acro.net: As an Escrow.com customer for the past 15 years, I’ve been using its services exclusively for the acquisition and sale of domain names. Exactly a year ago, Escrow.com launched its Domain Concierge service, during NamesCon 2016. I’ve just completed my first transaction using the Escrow.com Domain Concierge, and this is a quick review of my […]
A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on February 23, 2017.
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 a reserve. I’m only showing where the price was when the auction ended, but the name may not have sold if a reserve was in place.
I rarely have final prices for the Namejet names on the list, because they usually do not end the same day as they are posted to the list. For now, instead of posting the list with no prices, I’ll post the top 10 Namejet sales for yesterday as listed on Namebio.
DomainKing.NG, allegedly the top domain registrar in Nigeria, has failed to provide basic support to its Nigerian customers, for the past two weeks. Based in Punjab, India, two of DomainKing.NG’s officers were arrested earlier in February on a variety of charges. Pune City police arrested the DomainKing.NG founders on fraud charges, but the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism […]
Cybersquatting claim is dead, but battle continues in bankruptcy court. The saga of Grandma Heidi Powell and the domain name HeidiPowell.com seems like it will be settled in bankruptcy court after a federal district judge said a settlement agreement in its court must be honored. A bit of background… A somewhat-famous fitness instructor named Heidi […]
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The .org registry made a short announcement that it is pausing development of the new dispute policy that many are calling “UDRP for copyright”. Public Interest Registry (PIR) has been developing the policy (called ”Systemic Copyright Infringement Alternative Dispute Resolution Policy” by PIR) for over a year but an announcement by the Domain Name Association …
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