Daily archives: April 12th, 2018

7 Most Popular Blogs of Q1 2018

By Kelsey LaBelle In Seattle, the month of March comes in like a lion and goes out like an angry, spitting lion. As we hope for a kinder, gentler April, we’re excited to… Source: Blog Domain Tools     



ICANN receives data protection/privacy guidance from Article 29 Working Party

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”) today announced that it has received a letter from the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) [PDF, 400 KB] that provides guidance on the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its impact on the collection, retention and publication o… Source: Domaining…



Different ways to generate income with domain investments

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: Buyers of ultra-premium domain names share these 5 traits… / Escrow.com vs Payoneer – Pros and cons / Did you sell your domain too cheap? / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the … → Source: Domaining     



What does the $500,300 sale of Vacation.rentals tell us about .rental domains?

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: I’ll just skip right to the punchline here, the $500,300 sale of Vacation.rentals tells us absolutely nothing about the value or liquidity of .rental domain names. Now I don’t mean for this to come off harsh, I’m a big fan of Donuts and like a number of the TLDs that they have….



The Birth of ICANN: “The Green Paper”

By John Colascione StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK – In 1997, the United States government under then President Clinton began processes to remove its control over the Domain Name System by creating research and dialog on how control of domain names and IP addresses should be handled in the future – by a non-profit organization in the…



The Birth of ICANN: “The Green Paper”

By John Colascione StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK – In 1997, the United States government under then President Clinton began processes to remove its control over the Domain Name System by creating research and dialog on how control of domain names and IP addresses should be handled in the future – by a non-profit organization in the…



New Domain Conference Coming to Rio De Janeiro – Domaining Americas Debuts in October

DNJournal: It looks like South America will be getting a major domain conference of their own. We have details on the Domaining Americas event coming to Brazil in October. Source: Domaining     



New Domain Conference Coming to Rio De Janeiro – Domaining Americas Debuts in October

DNJournal: It looks like South America will be getting a major domain conference of their own. We have details on the Domaining Americas event coming to Brazil in October. Source: Domaining     



Some Interesting Coinbase Domain Registrations

By Elliot Silver In my daily DomainTools email, I noticed some interesting Coinbase-related domain name registrations. These domain names were registered via the DNStination privacy proxy service operated by MarkMonitor. Coinbase, Inc. uses Mark Monitor for its Coinbase.com domain name registration, so it seems highly likely that the company registered these domain names as opposed…



Daily Poll: Do You Inquire Anonymously?

By Elliot Silver People have different philosophies about making inquiries to buy domain names. Some domain investors believe they will not get good deals if they use their real identity because domain owners will be able to learn that they are investors who want to resell the domain name. Some people don’t care and figure…



The Turakhia Bros bought the #domain #Flock .com – Was it for big bucks?

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The Turakhia brothers launched Flock, a messaging and collaboration tool in 2014. As a personal project of Bhavin Turakhia, Flock was rolled out on the domain name Flock.co. At the time, Flock was referred to as “better than Slack,” a competing software app. Today, the same message is presented to its customers:…



Should women be avoided when trying to sell domain names?

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: NO! So a thread starter on Namepros posted the following: By selling domains to end-users, I got an impression that the women I contacted are absolutely not interested in buying domains. Since women in almost all industries are increasingly occupying managerial positions, this could constitute a major barrier to this domain…



Slack.com was purchased for $60,000

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Communications app Slack paid $60,000 for the domain slack. The price was revealed by the founder himself on Quora a few years back. Slack which is an acronym for “Searchable Log of All Conversation and Knowledge“. Tip of the cap to Namepros member Crysis Slack.co was purchased for $680 on…



CIRA wants patent for registry “tag” system

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Canada’s ccTLD administrator files patent application related to aspects of its Fury registry platform. Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the group that manages Canada’s .CA domain name and has started offering registry services to other TLDs, has filed a patent application covering aspects of its Fury registry pl… Source: Domaining…



AUCTION RECAP OF APRIL 11, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on April 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…



