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ICANN Acronyms and Terms

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  • Generic Top-Level Domain Marketplace Health IndexgTLD Marketplace Health Index

    A set of statistics and trends that ICANN publishes semiannually to track progress against its goals for the domain name marketplace. Based on criteria developed with community input, the index assesses whether the gTLD marketplace is upholding its goal of being robust, stable, and trusted.