The Yin to the Yang of Domain Sales

Although it isn’t a regular column to this blog, consider this my weekend musings, if you will.  The following are some thoughts I was having a moment ago while giving my head and beard a quick trim for the coming week. Several days ago I caught a post on Abdul Basit’s blog, New Year Starts […]
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The Coolest Flippa Auction Ever?

A recent auction on flippa broke all records, with 330 bids in just half a day! It’s a neat new site with a unique service – it sends glitter to the people you hate (or like?) the most. In an avalanche of viral effects and incredible publicity the site had over 2.5 million visitors and…
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Monaco: No, You Can’t Trademark a Country Name

By Zak Muscovitch. The General Court of the European Union issued a judgment dismissing the Principality Of Monaco's application for EU protection of its "MONACO" trademark. In 2010, the government of the Principality of Monaco was granted, by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), an international registration covering the territory of the EU. That registration, which was based
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6 Qualities of the Best Therapy Websites

As one of the leading developers in building beautiful websites for mental health professionals and coaches, we have seen a lot of private practice therapy websites. Part of what we do is not just providing these therapist with a beautiful new design, but also determining how to create a website that will help their practice grow. How [Read more...]

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Cigarette Company Wins DJ Domain Name at UDRP

By Zak Muscovitch. The domain name, DJBLACKNMILD.COM was ordered transferred to cigarette company, John Middleton Co. by an NAF Panel in a decision dated, January 7, 2015. The Respondent, was "j alvarez" from Alabama, USA. What caught my attention here, is the oddity of someone purportedly cybersquatting on a cigarette brand by supposedly adding "DJ" to it. The Complaint was undefended and
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Live Results : NamesCon 2015 Right of the Dot Auction

DNN will be live blogging from NamesCon in Las Vegas. We do not guarantee the accuracy of these results. Check here for results as we update them live from the show.  Bidding is also available on SnapNames.com and names unsold will be in a silent auction there until February 6th, 2015. In a charity auction before […]
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Domain Name Leasing Workshop at Namescon 2015

By Zak Muscovitch. The  "Leasing Domain Names" workshop at Namescon is almost full. I am looking forward to spending 45 minutes taking everyone through a domain name lease agreement, line by line, and explaining the issues and considerations, so that you become familiar with the basics of domain name leasing transactions. After the workshop, I will also be giving attendees an Annotated Domain
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Moniker Exiting the Drop Game?

One of the company’s drop-catching proxy registrars SantiamDomains recently (and quietly) changed hands and is now under Web.com’s ownership. This article is purely speculative, but it’s based on something that I learned today while troubleshooting some domain administration issues. A domain that I had caught at Snapnames back in March of 2014 is coming up […]
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