Choice Bank : #Payoneer card issuer in liquidity-constrained position

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Choice Bank, the card issuer for several adult payment solutions, is currently in “liquidity-constrained position” by the country’s regulatory authorities, according to sources. The Belize bank has established card payment systems with other companies, such as Paxum and Payoneer FirstChoice Pay. Due to the freezing … Source: Domaining     



#PapaJohns : Eighteen year old #domain typo lost in #UDRP

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: PapaJohn’s pizza has seen better days, but even in 2000 it was extremely popular in the US. That’s when the typo domain, PapJohns.com, was registered, and for the next 18 years it kept on serving – millions of ads, that is. We can only imagine the revenue it generated, particularly in zero…



ICANN people think they are rock stars spending millions on meetings around the world!

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) published the ICANN61 By the Numbers report, which includes technical, demographic, and attendance statistics. Why did ICANN wasted so many hours to create this 54-page report is beyond any reason! No wonder they have no time to do anything useful. This report…



More end user domain name sales at Sedo: Tires, networking, blockchain and more

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: A business networking platform, blockchain company and tire company bought domain names. Coffee is for closers, and Sedo closed a nice sale of Closers.com this week at $50,000. The seller was David Wieland, who also recently put Austin.com on the block. It looks like he acquired Closers.com in late…



Daily Domain Picks 4-12-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 4-12-18 Top sales/closes from yesterday: exporting.com 8,000 USD 2018-04-11 GoDaddy shera.com 7,988 USD 2018-04-11 NameJet alieni.com 5,100 USD 2018-04-11 GoDaddy f60.com 3,911 USD 2018-04-11 NameJet readingbootcamp.com 3,216 USD 2018-04-11 BuyDomains cdrs.com 3,001 USD 2018-04-11 GoDaddy *data courtesy of Namebio … Source: Domaining     



Some Interesting Coinbase Domain Registrations

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: In my daily DomainTools email, I noticed some interesting Coinbase-related domain name registrations. These domain names were registered via the DNStination privacy proxy service operated by MarkMonitor. Coinbase, Inc. uses Mark Monitor for its Coinbase.com domain name registration, so it seems highly likely that the company register… Source: Domaining     



Can Your Dog Sense That’s It’s Going To Be A Great Day For Bitcoin?

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Cryptocurrency; Cern, Amazing minds of dogs; Retail apocalypse; Facebook; Kara Swisher; Recode; Brand; Social Media; Happiness; Braincells (Today’s Food Porn: Rizzo- NYC) America’s ‘Retail Apocalypse’ Is Really Just Beginning Recode’s Kara Swisher rips Facebook, says tech giant was ‘willfully ignorant’ … Source: Domaining     



Daily Poll: Do You Inquire Anonymously?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: People have different philosophies about making inquiries to buy domain names. Some domain investors believe they will not get good deals if they use their real identity because domain owners will be able to learn that they are investors who want to resell the domain name. Some people don’t care and…



169 Domain Discoveries for April 12th

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…



$137k in Sales on April 11th – Exporting.com sold for $8,000 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was Exporting.com which sold for $8,000 at GoDaddy. NameBio recorded 245 sales for a total of $136,639 with an average sale price of $558. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 4% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



Nasdaq Sells Island.com + More Domain Movers

By Jamie Zoch DotWeekly: Welcome to Domain Movers. We keep track of company focused domain name transactions and report these early findings to you. The following is a tiny sample of daily domain name transactions by companies around the world. Animoji.com has been acquired by a currently unknown MarkMonitor client. The domain name moved into…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Thursday April 12th, 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: The lack of whois in the future is going to be a bitch. Tracking down the owners of names is going to be a very valuable art that is going to reward the people with the tools and information. Everyone else is going to take a big hit in their acquisitions. We’re…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Thursday April 12th, 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: The lack of whois in the future is going to be a bitch. Tracking down the owners of names is going to be a very valuable art that is going to reward the people with the tools and information. Everyone else is going to take a big hit in their acquisitions. We’re…



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