It was less than 3 months ago when the integrity of some obscure country code extensions was compromised. That situation showed why using a domain in an obscure extension can be quite risky. The latest major issue however just happened to a far more recently popular extension.
The .io extension recently suffered an full-scale outage long enough to be notable in the VC community. Many startups including some high profile VC-backed ones have turned to .io for a cute short extension.more >>