The Story of Christmas (.com)

NamePros: Seasonal domain names can be profitable. We've seen in the past that Thanksgiving.com and Halloween.com receive huge spikes in traffic, and presumably revenue, around those specific holidays. One of the most popular seasonal domain names has...
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VeriSign (VRSN) Reveals Q3 Domain Name Registration Numbers

According to VeriSign Inc. 's VRSN latest "The Domain Name Industry Brief", domain name registrations decreased 0.4% sequentially to approximately 330.7 million across top-level domains (TLDs) at the end of the third quarter. Domain name registrations increased 3.7 million or 1.1% year over year.
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How to find out who owns a domain name

Whats Your Name: Domains have essentially become the real estate of the online world, and just like a suburban dream home, domains tend to pass hands several times over the years. But if there’s a domain out there that you’re interested in...
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Is Multi-Stakeholder Internet Governance Dying?

Consequently, there is a strong tendency for ICANN working groups to be stacked with private sector stakeholders such as lawyers for intellectual property rights holders and the domain name industry, who are able to dominate discussions, to obstruct at...
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VeriSign (VRSN) Reveals Q3 Domain Name Registration Numbers

According to VeriSign Inc.'s (VRSN - Free Report) latest “The Domain Name Industry Brief”, domain name registrations decreased 0.4% sequentially to approximately 330.7 million across top-level domains (TLDs) at the end of the third quarter. Domain name registrations increased 3.7 million or 1.1% ...
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Mason Cole joins Perkins Coie as Internet Governance Advisor

After nearly six years at Donuts, Mason Cole moves to law firm. Mason Cole has joined the law firm Perkins Coie as Internet Governance Advisor in its Trademark, Copyright, Media & Brand Protection practice. He will work with Partner Fabricio Vayra, who leads the firm’s ICANN activities. Cole is not a lawyer but has been […]

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