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DomainSherpa Review – May 7: Fertilization.com, Karpool.com & Bitcoin.LIVE

What do successful domain name investors think when they value domain names? In this show:• We learn what the Sherpas bought or sold recently: Fertilization.com, Karpool.com & Bitcoin.LIVE• An investor’s portfolio is appraised: TokersWild.com, MJ.vegas, Herbage.com……• Get your bids in soon for EatVegan.com, RemoteAccess.com, StudentCenter.org…• Plus, much more! We’re joined by Michael Cyger, Jebidiah Burnett […]

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Biggest TLD handover in history happens this weekend

Australia’s ccTLD registry will be down for 36 hours this weekend as it executes the biggest back-end transition in the history of the DNS. Starting 0800 AEST on Saturday (2200 UTC on Friday), Afilias will take over the running of .au from Neustar-owned AusRegistry, after about 16 years in the saddle. DNS will not be […]

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Australia’s .Au domain names are now managed by Afilias

Handover to Afilias is now complete. It’s already July 1 in Australia, and that means that Afilias is now the backend registry service provider for over 3 million domain names ending in .Au. .Au domain overseer auDA put the contract for managing .au out to bid, and in December of last year announced that Afilias […]

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Bought a .com domain in 2017. Recently, in 2018, a team created a cryptocurrency token with the same name, and they are using the .io domain extension of the same name. How do I protect my ownership of the .com name?

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BookZz.org sold for $12,002

Today: Starting a company using a .com, but somebody is already using the .in version / Forbes Magazine: Domain Name Do’s and Don’ts / Showcase and Discuss Turbine domains / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying Digital Marketing Agency Names – Be sure to double […]

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Three letter.coms dominate top 10 for NameJet in November

NameJet released their November sales, the top 7 sales were 3L.coms. Peb.com was the top sale at $45,000. There were 53 5N.com names sold in November. Domain Name Payment Amount peb.com $45,000.00 laa.com $35,700.00 eja.com $24,500.00 ezc.com $22,500.00 asz.com $22,322.00 oxh.com $19,088.00 vvy.com $18,988.00 w55.com $18,666.00 drq.com $18,100.00 fidel.com $16,000.00 99983.com $11,211.00 winey.com $11,002.00 attt.com […]

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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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3 top-drawer alternatives to WooCommerce you can’t afford to ignore

WooCommerce is one of the clear frontrunners when it comes to setting up an eCommerce storefront, but it’s not the only option. In some cases it might even be unsuited to your needs, leaving you searching for alternatives to WooCommerce. Its functionality is geared towards more general applications, namely selling physical products as a traditional eCommerce […]

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Q1 2018 DDoS Trends Report: 58 Percent of Attacks Employed Multiple Attack Types

Verisign just released its Q1 2018 DDoS Trends Report, which represents a unique view into the attack trends unfolding online, through observations and insights derived from distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack mitigations enacted on behalf of Verisign DDoS Protection Services, and security research conducted by Verisign Security Services. Download your free copy of the Q1 2018 […]

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ICANN62 Panama City GAC Communiqué

PANAMA CITY – 28 June 2018 – Today, the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) meeting at ICANN62 issued its Panama City Communiqué. It is available for review here.

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The Blogroll: Week 15

If you’re asking “what the heck am I looking at?”, here’s a primer. Also, if you know of an article or blog I should be reading, let me know. * Robin Rendle – I Don’t Believe in Full-Stack Engineering Despite the evidence that front-end development is a focused activity that requires full-time effort I see […]

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College Snaps Up Domain Name for State’s Free Tuition

The Buffalo News is reporting this morning that if you’re searching the Internet for information about Excelsior Scholarship –  New York’s new free tuition program – you are likely to end up at an unexpected website – www.medaille.edu. And when you start reading, you are urged to read the “fine print” in the Excellsior program. […]

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Internationalized domain names create phishing risks: Here's a solution

When ICANN began to allow registration of internationalized domain names—that is, domain names that use non-ASCII characters—they unwittingly opened a new method for phishing campaigns to succeed. Visual similarities between characters in different …

