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Yes, Diem is the new name for Facebook’s cryptocurrency initiative

Domain names tipped off the change three months ago. On September 4, I posited that Facebook might be changing the name of its cryptocurrency initiative from Libra to Diem. It turns out I was right. The name changed was announced today. Once again, domain names told the story. Some company was registering lots of domain […]

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“Libra” top trending keyword in .com

Verisign confirms that people are registering Libra domains like crazy. Verisign has published its monthly list of trending keywords in .com and, not surprisingly, Libra led the list. Facebook announced the Libra cryptocurrency last month and people started registering Libra domains in droves. That’s pretty dumb, but I suppose it could drum up new business […]

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“Scammers flock to buy Libra domains”

Right after the Facebook announcement of Libra, I wrote an article about 1,000 Libra related names being registered almost immediately. The threat intelligence outfit Digital Shadows reported on all the registrations and that the company has already fo...
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