Sedo and InterNetX to Host Global Domain Report Webinar

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Earlier this year, Sedo and InterNetX published their 2019 Global Domain Report, which includes domain name sales data, trend reports, and other insight into the domain name aftermarket. On Thursday (April 2, 2020) at 11 AM Eastern, Sedo and InterNetX will be hosting a free webinar to discuss the findings from…



$170k in Sales on March 30th – FanQiu.com sold for $5,555 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: GoDaddy had the top sale of the day for two days in a row, this time it was FanQiu.com which sold for $5,555. NameBio recorded 329 sales $100+ for a total of $146,378 with an average sale price of $445. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 3%…



Epik wins the Namepros 2020 Best registrar

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Epik wins the Namepros 2020 Best registrar As I have stated before this year’s poll was pretty contentious for the first time the poll was public. This allowed for everyone to see who voted in the interest of transparency. The number of votes this year was almost identical to last year….



Domain Investors see steady sales volume in lower price ranges

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: Over the last couple of weeks I’ve heard from numerous full time domain name investors that they’re still seeing steady sales, just at lower prices. This weekend I had a good email exchange with someone I’ve known for years, he said his sales in the five-figure range had fallen off a cliff,…



Investor Auctions Ending Soon

Investor Auctions Ending Soon Godaddy No Reserve Auctions Ending Soon Here are our top picks for no reserve auctions closing in the next 24 hours. Top Investor PicksAuction End Time: 3/31/2020 12:00 am*(PST) Click on a domain to be redirected to the auction listing Domain Current Price (no reserve) ameriflux.com $79 arcadiarehab.com $79 archeryteacher.com $79…



RRSG : #ICANN group advising registrars to focus on all new #Coronavirus #domains

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: RrSG is the Registrar Stakeholder Group within ICANN. Citing current domain registration trends involving terms related to the Coronavirus pandemic, the group has shared its guidelines in a document titled, “Registrar approaches to the COVID-19Crisis.” Says the ICANN document: “Given the severity of the current glob… Source: Domaining     



DNS Threat Intelligence for Our Community

By 961 We are delighted to announce DomainTools Iris Integration for TheHive and Cortex. With this integration, we extend our abilities in automating Incident Response (IR) and orchestration functions within Security Operation Centers (SOCs). Source: Blog Domain Tools     



What Are You Doing About Leases and Payment Plans?

By Elliot Silver As things continue to develop, the unemployment rate will likely increase, making it difficult for people to pay critical bills like mortgage payments. While domain name lease payments and domain name payment plans are probably not considered “critical bills,” I think people will find deal partners asking to restructure payment plans or…



Sutti.com : Italian #law firm claims former partner tried to hijack #domain name

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: An Italian law firm claimed that its domain name, Sutti.com, was taken over by a former partner. SLS Società a Responsabilità Limitata, Italy jointly with Studio Legale Sutti Società Semplice, Italy, filed a UDRP to reclaim that domain name. Usually, such cases of domain hijacking end with the Complainant being told the…



Kabbage Acquires PaycheckProtection.com

By Elliot Silver As part of the CARES Act passed into law in the United States, some small businesses will be eligible for Paycheck Protection Loans as part of the Paycheck Protection Program. From the little I understand about the program, US-based small business owners can apply for a Paycheck Protection Loan through participating lenders,…



Sherpa Founders Series: Signaling Strength via .COM for a B2B – with Daniel Vassallo

By DomainSherpa DomainSherpa.com: Daniel Vassallo, who recently quit his $500k/year Software Engineering job at Amazon to found UserBase.com, has a very insightful approach to entrepreneurship, and some phenomenal advice for you. We discuss his acquisition of the domain UserBase.com and why he spent 25% of his entire startup budget on a premium.com.He has a clear…



NafJobs.org sold for $8,200

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: Chinese companies use phonetic symbol domain names / Domain investing tools you wish you had / Preferred criteria when buying a domain name / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community … → Source: Domaining     



Pay your fucking bills!

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: I see a lot of people lately that are looking for an excuse to not pay their bills on time. (or ever?) And I am not talking about people that have lost their jobs or income due to the coronavirus pandemic. Yes, there are a lot of people that have or…



Cybersquatting and Reverse Domain Name Hijacking: UDRP to ACPA

By Gerald M. Levine IPLegalCorner.com: Trademark owners in the U.S. have a choice in suing for alleged cybersquatting: either the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) or the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA). Of the two, the UDRP is far and away the forum of choice, for a very good reason: it is speedy,…



InLoco.com #UDRP : It’s a case of Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking for this 1999 registration

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Filing a UDRP against the domain name, InLoco.com, ended up being a bad decision for the Brazilian Complainant. Registered in 1999 by the Respondent, InLoco.com predates the date of first use by the Complainant, Loco Tecnologia da Informação S.A., Brazil. The Complainant acquired a trademark in 2017. In their statement refuting the…



