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How to keep your domains from being stolen (2019 edition)

Consider these eight safeguards to keep thieves away from your domain names. If you own domain names–particularly good names–you are at risk of having your valuable assets stolen from you. Thieves will try to compromise your domain registrar account (sometimes by first compromising your email account) and transfer the domains to another registrar. Sometimes they […]

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.Com slips at GoDaddy

Expirations outpaced new registrations at GoDaddy in December. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers December 2018. Something interesting happened in December: GoDaddy’s .com domains under management (DUMs) dropped. I’ve tracked monthly numbers for a long time and don’t recall this happening in […]

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Iceland’s .Is domain is now easier to register

Namecheap becomes biggest registrar to offer .Is domains. Country code domain names are an interesting animal. Some registries make it very difficult to register them; others market them heavily through the registrar channel. One domain that has traditionally been difficult or expensive to register is Iceland’s .IS domain. There are a few registrars, typically brand […]

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Moniker to take over Alpnames domain names

CentralNic registrars will pick up 680,000 domain names. Three domain name registrars owned by CentralNic (London AIM: CNIC) will take over the domain names from defunct domain name registrar AlpNames. All names will be managed through the Moniker.com website. Moniker will take the domains that end in .biz, .com, .info, .net, .org. Two other registrar […]

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NameSilo nets $1.5 million profit

Fast-growing registrar NameSilo yesterday reported its financial results for 2018. The Canadian company reported revenue of CDN 17.2 million ($13.3 million) for the year, up from CDN 10.4 million ($8.1 million) in 2017. Net income was CDN 1.92 million ...
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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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