Top 5 domain name articles of 2017 (Frank Schilling, bitcoin and .xyz, Rick Schwartz, Uniregistry, .XYZ)

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These are the top 5 domain name articles from 2017. It was a year full of controversial news and opinions and few people got distracted from domains but that is another story.

It was a busy year for with 413 posts published, 280,000+ views from 123,000+ visitors and 3,300+ comments.

All posts below have from 1,000 views up to 5,000+ each!

Part 3 of the top domain name articles of 2017 has articles that ranked from 1st to 5th place:

You find here part 1 (some posts that didn’t make the top 10!) and part 2 (top posts 6-10) of the top articles of 2017.

This is where the readers came from this past year:

  1. United States
  2. Canada
  3. United Kingdom
  4. India
  5. Germany
  6. Australia
  7. Spain
  8. France
  9. Netherlands
  10. Turkey

About Konstantinos Zournas

Studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London, UK and now living in Athens, Greece. Love domains and building websites. Went online in 1995, learned about HTML in 1996 and about domains in 2002. Started publishing the blog in 2012.


  1. When the New gTLD first-year registration is on promo price ( around $1), it becomes a target for spam and fishing websites who need a cheap option for a “short-term fraud business”. In the end, while registrar can get a small income boost, this reflects negatively on the reputation of ngTLD. This way they hurt their property more than they promote it.

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