More Users Kings of Their Web Domains

Domain administrator VeriSign announced this week that over five million new domain names had been registered during the third quarter of 2004 alone, with 66.3 million domain names currently registered worldwide. The quarterly and total numbers are the largest ever in Internet history, VeriSign said. The study found that a higher number of domains are "live." Also, domain name owners in the third quarter were renewing at a higher rate than in previous quarters.


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