> is working with ICANN to refine the Index in preparation for publishing
> version 1.0.
> About ICANN
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> Internet. To reach another person on the Internet, you need to type an
> address – a name or a number – into your computer or other device. That
> address must be unique so computers know where to find each other. ICANN
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> ICANN was formed in 1998 as a not-for-profit public-benefit corporation
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