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DomainTools Sued for Misusing New Zealand's .NZ Domain Name Registration Information

Domain Name Commission Limited (“DNCL”), New Zealand’s overseer for the country’s .NZ domain, has filed a lawsuit against the domain name service company DomainTools. According to the filing, DNCL states that “DomainTools’s activities undermine the protections that DNCL promises to provide to .nz registrants and violate the TOU governing use of the .nz WHOIS service.” […]

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How does 5N .COM pricing work? 57200.com seems to be getting a lot more attention than 83108.com

I’ve never been a big numeric domain investor, but after taking a look at Go Daddy Auctions over the last few days, I kinda wish I was. A 5N .COM, 57200.com is expiring and currently at $2,552 with over two days to go which means it wouldn’t be all that surprising to see this domain […]

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194 Domain Discoveries for July 12th

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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#DigitalTown launches redesigned web site, adds new mobile #apps

DigitalTown, the Seattle based company that converges blockchain technology with its domain name products, has announced the redesign of its web site. Founded by Rob Monster of Epik, DigitalTown announced that they are rolling out new mobile apps for their services. Here is the announcement we received: SEATTLE, July 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DigitalTown […]

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Daily Domain Picks 7-12-18

Daily Domain Picks 7-12-18 x7.net closed at $5,001 on NameJet to take the top spot on Wednesday. Top sales/closes from yesterday: x7.net 5,001 USD 2018-07-11 NameJet delos.com.au 5,000 USD 2018-07-11 Flippa xueqian.com 3,911 USD 2018-07-11 NameJet ssnet.com 2,600 USD 2018-07-11 NameJet 67003.com 2,011 USD 2018-07-11 NameJet communitywaste.com 2,000 USD 2018-07-11 BuyDomains *data courtesy of Namebio […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF JULY 11, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on July 11, 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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Trending domain name keywords: force, space, explore, insurance

The top 10 trending keywords registered in .COM and .NET domain names during the month of June 2018 were published by Verisign, the .com and .net registry. There was 1 common keyword in the 2 lists: force. You can find the list from last month here. My experience shows that 700 or 800 (or even less) […]

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$550,000 Domain Tops This Week's Sales Chart – Another Deal Near $1 Million Revealed After NDA Expires

Domain sales slow down in the summer but two big ones top this week’s chart. We also learned the price paid in 2017 deal that came in at nearly $ 1 million.

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Sedo weekly sales led by NBX.com

Sedo released their weekly sales and NBX.com led the way at $130,000. Two 4L.com sales followed with Ezra.com selling for 25,000 Euros, ($29,302) and Sekt.com 22,500 Euros, ($26,372). BETiq.com sold for $19,999 and TwCapital.com sold for $10,000. 30 .com sales 16 cctld sales 7 other tld sales ICO was popular with ICO.ba and ICO.at selling. […]

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PMC Fundraising Goal in Sight and Nearing the $50,000 Mark

With less than a month to go before the 2018 Pan-Mass Challenge, I am nearing my $12,000 fundraising goal to benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. With a generous donation from Digimedia today, we have surpassed last year’s fundraising effort! We are $700 away from hitting my 2018 goal, and we are also just $1,643 away from […]

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New Zealand’s .NZ administrator sues DomainTools

Country code administrator says that DomainTools is violating its Whois Terms of Use. Domain Name Commission Limited (DNCL), the group that oversees New Zealand’s .nz country code domain namespace, has sued (large pdf) DomainTools over its collection of .nz Whois records. The company claims that DomainTools’ bulk collection of .nz Whois records violates its terms […]

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Donuts makes six-figure .news sale to dangerous conspiracy theorist

Donuts has sold a package of “platinum” .news domains to a network of dubious news sites peddling what many describe as dangerous pseudo-scientific nonsense. A company called WebSeed acquired science.news, food.news, health.news, medicine.news, pollution.news, cancer.news and climate.news from the registry for an undisclosed sum in the six-figure range last December, Donuts said. It appears that […]

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Nigeria Internet Registrar Targets 1m .ng Domain Registrations By 2023

Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) is targeting the registration of about one million .ng domains names in another five years. The President of NiRA, Rev. Sunday Folayan, at a post event …

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The .CHARITY new gTLD: contract signed

On 11 April 2018, ICANN and Corn Lake, LLC, entered into a Registry Agreement under which Corn Lake, LLC, operates the .CHARITY top-level domain. 2 IDN competitors There are two other IDN new gTLDs meaning “charity” in Chinese (note that one of the two could be a mistake on the ICANN website: The “.慈善” (“.xn--30rr7y”, “charity”, […]

