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Trafficz: Yahoo Imposes “Revenue Cap” on Certain TLDs


I received an interesting email from Trafficz  this evening that I want to pass along to you regarding a recently imposed "revenue cap" on certain domain extensions, including .CO, .US, and .TV. If you park at a company that uses a Yahoo feed, it may impact your ability to monetize certain domain names.

According to the email sent to Trafficz clients:

"We would like to inform you that Yahoo!, our primary upstream provider, has recently imposed a revenue cap on certain TLDs. The affected TLDs include:


The new, conservative revenue cap was rolled out early this morning and will be imposed on a per domain, per day basis. Specifically, if a particular domain in one of the above-referenced TLDs exceeds the revenue cap on any given day, Yahoo! listings will cease to be displayed on that domain for the following three days, at which point they will resume displaying as normal.This change was made across the board and will affect all Yahoo! partners."

As a result of this new change, it seems that if → Read More