Daily archives: April 1st, 2019

Collusion: It Was Just An Illusion aka. “How Putin Defeated America Without Firing A Single Shot”

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: “The features and likely consequences of strategic information warfare point to a basic conclusion: Key national military strategy assumptions are obsolescent and inadequate for confronting the threat posed by strategic IW” Joint Chiefs 1996 Life Lessons From Poker: Don’t Play the Cards, Play the People How will humankind…



The New gTLD reports were just updated

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: 100 Oldest Domain Names & Their Current Status / U.S. Domain investors and 1099’s / $5.99 .COM Flash Sale at Dynadot + More! / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community … → Source: Domaining     



How To Get Started With Afternic – 2019 Edition

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: Afternic was one of the very first platforms I used to list domain names for sale, which was over ten years ago…queue jokes about me being old! Over the years they have done a great job of improving the UX, expanding the distribution network, and many more awesome things that help investors…



3 Things GoDaddy Should Do to Reassure Auction Customers

By Elliot Silver For the past few days, I have been digesting the news about a GoDaddy employee bidding on GoDaddy Auctions. As I wrote on Thursday evening, the news is disappointing. In the article revealing the discovery, Paul Nicks wrote, “We are also reviewing platform changes to make things even more transparent.” After thinking…



Sale of NorthDakota.com Puts New Yorker in Charge of Developing Site Devoted to the State

DNJournal: New Yorker John Colascione and North Dakota didn’t have a lot in common – but that immediately changed with the sale of NorthDakota.com. Source: Domaining     



Joseph Peterson leaving Epik

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Joseph Peterson has left Epik, he will stay on while the company transitions. Joseph started posting a few weeks back in what has become a very heated and contentious thread on Namepros. He wrote on Namepros: During a transitional period, I’m staying on to finish tasks, ensure ongoing projects remain…



Infosec Is Not A Prankless Job

By Kelsey LaBelle * (all names have been REDACTED for the safety of those involved) In 2016, I had the pleasure of writing a blog post appropriately named “PranksGiving”. In this blog, I… Source: Blog Domain Tools     



Rob.Monster was registered today and it is for sale!

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: .Monster, one of the most ridiculous New gTLD extensions, launched today by the XYZ registry. Nobody really cared about these domains except than to get a good laugh especially since the registry chose April Fools’ Day to launch their new domain names. The only other interesting thing about the extension was…



BrandBucket announces 3 changes

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: BrandBucket announced three changes today, the one that stood out to me the most was no more paying logo designer’s a fee. BrandBucket will now pay them $5. (any domain name with a publishing date prior to April 1st, 2019 will still have the original post-sale logo award (this includes currently…



Ammar Kubba Shares Rationale Behind 5 Figure .IO Purchase

By Elliot Silver On Saturday evening, Ammar Kubba shared a screenshot of his mobile phone home screen with an email notification from American Express Platinum showing a purchase of $18,888 at Park.io. In his tweet, Ammar asked people to guess what he just bought. What was most surprising to me wasn’t that Ammar spent nearly…



171,867 .top domains drop in a day! Has the big .Top domain name crash started?

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: 5.5% of all .top domain names were removed from zone files today. Has the big .Top domain name crash started? According to namestat.org 171,867 domains were removed from zone files yesterday leaving the .top extension with 2,957,488 domains. .Top is currently the New gTLD extension with the most domains. .Top is…



.Monster is really here!

By Team XYZ Gen.XYZ: The new domain ending for scary good ideas, .Monster, has just been uncaged. Feeling beastly? Get YourSkill.Monster and show you’re a master of your work. Share your gift with others on YourService.Monster. Let your latest work on stand tall on YourProject.Monster or YourCampaign.Monster. Pound your competition to dust with YourBrand… Source:…



CNN.live : #Trademark squatter irks Rick Schwartz on Twitter

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The registrant of the domain CNN.live, an obvious infringement of a famous trademark, irked Rick Schwartz on Twitter today. Posting the domain CNN.live for sale by tacking onto a tweet by the Domain King, unleashed Rick’s wrath, who said: Hey, owner of CNN(.)LIVE & NetPay(.)us @visarrex You can delete your tweet trying…



3 Things GoDaddy Should Do to Reassure Auction Customers

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: For the past few days, I have been digesting the news about a GoDaddy employee bidding on GoDaddy Auctions. As I wrote on Thursday evening, the news is disappointing. In the article revealing the discovery, Paul Nicks wrote, “We are also reviewing platform changes to make things even more transparent.” After…



AUCTION RECAP OF MARCH 31, 2019

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on March 31, 2019. 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…



Growing a Profitable B2B in an Emerging Market: Ganjapreneur.com Case Study

By DomainSherpa DomainSherpa.com: In today’s episode we discuss a successful, profitable B2B company built in an emerging market, the cannabis market. Whether you have any interest in this particular vertical or not, cofounders Noel Abbot & Drew Rosener have taken a classic blueprint for startups in emerging markets and applied it brilliantly to this one….



