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Internet Reboot Report : Next 100 years very difficult for #domain investing

A sobering new report unveils a grim future for domain investing in the 22nd century. In the next 100 years, domainers will face a series of challenges, some of which will be very hard to overcome. The latest Internet Reboot Report presents its scientifically researched analysis, along with raw data on domain name investing, spanning […]

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Shunfeng.com Final Auction Price was $217k, Youse.com Was Acquired By a Brazil Company | Chinese Market Daily Report on 05-11-2017

DOMAIN SALES Shunfeng.com was auctioned for ¥1,505,000 CNY (approximately $217,466 USD) at 4.cn. Domain name of Youse.com was acquired buy a Brazil insurance company, Youse.com.br. According to the seller, he is very satisfied with the sale price, but didn’t disclose the price to us. According to whois information, the current owner is CSC Corporate Domains, […]

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Compare Ninja Ltd. makes egregious reverse domain name hijacking attempt

Company files baseless cybersquatting claim after failing to buy domain name. Compare Ninja Ltd., which operates the site ticket-compare.com, has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking for the domain name TicketCompare.com. The company filed a cybersquatting complaint against the domain name with World Intellectual Property Organization. Ticketcompare.com was registered well before […]

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Eminent-domain fears swirl as Foxconn breaks ground in Mount Pleasant

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Initial Report on the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process (Overarching Issues & Work Tracks 1-4)

Open Date: 03 July 2018 Close Date: 05 September 2018 Originating Organization: GNSO Categories/Tags: Policy Development Brief Overview: This public comment proceeding seeks to obtain input on the Initial Report of the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process Working Group, which is chartered to evaluate what changes or additions need to be made to […]

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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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Summary of recent outrage of expiring domain name auctions system on GoDaddy

The Domain King , Rick Schwartz has brought up a critical issue of Godaddy on twitter. The non-transparent nature of bidding on domain names that are going to soon expire on Godaddy ( or its partner sites) has been a raging question amongst the domaining community. The auctions where you don’t know who you are […]

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All Cyrillic .eu domains to be deleted

Eurid has announced that Cyrillic domain names in .eu will be deleted a year from now. The registry said that it’s doing so to comply with the “no script mixing” recommendations for internationalized domain names, which are designed to limit the risk of homograph phishing attacks. The deletions will kick in May 31, 2019, and […]

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National Real Estate Business Domain Needed – Under $100K

Today: Buying aged “Performance” related .COM / Investing into a eCommerce domain (Arabic or English) / Buying unwanted Product & GEO .com’s (In Bulk) / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Investing in stock and domains – Are you just investing into domain name assets […]

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The oldest domains in the .com, .net, and .org TLDs

Today: Domain Name(s) You Regret Selling Too Cheap / T59.com sold for $5,500 / The Official “The” Domains Thread / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: $99 for your one word domain – Be sure to check your portfolio for a one word domain that fits […]

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Daily Domain Picks 6-22-18

Daily Domain Picks 6-22-18 Reasons.com closed at $50,001 to lead the way on Thursday. UZY.com closed at a rather low $13,400. Reason.co sold for $5,300. Top sales/closes from yesterday: reasons.com 50,001 USD 2018-06-21 NameJet uzy.com 13,400 USD 2018-06-21 NameJet ecig.co.uk 9,275 USD 2018-06-21 Sedo liquide.com 6,380 USD 2018-06-21 Sedo wundheilung.de 5,800 USD 2018-06-21 Sedo reason.co […]

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.co first ccTLD to get China approval

Repurposed Colombian ccTLD .co has obtained official government approval to operate in China, according to a consultant whose client worked on the project. Pinky Brand blogged this week that .co is the “first” foreign ccTLD to get the nod, among the raft of gTLDs that have gone down the same route over the last couple […]

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Domain Registrars Fined Over $2M for Scamming Australians

The Federal Court has penalized two related companies, Domain Corp Pty Ltd and Domain Name Agency Pty Ltd, for tricking Australians out of a total of $2.3 million. Dan Pearce reporting in Lexology writes: “During a period spanning from November 2015 to April 2017, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) had received a multitude […]

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Domain Sales Analysis – Day 2

Domain Sales Analysis Paybit.de : Sold for $ 28,100 :  There exist a newly funded startup in the online payments sector called  “PayBit” . You can now guess who might be the buyer of this domain. Beauty.io : Sold for $15,000 : Beauty lies in the name itself ! Great name for any cosmetics / […]

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Daily Domain Picks 7-9-18

Daily Domain Picks 7-9-18 EthEx.com closed at $9,110 Ethereum Exchange? Ofset.org was the number two close at $4,605 on DropCatch. Top sales/closes from yesterday: ethex.com 9,110 USD 2018-07-08 NameJet ofset.org 4,605 USD 2018-07-08 DropCatch axx.top 2,832 USD 2018-07-08 West.cn crazyuncle.com 2,292 USD 2018-07-08 GoDaddy latinonews.com 2,247 USD 2018-07-08 GoDaddy regear.com 2,076 USD 2018-07-08 GoDaddy *data […]

