GDPR and WHOIS – Winners and Losers

Privacy Advocates – GDPR is a huge win for privacy advocates. For years, these folks have stood up at ICANN meetings and eloquently spoken about the WHOIS system flying in the face of one's right to basic privacy online. They have argued the simple act of registering a domain name should not ...
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The Blogroll: Week 5

I Want My Name: If you’re looking at this wondering what the heck is going on, here’s a primer — What is The Blogroll and who is it for? Also, if you know of an article or blog I should be reading, let me know! * Austin Kleon, quotin...
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10 Notable NameJet sales from March

Domain Name Wire: How much more valuable is Freedom.com than TheFreedom.com? 1000 times, apparently. NameJet sold 102 domain names last month for $2,000 or more for a total of $500,000. Here are ten of the sales that jumped out at me: Optimization.com...
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10 Notable NameJet sales from March

Zilloow.com $3,656 – Unsurprisingly, the buyer is using Whois privacy. Publicate.com $2,566 – The company that operates at Publicate.it is going to be upset that it missed this auction. Cyclers.com $2,189 – A nifty name for a bicycling site. BrandingSt...
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AUCTION RECAP OF APRIL 4, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on April 4, 2018. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) ...
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