Domainers want something for nothing, a new study shows. Expert analysis of the expectations shared by domain investors produced some interesting data, according to the Internet Reboot Institute : “We’ve come to the conclusion that domainers are a group of professionals with some of the highest expectations, when it comes down to calculating the work […]
One market for domain names is very strong but the other is lackluster This week we chat with domain name broker Andrew Rosener of Media Options about the domain name market. He says it’s a very bifurcated market, with different results in the end user and investor markets. Andrew also discusses the challenge of premium […]
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Our Domain Memes series depict short, fun snapshots of events related to the domain industry, whether about funny or more serious incidents. Today’s domain meme is about the Queen.com debacle, and the apparent chutzpah of a Danish florist company to challenge the ownership of the aged, generic domain via the UDRP process. As Rick Schwartz […]
Sedo went out of its traditional comfort zone to discuss domain investing. Last week I wrote about how Sedo was exhibiting at the Annual Investor Meeting in Dubai this week. This is an unusual conference for a domain name company. The audience knows next to nothing about domain names as an investment, which is precisely […]
The UDRP against the domain Bigotti.com, failed at the WIPO. Registered in 2003 by an Italian domain investor, the domain is a dictionary word in Italian, meaning “bigots.” A company from Romania, Graftex Prodcom SRL and Graffitti – 94 R.B.I. Prodcom S.R.L. filed the UDRP on the basis of trademarks from 2001 and 2003. The […]
We rolled out Domain Memes to poke fun at a variety of domain industry situations, summarizing the funny or extraordinary elements of domain investing in a meme. This time around, it’s about your favorite gTLD – it might not be worth jack shit in the eyes of other investors. And that’s ok, not everyone has […]