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The Top 25 Cryptocurrency Domain Name Sales

Financial technology is slowly but steadily disrupting the traditional finance and banking industry with cryptocurrency and the blockchain technology behind it leading the wave of innovation and change.  Naturally, savvy domain name investors with an eye for spotting trends early on registered the best domain names related to these new digital currencies and technologies years ago […]

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If you’re trying to sell domain names, this tool could save you a lot of time finding potential buyers

Selling a domain, outbound, is hard. While you might have bought a domain and thought that you had the perfect buyer in mind, most people quickly learn that their ideal buyer actually isn’t interested in the domain at all. The reality is that sales can often be a numbers game when it comes to domain […]

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Need .com, net and org domains

Today: Buying CVCV.com domains / Got an offer for $200 – Should I take it? / Naihc.org sold for $13,503 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: ETHX.com – There is a liquid value when it comes to four letter .com’s, however, the value varies depending […]

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131 Domain Discoveries for July 11th

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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Domainers : Never feed a Tasmanian Devil!

The Fabulous.com giveaway has ended, and we have 4 winners that guessed the correct name(s) of the animal that Mike Robertson fed at the Brisbane zoo! Some of the guesses mentioned that it’s a Tasmanian Devil. Sorry, it’s not. I don’t know about you, but I don’t have extra fingers to spare, so feeding a […]

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4L.com Chips are going down due to a scandal

While talking to a friend from China. The prices have been coming down for the last few weeks. He told me he spoke to a friend who was a big buyer in China he told me the current LLLL market in China is sinking quickly. This is because a major industry company 1618.com has scandal. […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF JULY 10, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on July 10, 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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New domain threat investigation tool by Threat Intelligence Platform

Threat Intelligence Platform announced a new domain threat investigation tool. The new tool takes into consideration a lot of data components such as: Domains’ Infrastructure Analysis – IP address – Web servers – Mail servers – Name servers – Sub-domains – Geo IP Location – Sub-network Info Website analysis SSL Certificates Chain SSL Configuration Analysis […]

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Did Weight Watchers Acquire WW.com?

In my morning DomainTools Domain Monitor email, I noticed that the WW.com domain name transferred to a different registrar. WW.com had been registered at GoDaddy, and the domain name was transferred to SafeNames. George Kirikos pointed this out in a tweet this morning: Here’s another elite 2-letter .com apparent transaction. https://t.co/6XjR2SYM15 has moved from China […]

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Payoneer Decides to Shut Down the Domain Escrow Service They Launched Two Years Ago

Despite positive reviews from customers Payoneer has decided to leave the domain escrow business just two years after entering the field.

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Monday.com raises $50 million

VentureBeat.com reported that Monday.com raised $50 million today. VentureBeat reported: Monday.com, the team and project management tool formerly known as Dapulse, has raised $50 million in a series C round of funding led by Stripes Group, with participation from Insight Venture Partners and Entrée Capital. Monday.com was once reported stolen back on Namepros, the conversation there […]

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15 years of Google Adsense

I started using Adsense 15 years ago. Google Adsense is 15 years old. Today Google sent an email to me with a bit of personal data: I remember the great excitement I had when Adsense first came out. Finally, owners of niche content sites had a way to earn good money from relevant ads. The […]

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Plural gTLDs to be banned over confusion concerns

Singular and plural versions of the same word are likely to be banned as coexisting gTLDs in future. The ICANN community working group looking at rules for subsequent application rounds reckons having both versions of the same word online — something that is happening with more than 30 gTLDs currently — leads to “consumer confusion” […]

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Buying Popular Quotes, Sayings, and Catch Phrases in .com

Today: Payoneer Terminates Escrow Service / Losing a domain and buying it back again / UniverseIt.com sold for $2,444 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: What do you think about “The + keyword” .com? – Are you investing in “The + Keyword” .com domain names? […]

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Bitcoin.nu up for sale

Payment in crypto. PM for more info. submitted by /u/carlerha [link] [comments]

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Anti-Phishing Working Group Proposes Use of Secure Hashing to Address GDPR-Whois Debacle

The AntiPhishing Working Group (APWG) in a letter to ICANN has expressed concern that the redaction of the WHOIS data as defined by GDPR for all domains is “over-prescriptive”. APWG which is an international coalition of private industry, government and law-enforcement actors, says such a redaction of WHOIS data will “hinder legitimate anti-spam, anti-phishing, anti-malware […]

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