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New gTLDs, New Measures

This is a copy-paste of a recent 3 pages letter sent from the Brand Registry Group to the ICANN. You will find the link to download the original letter down this post. Potential .BRAND new gTLD applicants will certainly love its content. The letter: “At ICANN61 it was refreshing to hear from the variety of […]

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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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Founding edition of Gambitconference to be organized in Hyderabad

Poised to be one of the biggest Multi-tracked internet conference of India, Gambit Conference 2017 will be conducted in Hyderabad on the 27th November at the famous hotel Taj Banjara.   Image of Conference venue, Hotel Taj Banjara Sponsored by Namekart.com , Gambit conference will encompass prominent speakers from the fields of Domain Names , […]

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Pricing and Profits; Threading the Eye of the Needle

Everybody knows that if we price our domains too high, they won’t sell and we’ll go bankrupt, right? Well not everybody. As newbies we think we’ve struck gold with hand-regged domains like SandpaperSusan.com and we list them for sale at 5 figures. After a year when it hasn’t sold we feel foolish and change it […]

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Startup Saturday: One of the hottest startups, valued at over $1B is branding on a .CO domain

One of, if not the, hottest companies in the startup world right now is Bird Scooters. The startup launched less than two years ago and recently raised a monster $300M round of funding at a valuation north of $1B. This has left many people scratching their heads but some of the top VCs in the […]

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Domain Research and Threat Investigation tools

Today: Domain Research and Threat Investigation tools / Newly Sold Hand Registered Domains / VQX.com sold for $11,578 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Show Me Your .Tips! – Are you investing in new gTLD .tips domain names? What have you own or recently purchased […]

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99 Domain Discoveries for June 30th

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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Citi Bank loses #UDRP for Citifymarketplace .com #domain

Sometimes, even giant corporations fail, and Citigroup Inc., a monolith of a financial bank, just lost the UDRP it filed for the domain Citifymarketplace.com. Citigroup has been defending its CITI mark very aggressively, and this UDRP targets a domain that promotes a “CITIFY” brand: “CITIFY is simple and practical to buy and sell anything found […]

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Daily Domain Picks 6-30-18

Daily Domain Picks 6-30-18 All over the block on Friday, a 4N.com led the way at $16,000 for 8437.com. Bookzz.org closed at $12,002 on DropCatch. This was a popular website to download books for free. https://www.quora.com/Is-it-illegal-to-download-books-or-articles-from-bookzz Top sales/closes from yesterday: 8437.com 16,000 USD 2018-06-29 NameJet bookzz.org 12,002 USD 2018-06-29 DropCatch kid.io 10,000 USD 2018-06-29 Park.io […]

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AUCTION RECAP JUNE 29, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on June 29, 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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Some very interesting domain name statistics

Afnic has published its 2017 study on the global domain name market, based on ICANN statistics, registry figures, specialized site information and internal research: At the end of 2017, the global domain name market represented some 342 million domain names, including 172 million legacy TLDs (.COM, .NET, .ORG, etc.), 24 million nTLDs created from 2014 […]

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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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4-Digit Numerical Domain Sells for 6 Figures to Top New DNJ Chart – 3-Letter .Com Also Passes 100K Mark

The new weekly DNJournal.com domain sales report is out with a pair of 6-figure sales at the top of the chart, including the biggest 4-digit domain sale in two years.

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7 Dimensions that Domain Names Impact A Brand – with Chris Zuiker

If you don’t understand specifically how domain names impact brand values, you limit your ability to sell your domain names, to invest wisely, or on the other end, to maximize your brand’s potential. Today’s Sherpa, Chris Zuiker, describes 7 specific ways in which domain names impact brand value. All investors and entrepreneurs who are looking […]

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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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UDRP after GDPR: challenges without Whois

Lack of public Whois makes filing a UDRP a two-step process. GDPR is impacting the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Policy process. Without public Whois, companies that believe someone is cybersquatting on their domain might have to “go blind” into a UDRP filing; they won’t know who the domain name registrant is. This is one of […]

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

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