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Domain blocklists can ensnare the wrong targets

Blocklists don’t keep up with domain names as their use changes. Michael Sumner, a partner at domain name sales data site NameBio, had a rough start to November. He woke up on November 2 to find a message from PayPal in his inbox with the subject “You can no longer use PayPal.” In a follow-up […]

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PayPal terminates it’s relationship with Epik

It looks like PayPal has stopped doing business with domain name registrar Epik. A member at Namepros noticed they could not use PayPal and thought it was a glitch. Rob Davis replied and he has done a nice job writing a series of letters that are very ...
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PayPal drops Epik, sparking registrar to cry it is being “deplatformed”

PayPal apparently inquired about flows of money through the registrar before terminating services; domain name registrar with controversial customers says it is being deplatformed. PayPal has discontinued providing services to domain name registrar Epik. It’s not entirely clear what happened, but Epik has commented on the decision in multi-page letters to PayPal employees, the CEO […]

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August’s top news stories

Here are the top stories on Domain Name Wire for the past month, as well as podcasts. 1. Edible Arrangements sues to get Edibles.com – The fruit delivery company owns Edible.com and wants the plural version. Perhaps for its new CBD venture. 2. GoDaddy completes Neustar Registry acquisition – Neustar’s registry business is now GoDaddy […]

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PayPal adds seller protection for domain name transactions

PayPal extends intangible goods coverage to sellers, but it might not be easy to make a claim. PayPal has updated its intangible goods coverage for transactions to covers both buyers and sellers of domain names. Previously, PayPal’s protection guarantee only covered buyers of domain names. The updated coverage protects against someone buying a domain name […]

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Buying and Selling Crypto with PayPal?

It looks like you soon will be able to buy and sell cryptocurrencies through PayPal and Venmo. CoinDesk published an article highlighting the plans that came from sources. PayPal declined comment. “My understanding is that they are going to allow buys ...
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