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June’s top DNW stories

Here’s a rundown of the top stories and podcasts on DNW from last month: 1. Timing is everything: why .XXX dwarfs other adult top level domain names – The .XXX namespace and others recently sold by ICM Registry paint a picture of how difficult it is to market a new TLD in a crowded environment. […]

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Man gets 20 years in prison for trying to steal a domain name

Man tried physically force domain owner to transfer the domain name. A Cedar Rapids, Iowa man will head to prison for 20 years for trying to steal a domain name, the Associated Press reports. By steal a domain name, I mean physically. Sherman Hopkins Jr. broke into a man’s home on June 21, 2017 with […]

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Newtek domain theft has major impact on customers

Customers have to make quick switch to avoid security risk and potential outages. I frequently write about domain name theft. Usually, the only loss in the theft is the domain name. But it can be much worse. Three domain names belonging to Newtek Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:NEWT) were recently stolen, as Brian Krebs explains in […]

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Chinese man sues after his numeric domain names are stolen

Lawsuit claims 11 domain names such as 0001.com were stolen. Gong Fan of Shenzhen, China has filed a lawsuit (pdf) to recover 11 numeric .com domain names that he alleges were stolen from him. According to the suit, Gong Fan is the original registrant of 0001.com, 6007.com, 00088.com, 10099.com, 00086.com, 98988.com, 88199.com, 00018.com, 00019.com, 00020.com […]

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