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After NZ shooting, Epik has a Monster PR problem

Domain name registrar Epik.com has come under fire from prominent domain investors and others after CEO Rob Monster suggested that video of the recent mosque shootings in New Zealand, which he hosted on an Epik service and shared on social media, was a...
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Whois vacuum AppDetex raises $10 million

Brand protection registrar AppDetex, which counts Facebook as its key customer, has raised $10 million in funding. It’s the second round of venture capital for the six-year-old Boise, Idaho company. This one was led by First Analysis, with first-...
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Tucows acquires Ascio as consolidation continues

Tucows acquires another reseller registrar. Tucows (NASDAQ: TCX) has acquired reseller registrar Ascio Technologies from CSC for $29.44 million. Ascio has 1.8 million domains under management and 500 active resellers. Compared to Enom, which Tucows acquired two years ago, Ascio has fewer but bigger resellers. By selling Ascio, CSC it focusing on its brand management […]

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How to get your domains out of Alpnames – Fast!

Customers can access their account through LogicBoxes. Domain name registrar Alpnames has imploded, leaving hundreds of thousands of domain names temporarily stuck in purgatory. Thankfully, there is a solution for customers that want to access their accounts and move domains to another registrar. Alpnames used the registrar platform LogicBoxes to manage its domains and you […]

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MarkMonitor parent Clarivate going public through merger deal

SPAC gobbles up Clarivate Analytics, the company that owns MarkMonitor. Brand protection domain name registrar MarkMonitor will soon be part of a public company. MarkMonitor parent company Clarivate Analytics is merging with Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) Churchill Capital Corp. Churchill raised $690 million in an IPO last September, the most raised in a SPAC […]

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Namecheap hits 200,000 domain milestone in Namecheap University program

Domain registrar gives free .me domain name and online tools to students. Domain name registrar Namecheap has hit a big milestone in its Namecheap University program: 200,000 free .Me domain names. The program offers students and educators a free .me domain name and online tools for one year. Namecheap launched the initiative in 2014. It […]

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Uniregistry makes Whois opt-in

New Cayman Islands law forces Uniregistry to change Whois policy. Domain name registrar Uniregistry is making the publication of Whois data opt-in for registrants. The move is in response to a new Cayman Islands Data Protection Law. Think of it as the Cayman Islands’ version of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation. Many of Uniregistry’s […]

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Tucows releases “Tiered Access” Whois request data

2,100 requests for Whois data so far. Domain name registrar Tucows (NASDAQ: TCX) released data today about requests for Whois information under its tiered access program. The company started the program following the implementation of the European Union’s General Data Protection Policy (GDPR) last year. At that time, Tucows masked Whois records for all domain names […]

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