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BWW Review: TOMFOOLERY at Domain Theatre, Marion Cultural Centre

In spite of the name, the Australian Liberals are, in fact, Conservatives, and they were at their most conservative back then. A Liberal government recently came to power again in South Australia but, …

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ICANN Working Group: Registrants Must Retain the Right to Defend Their Domains in Court

In this post, the Internet Commerce Association provides an update on a plan to give IGOs special privileges related to domain names. Should domain name registrants’ fundamental right, the right to go …

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The Best SAS acquires .Best TLD in Strategic Deal

PeopleBrowsr, a San Francisco based technology company, announced today the sale of its BestTLD Pty Ltd subsidiary to The Best SAS, a Paris based company led by President, Cyril Fremont. BestTLD Pty Ltd owns the .Best top level domain. It has distribution agreements with GoDaddy and over 50 other Domain Registrars. The sale has been […]

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French Acquire the .Best New gTLD – Interview with the New Owner

This is an interview with Cyril Fremont, the first French entrepreneur to have acquired a new generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD). We long waited for innovation in the new gTLD industry and reading between the lines of this interview, one will understand that the reason behind this acquisition is “not” to sell domain names — the […]

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NameSummit NYC moves to November, offers early bird pricing starting today

I was disappointed that I couldn’t make it to NameSummit last year, and after talking to people who attended, it was clear that I had missed out on a pretty special event. This year I was also going to miss it again since it took place in the middle of an existing work trip. So […]

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The first thing you learn when domain investing

Today: The new niche in London might be “Jet Suits” / Official “PRODUCT” Domains Thread / Discounting.com sold for $8,900 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Domaining via a company or as an individual (EU) – If you lived and worked in the EU, would […]

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131 Domain Discoveries for July 19th

Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to help the cream rise to the top. Today’s […]

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Dot .com #domain sightings : Dakota Truck Sales

Keeping track of domain names on vehicles is one of our hobbies – these domain sightings fall into two main categories: .com and everything else. Naturally, safety comes first, and when we catch one such domain – or, in rare occasions two – we are stationary while taking a photo, to commemorate the domain sighting. […]

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Daily Domain Picks 7-19-18

Daily Domain Picks 7-19-18 You don’t often see a .asia top the list, Biotech.asia sold for $11,651 on Wednesday at Sedo, to lead the way. Top sales/closes from yesterday: biotech.asia 11,651 USD 2018-07-18 Sedo discounting.com 8,900 USD 2018-07-18 Sedo bingoboom.com 8,739 USD 2018-07-18 Sedo labnet.com 5,399 USD 2018-07-18 GoDaddy qela.com 4,250 USD 2018-07-18 GoDaddy astrologycharts.com […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF JULY 18, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on July 18, 2018. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had a reserve.  I’m only showing where […]

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ICANN request to preserve WHOIS data referred to German appeal court

The madness continues… The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) was informed yesterday that the Regional Court in Bonn, Germany, has decided to refer to the Higher Regional Court in Cologne, Germany, the injunction proceedings ICANN initiated against EPAG, a Germany-based, ICANN-accredited registrar that is part of the Tucows Group. ICANN filed the […]

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Looks Like Intercontinental Exchange Acquired ICE.com for $3.5m

I was unable to participate in the press conference call held to announce the $3.5 million sale of Ice.com. Before the news of the domain name sale broke on DNJournal and other outlets, I had a couple of guesses about who may have been behind the purchase, but the buyer was not named. In the […]

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NameSummit Postponed – 2018 NYC Show Scheduled for August Moves to New Dates in November

The 2nd annual NameSummit conference will be held in November instead of August this year and it will now be 2 shows in 1.

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Swiss registry gets more traffic than Google, kinda

Switch, the Swiss ccTLD registry, has started publishing a monthly list of the .ch domains with the most DNS traffic, a list that Switch itself currently tops. The list ranks the top 1,000 .ch domains by the number of DNS resolvers that have queried them over the course of a calendar month. By that measure, […]

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.Best top level domain sold to entrepreneur who wants to make it a cryptocurrency play

Adding crypto to a new TLD? Why not. PeopleBrowsr has sold the top level domain name .best to The Best SAS, a Paris based company led by Cyril Fremont. According to a release, .best will become “a core component of a core component of a decentralized search optimized social network, where participants will be rewarded […]

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How much could i get for my domain?