Loco UDRP ends in reverse domain name hijacking

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Tech company tries to hijack domain name registered in 1999. A Brazilian technology company has been found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking in its effort to get the domain name InLoco.com. The Complainant, In Loco Tecnologia da Informação S.A., uses InLoco.com.br for its website. The phrase “in loco”…



What Are You Doing About Leases and Payment Plans?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: As things continue to develop, the unemployment rate will likely increase, making it difficult for people to pay critical bills like mortgage payments. While domain name lease payments and domain name payment plans are probably not considered “critical bills,” I think people will find deal partners asking to restructure p… Source:…



Flatten.ca: a great domain and great idea

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: College students registered Flatten.ca to help flatten the curve in Canada. We’ve all heard of “flattening the curve” by now. Some Canadian college students have created a website to contribute to the effort, and they chose a great domain for it. The students, who are home from college due…



LLL .com auctions : No, the three letter #domain name WTL.com has not expired!

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: It’s very rare to see three letter .com domains (LLL) dropping these days, and WTL.com is not one of them. DropCatch is listing the three letter domain, WTL.com prominently on its auctions currently, but the domain has not expired or dropped. So what is going on? For a while now, DropCatch is…



Adjusting to the downturn and going virtual – DNW Podcast #279

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Here’s how one investor is thinking about his domain portfolio in light of the economic downturn. Domain name investor Page Howe returns to the program this week. Page talks about how he’s managing his portfolio in light of the coronavirus bust, and how the shift to web-based work could…



AUCTION RECAP OF MARCH 29, 2020

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on March 29, 2020. 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…



#PayCard .com : #Domain auction ended at five figures at #DropCatch

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: A great domain name, PayCard.com, expired, dropped and was subsequently auctioned off at DropCatch. The domain was bid on extensively, and had 280 bids total! The auction for PayCard.com ended at $22,451 dollars. Namebio, on the other hand, has recorded the auction’s result at $23,201 dollars. PayCard.com was originally registe… Source: Domaining…



Kabbage Acquires PaycheckProtection.com

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: As part of the CARES Act passed into law in the United States, some small businesses will be eligible for Paycheck Protection Loans as part of the Paycheck Protection Program. From the little I understand about the program, US-based small business owners can apply for a Paycheck Protection Loan through participating…



I Don’t Agree with Decisions about Registering and Marketplace De-Listing of Domains

By Page Howe DN.BIZ: Re-Marketplaces Doing TM Work for Them By H. Page Howe – Opinion By dropping corona virus or Covid-19 names from marketplaces or registrars, we are arming our detractors, the TM/IP industry and those that would retroactively try to claim our … → The post I Don’t Agree with Decisions about Regi……



First experience, best experience using Epik.com escrow

By AbdulBasit Makrani AbdulBasit.com: Hello everyone, I’m very excited to share my new escrow experience which happened with Epik Escrow and it was outstanding and the service provided was out of the way! I used their service twice in this month and the domains I acquired, some were from the recent acquisitions I shared. After…



ICANN grants Verisign its price increases, of course

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: ICANN has given Verisign its ability to increase .com prices by up to 7% a year, despite thousands of complaints from domain owners. The amendments give Verisign the right to raise prices in each of the last four years of its six-year duration. The current price is $7.85 a year. Because…



Opera to support alt-root .Crypto domain names

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Opera users can now visit alt-root .crypto domain names from their browser. Unstoppable Domains, a blockchain-based domain name system alternative, announced today that the Opera browser for Android will support its .crypto domain name. .Crypto is an alternate-root domain name, meaning it’s not part of the domain name system…



261 Domain Discoveries for March 30th

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: 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…



$194k in Sales on March 29th – CNJOnline.com sold for $8,900 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: GoDaddy had seven of the top ten sales yesterday led by CNJOnline.com which sold for $8,900. NameBio recorded 319 sales $100+ for a total of $169,647 with an average sale price of $532. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 9% in the number of sales and the…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday March 30th, 2020

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: There is a lot of bad that is going to come out of the recent pandemic but there will also be good. On a personal level my business is like most where we are gong to suffer economically. Not as bad as most brick and mortar but it will take a hit….



Profitable Domain Investing using Digital Marketing with Harman Singh

By Alvin Brown KickStartCommerce.com: Individuals often enter into domain investing in hopes of becoming the industry’s next “rags to riches” story, or at least make enough money to have made it worth their time. Today’s podcast guest was introduced to domain investing few years back by way of DomainX — a domain investing conference based…



ALL .za domains have to link to government coronavirus web site

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: The South African government has decreed that every web site using a .za domain name must now carry a link to an official government coronavirus advice site. The regulation (pdf), which largely focuses on other types of teleconmmunications services, came into effect last Thursday. It states: Internet sites operating within .zaDNA…



Focusing on niches for the future of work and education

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Instead of poor quality coronavirus domains I believe people should be looking at other niches amplified by the pandemic. Trends that will only grow stronger years into the future. Remote work, online classes, tutors, education. Work from home, etc… With articles like, Case Closed: Work-From-Home Is the World’s Smartest M……



