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Nominet considers publishing domain name drop lists

Group wants to add sunshine to the domain-dropping process. .UK domain name registry Nominet is considering publishing drop lists of domain names that are about to be deleted and released. The organization is asking for feedback on the idea and two other issues during a policy consultation. Nominet points to three issues with the way […]

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Is the #Domain King “just nuts?”

In the entire domain name industry, no one is more well-known than the often outspoken Rick Schwartz. The Domain King spearheaded the domain industry’s growth by rolling out the TRAFFIC domain conference in 2004. Since then, Rick has rebooted his...
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NameJet changes direct listing registrar to Network Solutions

Change applies to non-expiring domains bought and sold on NameJet. NameJet is changing the registrar it uses for “direct listing” sales from Enom to Network Solutions. This means that people that list their non-expired inventory on NameJet will need to transfer the domains to Network Solutions upon sale. Buyers of these names will get the […]

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Be careful making bids in the new GoDaddy Investor app

You might inadvertantly place a very high bid. GoDaddy dropped its new iOS domain Investor app a couple of weeks ago. There aren’t a lot of new features yet, but it was completely rewritten under the hood for some new features coming soon. There is a cautionary thing to note about the UI. When you […]

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Verisign gets domain backorder patent

Last year I wrote about an intriguing patent application from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN), the company that runs the .com namespace. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has now issued patent #10404650 (pdf). The patent describes ways to change up the expired patent game. One way would be to issue encoding domain names that give people […]

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This is a dirty way to use an expired domain

A double amputee let his domain expire. Someone bought it for online gambling. Earlier this year, the domain name ScottRigsbyFoundation.org expired. It was used by a double amputee who successfully competed in an Ironman Triathlon. These days he is also a motivational speaker. The GoDaddy expired domain auction for the domain attracted multiple bidders and […]

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Tucows releases earnings, quantifies lift from GoDaddy Auctions

Margin contribution from domains up due to price increases and Ascio; Tucows also explains lift from moving Enom expiry stream. Tucows (NASDAQ: TCX) released second quarter earnings (pdf) yesterday after the close of the market. The company has three business lines: domain names, mobile service and internet service. For the domains segment, Q2 revenue was […]

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Cerebrum.com domain auction doesn’t go through

High profile Uniregistry expired domain sale at Dynadot is nixed. Last week there was quite a bit of chatter after Cerebrum.com closed for $23,000 in an expired domain auction at Dynadot. Some people thought the winning bidder overpaid while others were upset they were outbid. This morning I received an email from the runner-up bidder […]

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