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Guess who owns the .BLOG Registry?

WordPress, the most popular blog software, powering over 50% of all blogs and over 25% of all websites, is the Registry operator for .BLOG.

So, even if you don’t plan to use the domain right away, it would be prudent to protect your [...]

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NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2016 DOMAIN INDUSTRY AWARDS NOW OPEN

DOMAIN INDUSTRY AWARD Nominations for 2016 are now open. Nominations will remain open until Thursday, July 28th at 6 P.M. EDT. This year all nominations will be sent to: NOMINATIONS@THEDomainConference.com The DOMAIN INDUSTRY AWARDS are the most sought-after and prestigious awards presented annually. This year marks the 12th Annual Domain Industry Awards. The Awards Ceremony […]
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CLAIMANT FOOLISHLY TRIES TO GET THE 2ND BITE OF THE APPLE

In a new UDRP decision handed down by a 1 person panel at the National Arbitration Forum, where Complainant is Sarten Ambalaj Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi (“Complainant”), Turkey and Respondent is Stanley Pace (“Respondent”), Texas, USA, the panelist had a good explanation as to his decision for the Respondent. I had represented Stanley Pace […]
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BoatDeals.com – Will It Float?

“If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” – T.S. Eliot You may have heard of Beepi.com, which is a new way to buy and sell cars. They will get your car sold in 30 days or less, or they will buy it from you themselves for the… Read More »
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WIPO TREATS DOMAIN INVESTORS FAIRLY

A review of the UDRP Decisions at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for the last 6 months shows a marked increase in the number of cases decided in favor of the Respondent Domain Name Holder along with an increase in finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking by Complainants. This is our Semi-Annual Report of […]
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NATIONAL ARBITRATION FORUM IS VERY PRO TRADEMARK HOLDERS

In reviewing the decisions of panels of the NAF during the last 6 months, it appears more and more likely, that if you are a trademark holder complaining against a domain name registrant, your chances of prevailing are extremely favorable. This is, of course, bad news for the average domain name investor. This is our […]
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Prunes.ca Picked in last .CA TBR Drop of June

DomainReport.ca I don't know where July and the first part of August went, things have been pretty busy for me and a lot of time spent away from home.  And then there was the Euro 2016 in July, and the Rio Olympics that just finished (not that I went to either, but I did watch some).  Summer will be ending in a couple of weeks, and then we're on to the time of year that is typically a robust one
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HandCream.ca a Slick Pick in June 22 .CA TBR Drop

DomainReport.ca This week's June 22 .ca TBR drop returned a similar number of domains as last week's, with 169 .ca domains grabbed. First, there was one .ca domain sale reported this week: bcsa.ca  -  sold for $7,500  -  DomainMedia.ca via DNS This domain was sold to the BC Safety Authority in Vancouver and is a nice short alternative to their current domain, SafetyAuthority.ca.  I imagine
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