Daily archives: August 12th, 2019

Who Has Been Acquiring the Web? Newly Registered Domains Can Tell You

By admin WhoisXmlApi.com: Connectivity is a double-edged sword. Though it makes reaching almost anyone and anything with an email address or a website a breeze, it also puts all things online at the mercy of cybercriminals and unfair competitors who are always on … → Source: Domaining     



Thanks for all your feedback on my newsletter idea…I decided not to do it, and here’s why

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: One thing I really like about having a blog is that it can be a great way to vet ideas and get feedback. Last week I wrote a post about a new idea I had, a newsletter that curates domains that people are thinking of dropping, and offers them up for sale…



CP Org Files UDRP Against Other CP Org Domain Name

By Elliot Silver I noticed an interesting UDRP dispute involving what appears to be two Cerebral Palsy organizations. A UDRP was filed against the UCPA.org domain name. The UDRP was filed at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPI), and it is WIPO Case D2019-1920. When I first looked at the UCPA.org website, I was a…



Neustar new backend provider for .vu

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: The Office of the Vanuatu Telecommunications, Radiocommunications and Broadcasting Regulator (TRBR) would like to announce the appointment of Neustar Vanuatu Limited (Neustar) as the new Registry Operator for the .vu country code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD). .VU has not seen many sales as there are only 9 recorded by Namebio. Nothing…



#Neustar is the new back-end Registry for #Vanuatu and dot .VU

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Neustar, kind sponsors of DomainGang, has been appointed as the new back-end Registry for Vanuatu. The South Pacific Ocean nation made up of roughly 80 islands that stretch 1,300 kilometers operates from the dot .VU ccTLD. The top level domain for Vanuatu went live in 1995. George Pongas, Vice President, Corporate Affairs…



The best is yet to come to the Chinese domain market

By Kassey Lee TLDInvestors.com: Steve Jobs used to talk about dots and connecting them to see a bigger picture. I like to collect bits of data to construct my own world of domains. In this article I’ll share with you some of the dots I have accumulated over the years to help me paint a…



#Automattic to buy #Tumblr from Verizon for a fistful of dollars

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Automattic, makers of the popular CMS WordPress, have agreed to acquire Tumblr from Verizon. The once popular photo blog repository was acquired by Yahoo in 2013 for $1.1 billion dollars. Eventually, it moved to Verizon’s group of companies when it acquired Yahoo in 2017. So how much did Tumblr sell for? According…



#NameBio rolls out an API for interactive #domain name data queries

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: NameBio, the repository of historical domain sales data, has rolled out its dedicated API. Not content with processing, storing and sharing information on more than $1.8 billion dollars‘ worth of domain sales, the team at NameBio is adding more goodies. The NameBio API offers easy and extensive access to the domain sales…



CP Org Files UDRP Against Other CP Org Domain Name

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I noticed an interesting UDRP dispute involving what appears to be two Cerebral Palsy organizations. A UDRP was filed against the UCPA.org domain name. The UDRP was filed at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPI), and it is WIPO Case D2019-1920. When I first looked at the UCPA.org website, I was…



Did Collect.com Sell as Part of $350k Bankruptcy Deal?

By Elliot Silver This morning, I saw Collect.com in my DomainTools Domain Monitor email, and it appears to have changed hands. The new registrant of the Collect.com domain name is a company called Cruz Bay Publishing, Inc. On the Collect.com home page, there are several publication logos featured. I wanted to see if I could…



Bill McClure Cremates the Competition When it Comes to Domaining

By Mike Sullivan DSAD.com: A couple of days ago, I came across CremationServices.com in my journey across the internet. Curious, I reached out to the owner for an interview. Bill McClure answered my query and it turns out he’s a longtime fan of DSAD and Domain Shane (I mean, who isn’t?). You may recognize Bill’s…



Here’s the crazy story from the IMI.com cybersquatting trial

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: A dispute over IMI.com led to a jury trial with what many would see as an obvious verdict. In 2017, concrete company Irving Materials, Inc. filed a cybersquatting claim under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) to get the domain name IMI.com. The domain owner didn’t respond,…



Godaddy Auctions Ending 8/12

Godaddy Auctions Ending 8/12LimoAce.com, GuidedTesting.com, EasyFunding.net, LinkForCash.com, HaulingIt.com, DNAclaims.com Godaddy No Reserve Auctions Ending Today 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: 8/12/2019 12:00…



