Why You Can’t Register a Domain Name For Life

Since the dawn of the internet, businesses have been trying to stake a permanent claim to their highly coveted domain names. The organization that oversees domain names, ICANN, limits a domain name’s registration and renewal period to a maximum of 10 years. If you’re asking yourself why, keep reading.

If you follow the domain name industry, you have likely noticed a trend in the purchase of letter only domains from new and old TLDs alike. While China has been making press this past year for their seemingly random acquisitions, the trend really started back in 2014. So why, you may ask, has China gone crazy with their purchase…

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