Daily archives: July 8th, 2019

Someone asked a bunch of us on Twitter what the difference between Priv8Jet.com and PrivateJet.co…

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: My answer was simple – one is a super valuable asset, the other is not. As you might have guessed, this tweet came from the owner of Priv8Jet.com who is asking $3M for the domain name. Yes, you read that right, he wants $3M, a tenth of the price that PrivateJet.com sold…



Addicting.com domain lawsuit settled

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Addicting.com owner keeps domain and pays token amount to Addicting Games. A lawsuit over the use of Addicting.com has been settled. Addicting Games sued Addicting.com in an in rem action, claiming that the domain name was cybersquatting. While the domain name indeed showed ads related to online games, it…



ProDental.com sold for $6,055

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: Why google searches affect your domains / .com domains (From $1000 -$25,000 per domain) / $1.25 .co registration promo / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today! Buying Brandable Domain Names – Budget: Up to $1,000.00 – Need some quick…



iPage Web Hosting Review (2019)

By Quick Sprout Editorial Unlike some of the other web hosting providers on the market, iPage isn’t as well-known. But the company has been around for more than 20 years and hosts over one million websites with its two data centers. If you stumbled upon iPage for web hosting, it’s probably because you were looking…



iPage Web Hosting Review (2019)

By Quick Sprout Editorial Unlike some of the other web hosting providers on the market, iPage isn’t as well-known. But the company has been around for more than 20 years and hosts over one million websites with its two data centers. If you stumbled upon iPage for web hosting, it’s probably because you were looking…



No Reserve Auctions Ending 7/8

No Reserve Auctions Ending 7/8DeluxeKennels.com, HappyWaist.com, GetMyPatent.com, RehabilitationSpa.com, CentralDash.com No Reserve Auctions Ending Soon DropEngine takes an algorithmic approach to drop capturing domains that have a high probability of resale. Take the guess work out of domain investing and build your portfolio the smart way with DropEngine.com. Top Investor PicksAuction End Time: 7/8/2019 12:00 pm…



ICA/WIPO Public Webinar Wednesday to Address WhoIs Chaos Created By GDPR

DNJournal: GDPR has played havoc with attempts to use public WhoIs records to find out how to contact a domain’s owner. This webinar will look at a possible solution. Source: Domaining     



#PornFlix .com : Rick Schwartz receives C&D on a #domain he owns since 1998

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: PornFlix.com is an adult theme domain owned by Rick Schwartz since 1998. The Domain King shared news of a Cease and Desist letter – a.k.a., “nastygram” – that was sent by a Las Vegas company that registered the trademark PORN FLIX on June 25, 2019. Rick Schwartz’s quoted price for the domain…



My Ideal (.com) Domain Name

By Elliot Silver People regularly ask me what type of domain name I buy. My portfolio is fairly diverse at this point, but I am always on the hunt for positive and meaningful one word .com domain names. The ideal type of .com domain name I want to buy is pretty simple to describe though….



A Post-GDPR model for domain name investors

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: A model that might make domain investing easier under GDPR. A lot of processes domain investors and marketplaces use have become challenging thanks to the European Unions General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Most of this has to do with registrars blocking access to information in Whois. This makes it…



Top 10 articles from the 1st half of 2019 (ICANN, GoDaddy, Mike Mann, Rick Schwartz, Voice)

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: These are the top 10 domain name articles from the first half of 2019. It has been a crazy year in the domain name industry with some great sales but with ICANN screwing all domain name owners. It is a busy year for OnlineDomain.com with about 130 posts published so far….



#Kimono .ORG for sale at $30,000 dollars; too late for one of Kim’s failed #brands?

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The auction for the domain Kimono.org ended at $1,605 dollars, and the winner took home a major cultural keyword in Japan. The domain was auctioned off at DropCatch; the timing of the auction was shockingly coincidental: Kim Kardashian’s choice of a new shapewear brand was called Kimono. Kim Kardashian’s domain acquisitio… Source:…



CEO lost millions on Manhattan apartment deal just days before AlpNames went dark

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: The CEO of AlpNames lost his $2.1 million deposit on a $10.6 million Manhattan apartment just days before his company went belly-up earlier this year, DI can reveal. A New York District Court judge in February found in favor of property developer Highline Associates, which had sued Iain Roache for his…



90% Of Humans To Die In 31 Years

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Where Did Life Come From, Climate Hoax, Pluto, Connected Life, Solar Panels, Solar Framing, Creativity, Black Holes Solar Panel Farm Grows 17,000 Tons Of Food Without Soil, Pesticides, Fossil Fuels Or Groundwater SCIENTISTS: PLUTO MAY BE HIDING ALIEN LIFE IN BURIED OCEANS Harvard Scien… Source: Domaining     



Cookie based PayPal promo spams accounts with $5 from #Dynadot

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: PayPal is now being used as a guerilla marketing tool, sharing customer data with advertisers. A $5 dollar offer by Dynadot to spend at its store, might seem as free money at first. The alarming fact is that PayPal and Dynadot share cookie-based data to target PayPal users. Source: Domaining     



Escrow Insights: Building the Future – with Matt Barrie

By DomainSherpa DomainSherpa.com: Tech entrepreneur and top global influencer Matt Barrie specifically discusses his acquisition of Escrow.com and his strategy in business acquisitions in general. Plus, we learn so much about what he sees in the domain industry behind the scenes at Escrow.Matt is one of the most brilliant and voluble business minds today, so…