GoDaddy’s Aftermarket Approach: Normalizing Premium Domain Acquisitions

By DomainSherpa DomainSherpa.com: GoDaddy has amassed a significant premium domain name portfolio over the past years via several valuable portfolio acquisitions, and in their next strategic step, GoDaddy created a new position, Senior Premium Domain Name Consultant, with Jebidiah Burnett filling the consultative sales role with his tremendous expertise.Given the ris… Source: Domaining     



Berkens says new gTLDs mostly suck but geos suck hardest

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Ever since he cashed out his massive portfolio of domain names in a bulk sale to GoDaddy three and a half years ago, domain investor Mike Berkens has been dabbling in new gTLDs, and so far he’s not impressed. In a recent conference speech and blog post, he revealed some of…



AUCTION RECAP OF AUGUST 11, 2019

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on August 11, 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…



Domain sightings : DicsPics .com or how not to register #domain names

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Domain sightings are encounters with domains in real life, such as on vehicles, shops and stores. We classify them in two categories: dot .com sightings, and everything else. This time around we have a dot .com sighting that also demonstrates how not to register domain names. DicsPics.com is a photography services store…



Fractal Analytics files cybersquatting lawsuit

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Analytics firm wants to recover two domain names that are similar to its trademark. Fractal Analytics has filed an in rem cybersquatting lawsuit (pdf) against the domain names FractalAnalyticsInc.com and Fractal-Analytics.com. The analytics company uses the domain names FractalAnalytics.com and Fractal.ai. It’s a private compan… Source: Domaining     



A new TLD update with Sandeep Ramchandani – DNW Podcast #248

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Sandeep Ramchandani returns to the program to discuss the top level domain market. Radix CEO Sandeep Ramchandani discusses the current state of new top level domain names from his perspective. We discuss how much premium domains should cost, if domains under management is the right metric, switching costs of…



Worst domain extension will soon launch

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: EURid announced that it will soon launch a new extension that is probably the worst extension ever created. They think that they are launching .eu in Greek (.ευ). But they are really launching is the probably the worst extension ever. Yes, probably worse than .horse or .onl. And it the worst…



Did Collect.com Sell as Part of $350k Bankruptcy Deal?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: This morning, I saw Collect.com in my DomainTools Domain Monitor email, and it appears to have changed hands. The new registrant of the Collect.com domain name is a company called Cruz Bay Publishing, Inc. On the Collect.com home page, there are several publication logos featured. I wanted to see if I…



Who bought Uniregistry’s top 20 public domain sales last month

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Phrase.com, Radix.com among domain purchases. Uniregistry has begun publishing some of its top monthly domain name sales. The company released its first batch for July. Keep in mind that many of the top domains are excluded from the list due to non-disclosure agreements. Like I do for my Sedo…



155 Domain Discoveries for August 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…



.gay gets rooted

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: The new gTLD .gay, which was often used as an example of a controversial TLD that could be blocked from the DNS, has finally made it to the DNS. While no .gay domains are currently resolving, the TLD itself was added to the root zone over the weekend. Its registry is…



$154k in Sales on August 11th – SweetPeasKitchen.com sold for $20,250 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: GoDaddy had six of the top ten sales yesterday led by SweetPeasKitchen.com which sold for $20,250. NameBio recorded 259 sales $100+ for a total of $128,939 with an average sale price of $498. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 1% in the number of sales and the…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday August 12th, 2019

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: I was fortunate enough to run with Dean Karnazes when he was running 50 marathons in 50 days in 50 states. He and I just happened to run about the same pace. Me, going as hard as I could. He running at a pace that was slow enough he could run 50…



Neustar takes control of two new gTLDs

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Neustar has started taking over former dot-brand new gTLDs belonging to its former clients. It recently took control of .compare and .select, which previously belonged to Australian insurance company iSelect. Neustar had been the back-end registry provider for both TLDs. As previously blogged, iSelect abandoned its primary dot-brand,… Source: Domaining     



Personal Musings – Getting to the Facts

Michael Gilmour: Facts can be scary things, especially when you don’t want to know about them. One of the reasons why things are called facts is because they are unequivocally true and yet, so many people take an ostrich approach to life by burying their head in the sand to escape them. The question I…



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