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.Com Winners & Losers: Dynadot surges

Dynadot returned to the top 10; Chinese registrar Chengdu West plummets. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers July 2019. There was a shakeup in the top ten registrars for monthly .com volume. Chengdu West fell out of the top 10. Dynadot surged […]

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Epik is hiring Hiring Brand Ambassadors, Country Managers, Product Managers

For those that might be interested, Rob Monster posted many job openings at Epik on Namepros. Let me make crystal clear, this is in no way an endorsement to apply for a job at Epik and I have no knowledge about benefits or salary. Many people are looking for employment in this industry and this […]

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Tucows exits its domain name portfolio

Company no longer holds a portfolio of domains for the secondary market. Tucows (NASDAQ: TCX) released its Q3 earnings yesterday. You can see the numbers here (pdf), but they aren’t the headline for the domain segment. Instead, it’s this: after many years of owning its a domain portfolio, Tucows has exited that business. It still […]

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GoDaddy reports Q3 earnings; Website builder has 1 million paid users

Website builder hits key milestone as revenue continues upward climb. GoDaddy reported third quarter 2019 earnings this afternoon. Total revenue was $760.5 million, up 11.9% year over year, or 13.3% on a constant currency basis. The revenue number hit the midpoint of GoDaddy’s forecast for the quarter. Domains revenue was $345.3 million, up 11.6% year […]

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Part of MarkMonitor sold to OpSec Security

Clarivate will retain the domain name business. Clarivate Analytics (NYSE: CCC) is selling part of its MarkMonitor business to OpSec Security. OpSec Security is an anticounterfeiting and brand protection company. It will acquire the MarkMonitor brand protection, antipiracy and antifraud business from Clarivate. This does not include the MarkMonitor Domain Management business. Clarivate is re-organizing […]

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Web.com got pwned

Web.com, which owns top 20 registrars Network Solutions and Register.com, got itself and millions of its customers hacked a few months ago. The company disclosed last week that malicious hackers broke into its network in late August, making off with cu...
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Do you trust your domain name registrar?

Read the terms, but also consider which company you trust to hold your domains. My story this week about Uniregistry adding a late renewal fee has snowballed. People actually read Uniregistry’s terms for perhaps the first time, and they didn’t like everything they saw. The language suggests that Uniregistry can take your domain away without […]

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Uniregistry adds “late renewal” fee

Registrar will charge a fee if you renew domains in the last ten days of the grace period. Uniregistry sent a notice to customers today informing them that it has updated its Terms of Service, including adding a “late renewal” fee for domains renewed toward the end of the grace period. The fee applies to […]

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.Com Winners & Losers: A strong month for NameSilo

NameSilo has strong month. Here’s how other registrars fared. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers June 2019. NameSilo surged this month, landing at #5 on the monthly list. It’s also nipping at the heels of GMO for #10 on the total .com […]

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Afternic will – Sedo won’t

One site will allow you to opt out of registrar markups the other won’t. Here is a follow up to the story I posted last week about some domain registrars marking up your names (for their profit) when you list at Sedo and Afternic. Joe Styler reaf...
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