It appears that Frank Schilling’s North Sound Names registered over 16,000 domain names under the new gTLD .Audio which is owned and operated by Frank Schilling’s Uniregistry yesterday according to Registered.Today
.Audio which launched earlier this month, had after its first day of general availability, just 701 registrations and had around 1,100 registrations before yesterday registrations by North Sound Names.
.Audio is now the 24th most registered new gTLD according to ntldstats,com with over 17,200 domain name registered.
It looks like North Sound Names registered all unregistered three numbered .Audio domains like 100.audio and many three letter .Audio domains like AAA.audio to ZZZ.audio, as well as many single word .Audio domains.
Its not clear if these domains were available to be registered or were on Uniregistry’s reserved list.
If you want to see all of the .Auto domain names registered by North Sound Names yesterday, you can go here today to view the list but by tomorrow morning the list will be gone.
North Sound Names now has registered close to 75,000 new gTLD domain names according to ntldstats.com, making it the largest registrant of new gTLD domain names, having registered over 3% of all new gTLD domains.