This Week’s Top 10 Emoji.Horse Domain Sales

By Andrei Domaining Tips: … or why we can’t even use new gTLDs for April Fools’ Day purposes 🙂 Seriously, with new gTLD domainer to domainer sales being so darn rare, this headline is so hard to believe that not even the most gullible newbie domainers would take it seriously. In other words, here we…



Michael Gleissner is defeated by Trump in trademark case

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: The Michael Gleissner sage continues as Gleissner’s appeal against TRUMP TV opposition decision was dismissed. World Trademark Review published an article today detailing how “The England and Wales High Court of Justice (Chancery Division) has upheld a UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) decision that a trademark for … Source: Domaining     



Registry in a box : #Uniregistry rolls out multi-font #domains expanding the industry’s footprint

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Uniregistry (Uni) announced the immediate availability of Multi-Font Domains ™, effectively expanding the industry’s commercial footprint 100fold. Frank Schilling, founder, CEO and overall fun party guy, shared the news on social media, and via the default press release channels: “We’re giving our customers co… Source: Domaining     



Joshua Schoen – DNW Podcast #230

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: How Joshua Schoen built his domain name portfolio. Joshua Schoen didn’t get into domain name investing until 2016, but he has created a nice portfolio including Sign.com, Mockingbird.com, and many other high-quality names. On today’s show, he discusses how he inquires about buying domains, his strategy, and the story…



Yes, domain names really can end in .Monster now

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: There aren’t a lot of use cases for .Monster, but it could be kinda fun. It might seem like a bad April Fools’ Day joke, but starting today you can actually register domain names that end in .Monster instead of .com. Domain name registry XYZ launched the new domain…



The .App “junk drop” is coming

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Expired domains are coming as first anniversary nears. In terms of domain name registration volume, .App has been a big success for Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL). The company’s .app top level domain name has nearly 400,000 domains in the zone after 11 months of general availability. The one year anniversary…



Daily Domain Picks 4-1-19

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 4-1-19 FamilyMart.com was the top close on Sunday at $18,938. Top sales/closes from yesterday: familymart.com 18,938 USD 2019-03-31 DropCatch byowners.com 8,966 USD 2019-03-31 GoDaddy 01166.com 8,450 USD 2019-03-31 DropCatch autogurus.com 7,550 USD 2019-03-31 DropCatch 66110.com 4,660 USD 2019-03-31 DropCatch nege…. Source: Domaining     



Ammar Kubba Shares Rationale Behind 5 Figure .IO Purchase

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: On Saturday evening, Ammar Kubba shared a screenshot of his mobile phone home screen with an email notification from American Express Platinum showing a purchase of $18,888 at Park.io. In his tweet, Ammar asked people to guess what he just bought. What was most surprising to me wasn’t that Ammar spent…



133 Domain Discoveries for April 1st

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…



Aussie #UDRP Respondent tells #WIPO panelist to “fuck off”

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: If your UDRP is a lost case, you might as well go down in flames. The Respondent to the UDRP for the domain TetraTrex.com wasn’t pleased when he received the emails regarding his domain. The Complainant is Tetra Laval Holdings & Finance S.A. of Pully, Switzerland, and the Respondent is an Australian…



$181k in Sales on March 31st – FamilyMart.com sold for $18,938 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was FamilyMart.com which sold for $18,938 at DropCatch. NameBio recorded 289 sales $100+ for a total of $148,091 with an average sale price of $512. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 8% in the number of sales and the total dollar…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday April 1st, 2019

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: Today is my least favorite day on the web. April Fools day. A day when everyone tries to be creative and silly. It’s gotten to a point that nobody believes anything that is written today. Essentially wasting an entire day of publishing and reading. I’ll suffer through it like the rest of…



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