Colors.lol is officially the only .LOL domain I’ve ever heard of

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: I had absolutely no idea there was a .LOL domain name extension until tonight when I was looking through articles on one of my favorite news aggregators, Y Combinator’s Hacker News. That’s when I saw a link to colors.lol a website that comes up with funny names for hexadecimal colors. If you’ve…



BuyDomains sells ventilators.net

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: BuyDomains.com sells another domain fresh out of the headlines. Anyone who is not living in hibernation knows the demand for ventilators is high. 17 days after selling HomeQuarantine.com for $2,000 the company has sold ventilators.net for $1,500. Medtronic owns the .com. Registered in 2002 the domain looks to have been purchased…



24 hours left in the most contentious, heated, best registrar poll ever

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Things got quite spicy in this year’s Namepros best registrar in the business poll. I have run a poll the last three years, this one was started a little earlier because I was just having some fun timing it with March madness. As with most things in domaining it can never…



How Threat Intelligence Platform Can Help Companies Keep Their Websites Threat-Free

By admin ThreatIntelligencePlatform: The Internet has grown immensely both in scale and reach over time, allowing anyone to grow ventures online as they wish. Unfortunately, that convenience also allowed parasites (aka cybercriminals) who seek to exploit legitimate sites for their own gain. Based on the latest statistics, a company can lose an average of $……



Thank You to Those Who Are Helping Others

By Elliot Silver There are thousands of people from throughout the world who invest in domain names. The majority of these people consider their domain investments to be a hobby rather than a full time profession. Domain investors work in various fields and professions, and there are many investors who are helping others as the…



TexasNfaTrust.com sold for $51,000

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: Domaining as an intuition business / Share your patriotic domains (U.S.) / Buying .com domains $100-$500 per domain / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: I’m buying 5 domains … → Source: Domaining     



Top Topics: Coronavirus.es Confiscated by the Spanish Government; Which Is the Safest Registrar?…

By James Iles NamePros.com: In this week’s Top Topics, an investor asks whether it’s an opportune time to perform outbound sales in light of the social isolation that much of the world is experiencing right now, thanks to the Coronavirus. Speaking of the Coronavirus, a domainer shares their story of how their domain, Coronavirus.es, was…



Terrible #Marketing : One of the #Domain King’s droppings gets re-registered

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The Domain King, Rick Schwartz, embraced the registration of meaningful new gTLDs early on in the game. Rick went after gTLD domains where keyword+gTLD formed a pair that made sense. Eventually, the experienced domainer dropped most of these domains, focusing instead on the classic extensions, .com, .net and .org. Terrible.Marketing,… Source: Domaining…



AUCTION RECAP OF MARCH 28, 2020

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on March 28, 2020. 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…



Thank You to Those Who Are Helping Others

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: There are thousands of people from throughout the world who invest in domain names. The majority of these people consider their domain investments to be a hobby rather than a full time profession. Domain investors work in various fields and professions, and there are many investors who are helping others as…



220 Domain Discoveries for March 29th

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: 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…



$376k in Sales on March 28th – Khols.com sold for $81,559 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: NameJet had the top sale of the day for two days in a row, this time it was Khols.com which sold for $81,559. NameBio recorded 349 sales $100+ for a total of $350,814 with an average sale price of $1,005. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 15%…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Sunday March 29th, 2020

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: Over the past few weeks I’ve heard about everyone catching up on movies and shows but I’ve had to work more than ever so I didn’t get to catch up. While my family had plenty of money we just didn’t watch a lot of movies and the TV was limited to the…



Khols.com already lost once in a UDRP closes at $81,559 on NameJet

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Kohl’s is a department store with over 1,100 stores making it one of if not thee largest department store chain in the U.S. According to marketwatch Kohl’s have about 5 months of cash available, so the extended closures caused by Covid-19 are affecting them big time. So it’s interesting to see…



NameCheap is taking a stand against scammers registering Coronavirus-related domain names

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: While the Coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, scammers are also flocking to domain names that they can put fake websites on to steal money from people who think they’re donating to the cause. Just to be clear here. Not everyone who registers a domain name with the word “coronavirus” in…



All Websites on .ZA ccTLD Need to Link to SA Coronavirus Website

By Elliot Silver The ccTLD domain extension for South Africa is .ZA, and it looks like many businesses uses the .CO.ZA extension for their websites. It looks like the South African government is now requiring all websites that use the .ZA ccTLD extension to provide a link to the country’s Covid-19 coronavirus website on their…



Some interesting coronavirus trademark filings

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Intellectual property wise all the discussion regarding Covid-19 (Coronavirus) has centered on domain names. Taking a look at just one day’s worth of bad domain name registrations can make one cringe at the waste of money. via GIPHY I took a quick look at the United States Patent and Trademark…



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