Cerebrum.com domain auction doesn’t go through

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: High profile Uniregistry expired domain sale at Dynadot is nixed. Last week there was quite a bit of chatter after Cerebrum.com closed for $23,000 in an expired domain auction at Dynadot. Some people thought the winning bidder overpaid while others were upset they were outbid. This morning I received…



AUCTION RECAP OF JULY 7, 2019

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on July 7, 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…



My Ideal (.com) Domain Name

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: People regularly ask me what type of domain name I buy. My portfolio is fairly diverse at this point, but I am always on the hunt for positive and meaningful one word .com domain names. The ideal type of .com domain name I want to buy is pretty simple to describe…



DAN.com – DNW Podcast #243

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: How DAN.com is using blockchain for the future of domain name transactions. This week I talk with Reza Sardeha, co-founder of DAN.com (formerly Undeveloped). Reza explains how his company uses blockchain to power domain name transactions. Learn about how blockchain can make complicated domain transactions easier, how DAN bot…



DAN listens and makes a change on its domain landing pages

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: After Undeveloped changed its name and branding to DAN on June 19 a few people complained about the new domain name landing pages displaying DAN.com. Up until then domain names for sale at Undeveloped had a landing page like this below. Notice it says “undeveloped” at the top left corner? It…



Michael Jackson estate gets KingOfPop.com domain name

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Estate owns domain name two years after entering into a settlement agreement with popcorn seller. The estate of Michael Jackson now owns KingOfPop.com after a legal battle. It sued Gourmet Gift Baskets in 2016, alleging that the company’s use of KingOfPop.com for a website selling popcorn infringed on the…



Kyriakos #Mitsotakis .com : New #Greek prime minister’s #domain owned by #HugeDomains!

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Greece has a new prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, after general elections were held on Sunday. The 51 year old conservative politician and president of the New Democracy party, comes from a Cretan family with a long tradition in Greek politics. Kyriakos Mitsotakis aspires to make a substantial change in how Greece was…



BettingOdds.com domain sells for £390,000

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Company pays nearly $500k for betting domain name that was once an active site. The domain name BettingOdds.com just sold for £390,000 on Sedo. That’s about $488,000 at today’s exchange rate. GamingUSA, a company actually located in the United Kingdom, is listed in Whois as the buyer. According to…



Daily Domain Picks 7-8-19

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 7-8-19 Another day with a LLNN.com leading the way with ag75.com closing at $6,600 and ag45.com closing at $5,800. Top sales/closes from yesterday: ag75.com 6,600 USD 2019-07-07 GoDaddy prodental.com 6,055 USD 2019-07-07 NameJet ag45.com 5,800 USD 2019-07-07 GoDaddy ebee.com 5,100 USD 2019-07-07 DropCatch cbdpatch…. Source: Domaining     



NamesCon sales top Web.com’s June domain name sales

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Web.com releases sales data from the past month. Web.com released its monthly sales results from aftermarket platforms NameJet and SnapNames. The results include the initial completed sales from the NamesCon Europe auction. The company handled 72 sales of $2,000 or more for a total of $467,000. $174,000 of this…



Zimbabwe wants to rebuild its domain market from scratch

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Zimbabwe has put out a call for feedback on plans to modernize its almost non-existent domain name industry. The local ccTLD manager, Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ), has issued a consultation document discussing plans to essentially architect the .zw market from scratch. .zw currently has no a… Source:…



128 Domain Discoveries for July 8th

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…



$157k in Sales on July 7th – AG75.com sold for $6,600 – 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 AG75.com which sold for $6,600. NameBio recorded 237 sales $100+ for a total of $127,094 with an average sale price of $536. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 25%…



Net 4 India gets brief reprieve from ICANN suspension

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: India registrar Net 4 India has been given a bit of breathing space by ICANN, following its suspension last month. ICANN suspended the registrar’s accreditation a month ago, effective June 21, after discovering the company had been in insolvency proceedings for some time. But on June 20 ICANN updated its suspension…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday July 8th, 2019

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: I’m sure people with a lot of domains get it every day but several times a month I get all excited because I receive the “Escrow has been initiated” email. I look for what domain was purchased and for how much (since I can never remember what the prices are for each…



Luxembourg tops 100,000 .lu domains

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Luxembourgish ccTLD .lu has grown to more than 100,000 domain names for the first time. ccTLD operator Restena said last week that the domain crossed the threshold June 21. At the end of the month, it had 100,056 domains under management. While it’s certainly not a lot for a ccTLD, it…



China domain smaller than expected

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: The Chinese national ccTLD registry has reported 2018 registration figures below what outsiders had estimated. CNNIC said last week (in Chinese) that it ended last year with 21.24 million .cn domain names under management. That’s quite a lot below the 22.7 million domains reported by Verisign’s Q4 Domain Name Industry Bri……



Charities “could move to .ngo” if .org prices rise

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: File this one under “wrong-headed argument of the day”. The head of policy at the Charities Aid Foundation reportedly has said that the recent removal of price increase caps at .org could lead to charities moving to other TLDs, “like .ngo”, which would cause confusion among charitable givers. Rhodri Davies tol……



Airline hit with $230 million GDPR fine

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: British Airways is to be fined £183.39 million ($230 million) over a customer data breach last year, by far the biggest penalty to be handed out under the General Data Protection Regulation to date. This story is not directly related to the domain name industry, but it does demonstrate that European…



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