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Fraudulent Suspension Emails Targeting HEXONET' s End User Registrants

Currently, several high profile domain registrars' registrants are being targeted with fraudulent emails.  In an attempt to have you click on links and
download files, the fraudulent emails claim your domain name has been suspended and that you have failed to respond to previous email and telephone
HEXONET is notifying all customers and resellers to be on the watch for these fraudulent suspension email notices.   The emails are originating from

Afilias 2-character Letter-Letter (LL) Domain Names to be Released for Select nTLDS

Afilias will be launching their 2-charcter domains on November 2, 2015 at 16:00 UTC. You can now place your pre-registrations for these in your HEXONET account. These domains will renew at their premium pricing. There are some fantastic 2-character options and many of these can be expected to be snapped up quickly especially with the strong demand worldwide for 2-character domains. Please visit: to view the complete list.

Yogis Take Notice of new .YOGA TLD

This week we are are featuring the .YOGA new TLD. As HEXONET's North American office is based in Vancouver, this TLD is very apropos. Afterall, we have one of largest yoga communities in the world and of course Lululemon Athletica, a global yoga-inspired athletic apparel company, has its headquarters here.

VeriSign Domain Name Industry Brief

VeriSign, the global registry operator for .com, .net and other extensions, has released its 3rd quarter Domain Name Industry Brief (DNIB). In this brief, VeriSign reviews the state of the domain industry using statistical and analytical methods.  As always, HEXONET looks forward to this report since it is packed with interesting data, insights, key performance metrics, and growth opportunities.

Here are some of the key highlights:

A Little Luck of the .IRISH

On June 25, 2015, the new top-level-domain name for people and organisations wanting a truly meaningful web address that clearly says ‘Irish’.  Anyone, any business or company or any organisation connected or interested in the global Irish community and wants to market and develop products & services while clearly identifying themselves with the word ‘Irish’ is what the .IRISH domain is about.

It's Getting Hot in Here! Get ready for the new .Sex TLD

ICM Registry, which operates the .XXX, .Porn and .Adult TLDs, has announced launch dates for its new .SEX TLD.  Similar to its original TLDs, .SEX will create a clearly marked place where adult entertainment and content can be both accessed and/or restricted. And since the keywords porn, adult, sex and xxx are searched over 300 million times per month, those in or associated with the industry should consider the brand new .SEX domain name for their portfolios.

Key Launch Phases:

.CLICK and .LINK Growing Popularity

According to the domain industry website on new gTLDs,, two of the top ten most popular domain names are .CLICK and .LINK.  Both TLDs are showing impressive new domain registration numbers with over 150K registrations each and growing.  HEXONET is also seeing growing interest on these new gTLDs and our current promotion on both domain names has been very popular with our resellers.