.gdn (Global Domain Name) logo
|Introduced||August 27, 2015|
March 7, 2016
|TLD type||Generic top-level domain (gTLD)|
|Intended use||EveryOne, EveryWhere, Everything (truly generic)|
|Documents||ICANN Registry Agreement|
.gdn (Global Domain Name) is a generic top-level domain (TLD) name. It is a generic TLD as it has no intended audience and can be used by anyone. The Registry Agreement was made official on July 31, 2014. It became available to the general public on 7 March 2016.
.gdn is in the top 13 registry among new gTLDs as per https://ntldstats.com/. The top three countries where .gdn is registered are the United States, China, and the Russian Federation.
.gdn made 300,000+ registrations in less than a year after general public launch. The domain is registered in 119 countries.
.gdn domains are amongst the top-10 sources of spam on the Internet. Out of 11,946 email domains seen, 10,315 domains are spammers. In other words 86% of .gdn domains are "spammy", according to Spamhaus.