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Szjy.com was sold for $17k USD,Yww.com, 3491.com | Chinese Market Daily Report on 05-18-2017

DOMAIN SALES Yww.com changed hands for a high six-figure CNY price, but the seller didn’t disclose the exact price. Lzq.com was auctioned for ¥220,000 CNY (approximately $31,865 USD). Szjy.com was sold for ¥120,000 CNY (approximately $17,380 USD) in a BIN sale at 22.cn, “sz” is short for Shenzhen. 3491.com was auctioned for ¥104,500 CNY (approximately […]

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Feds take over the domain #Prblogics .com for contraband, owner arrested

The office of Homeland Security Investigations has seized the domain Prblogics.com, for the following reasons: Pursuant to a seizure warrant issued by a United States District Court, under the authority of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2323. Intentionally and knowingly trafficking in counterfeit goods is a federal crime that carries penalties for first time […]

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Zillow to launch RealEstate.com

It looks like Zillow the online real estate database company has launched RealEstate.com RisMedia.com wrote: In a bold move—and likely a surprise to the 89,000-plus real estate professionals presently paying for its services—Zillow Group announced today its intent to launch a new consumer real estate search portal, RealEstate.com. The portal is “designed for millennial homebuyers,” […]

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Free on the 4th of July : Anti #GDPR block has been removed

On May 25th we announced the blocking of 28 European Union countries from accessing DomainGang. That measure was a conscious decision in opposition of the ridiculous, far-reaching GDPR introduced by Eurocrat bureaucrats. The provisions of the GDPR are outright fascist and complemented by the follow-up of Article 11 and Article 13 that were approved recently. […]

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TechCrunch: The evolution of domain names

Alan Dunn of NameCorp published a piece on TechCrunch about an hour ago. The post looks at the new gtlds and how they are part of the evolution of the namespace. Dunn writes: An industry that is finally maturing What was once an industry comprised mainly of individual investors and service providers is now attracting […]

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Property management marketing: How to track and measure your results

Property management marketing can take many forms. You might host an open event to meet property investors in person, or use search engine optimization (SEO) to attract more people to your services. You might even have an entire wing of your marketing department dedicated to advertising your current portfolio of available properties. Regardless of which methods […]

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Web.com to be acquired for $2 billion

Web.com is to go private in a deal valued at roughly $2 billion. The company, which owns pioneering registrars Network Solutions and Register.com as well as SnapNames and half of NameJet, will be bought by an affiliate of Siris Capital Group, a private equity firm. The cash, $25-a-share deal has been approved by the Web.com […]

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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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165 Domain Discoveries for June 23rd

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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Domain King Rick Schwartz – DNW Podcast #193

The Domain King talks domain names on the DNW Podcast. This week’s guest is one of my most requested guests, “Domain King” Rick Schwartz. We discuss how Rick is investing in domain names today (you might be surprised), how he views the domain sales market in 2018, and why he believes it’s not too late […]

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Eagle Eye Networks Spends $300k to Upgrade to EEN.com

In May of this year, the EEN.com domain name was reportedly sold for $300,000, as recorded by NameBio. The sale, which was brokered by Larry Fischer’s GetYourDomain.com, is tied with the sale of Signet.com for the tenth largest domain name sale of the year in the DNJournal year to date sale report. The EEN.com domain name was sold by Anything.com […]

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Domain Renewals:  The Silent Killer

If you are buying domains and you say to yourself that you will hold it for a year and then decide to renew, you are buying the WRONG ones. – Rick Schwartz One of the great joys of domaining is waking up and seeing the words, Your Domain Has Sold!, in your inbox. There’s nothing […]

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Verisign Q1 2018 Domain Name Industry Brief: Internet Grows to 333.8 Million Domains in Q1 of 2018

Verisign Domain Name Industry BriefQ1 2018 – Download Full ReportToday, we released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which showed that the first quarter of 2018 closed with approximately 333.8 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs), an increase of approximately 1.4 million domain name registrations, or 0.4 percent, compared […]

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Four more dot-brands call it quits

Four more dot-brand gTLDs are to disappear after their operators decided they don’t want them any more. These are the latest victims of the voluntary cull: High-priced bling-maker Richemont, an enthusiastic new gTLD early adopter, is dumping .panerai (a watch brand) and .jlc (for Jaeger-LeCoultre, another watch brand), the sixth and seventh of its fourteen […]

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Google has a problem

Google has a problem that seems to be snowballing, more and more advertisers are pulling out of all “non-search” advertising. Inc.com reports: A growing number of brands have suspended their spend with Google, following The Times’ investigation into ads appearing alongside extremist content on YouTube and Google’s display ad network More than 250 brands have […]

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