Hi, i own headhustler.com and was wondering how much i could get for it on a flippa auction. Any advice on a price wiuld be great, thanks. [link] [comments]

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Buying two word, one word and brandable .com’s

Today: I’m investing in domains with A LITTLE BIT of traffic / The importance of other TLD’s being taken / Giggle.TV sold for $9,000 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: .pro or .online – When investing into Geo related domain name assets, which of these […]

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Premium Domain Name ICE.com Sold for $3.5 Million in Private Sale

In what will likely be the most valuable publicly-disclosed, single-domain transaction of 2018, the super-premium domain name “ICE.com” has been sold in a private, confidential transaction for $3.5 mi…

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20 end user domain name sales up to $55,000

A cryptocurrency exchange, clothing designer and customized apparel company bought domain names. Blockchain and cryptocurrency companies continue to buy domain names, and this week’s chart-leader at S…

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Press release claims that VPN.com is the 7th largest domain purchase in the world

Well this is a bit of a head scratcher. A press release went out yesterday disclosing the acquisition price of VPN.com and claiming, in the headline of the press release, that it is the 7th largest domain purchase in the world. At a final acquisition price of $976,730 I just know that’s not true. If this […]

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TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 7/18/2018!

Here is TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 7/18/2018. The Auction items are all Hand Picked NamePro’s Auction Lists! I will not be back-ordering or bidding on any of these domains myself. There are some really valuable domains on this list! If you have any thoughts/input please leave a comment below! […]

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105 Domain Discoveries for July 18th

Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to help the cream rise to the top. Today’s […]

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Free reverse domain #WHOIS service from #DomainTools reverses #GDPR damage

DomainTools announced its free reverse domain WHOIS today, called Iris Mirror. ™ The service is available to everyone, even those without a credit card, and it’s quite revolutionary, according to those of us who beta-tested it for the past six and a half weeks. “Iris Mirror ™ is the next step in digital data digestion, […]

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Daily Domain Picks 7-18-18

Daily Domain Picks 7-18-18   Top sales/closes from yesterday: postbaccalaureate.com 4,788 USD 2018-07-17 BuyDomains vivistats.com 3,250 USD 2018-07-17 GoDaddy vu1.com 2,005 USD 2018-07-17 GoDaddy melany.com 2,000 USD 2018-07-17 NameJet mcal.org 1,500 USD 2018-07-17 BuyDomains okay.io 1,481 USD 2018-07-17 Park.io *data courtesy of Namebio Become a better domain name investor with Efty. Sign up here Go […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF JULY 17, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on July 17, 2018. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had a reserve.  I’m only showing where […]

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DigitalTown rebranded, launched a new website and published new mobile apps

DigitalTown (OTC:DGTW) has rebranded, launched a new website and published new mobile applications to “equip municipalities and communities with the tools required to co-create more resilient and equitable local economies”. The announcement continues: The DigitalTown turnkey solution of ‘a digital city in a box’ makes it easy and convenient for cities to get online without […]

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Domain Name from Company With $215m+ in Funding in Auction

A big auction on GoDaddy Auctions caught my attention this morning. Lytro.com, which GoDaddy appraises at $18,765, is in auction with a high bid of $41,500. There are 20 bidders who have participated so far. It appears the domain name expired, based on the “Renew Now” message seen at the top of the landing page […]

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BTM.com in pending delete as investor forgets to renew

It looks like Elequa from Future Media Architects forgot about one of his valuable 3L.com domains. I saw a post on Namepros about BTM.com being in pending delete and while I thought it would be a company that got acquired and the name got lost in the shuffle, it was not. It’s actually owned by […]

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Big Domain Sales Busting Out All Over – Top 5 on This Week's Chart Total Over $5 Million

This was a sensational week for domain sales. 5 of the year’s 15 biggest sales have been revealed since Monday including a new 2018 chart topper.

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auDA chair defends $9 million windfall as no-confidence vote looms

The chair of .au registry auDA has appealed to its membership for calm ahead of a vote of no confidence in himself, the CEO, and two of his fellow directors. Chris Leptos yesterday defended the AUD 12 million ($9 million) windfall the organization has received as a result of its transition from long-term registry back-end […]

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