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Rightside slashes new gTLD prices to $0.99

Kevin Murphy, April 13, 2015, 11:21:52 (UTC), Domain Registries

Rightside registrar eNom is to offer domains in several Rightside gTLDs for $0.99 over the coming days.

Today, .rocks domains can be obtained for the special price. They’re usually $12.99 a year.

The price does not apply to renewals. Customers have to use the promo code “pocketchange”.

Rightside stablemates .forsale, .reviews, .ninja and .social will get the $0.99 treatment for one day each over the coming week.

As we’ve learned over the last several months, super-cheap domains boost TLDs’ numbers as some of the internet’s less than ethical characters bulk-register thousands of throwaway domains at once.

So far, gTLDs such as .xyz, .country and .kim have been affected by these spikes, which I currently believe are related to typosquatting campaigns in legacy gTLDs.

I would not be at all surprised if Rightside becomes the latest registry to see its volume swell for similar reasons.

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Comments (4)

  1. Abc says:

    No thanks, I do not collect rubbish.

  2. Ruben says:

    I feel manipulated! 🙂

  3. Andrew says:

    Rightside has done similar promos before. I assume this is at name.com since there’s a promo code?

  4. Andrew says:

    Sorry, just saw this is a Enom.

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