VeriSign Releases Domain Name Data

Anonymous Patron writes Slashdot Pointed The Way to a release from VeriSign that says the highest quarterly growth in Internet history for new domains was this year. 5.1 million new domain names were registered. According to VeriSign, total domain name registrations worldwide reached its highest ever level of 66.3 million domain names. The company also reported strong growth in renewal rates, and the percentage of domain names associated with Web sites.

Not much else interesting there, but it’s good to know how many domains are out there.”