My Moniker Account was Breached – Security Flaws Persist

I woke up on September 1st, Labor Day, to an email alert that one of my domains had been transferred out of my account at Moniker without my authorization. I soon learned that my account had been hacked, the account email had been changed, a new user had been created, and five domains had been […]
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A Hilarious TradeMark Response Slütsof in Stagram

The owner of SlutsofInstagram.com got a cease and decist letter from Instagram, the most successful iphone app ever, with 30 million users. At first it all seems to be quite clear and Instagram would have a fairly strong case there: however, this was his reply: and attached was this drawing:   According to the domain owner…
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All My Sites Are Down Ughh!

Probably the most frustrating part of this business that every webmaster faces. Most of my sites are down currently, as my hosting company IceBlueHost is having some issues with their datacenter. They’ve been down for about half a day now and there is not much I can really do, except wait.. We are sorry to report that currently…
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Will WordPress Acquire and Use Word.Press?

.Press is open for landrush registration as of today, August 26th.  It will be interesting to see who turns up as the owner of Word.Press, provided the name is not being held back by the registry. If it turns out to be WordPress themselves, and they actually do something with the domain, such a move […]
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Beware Go Daddy Phishing Email – Status Alert: Potential risk to the server.

I received a notification in my spam folder today with the following subject line: Status Alert: Potential risk to the server. Hovering above the sender in Gmail reveals the spammer is masking their email as tech@mya.godaddy.com. However the message is not legitimate.  The actual hyperlink contained in the email points to a .ru (Russia ccTLD) […]
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Dot Net Multiplier Myth Debunked

We’ve all heard of the dot net multiplier in the domain space. The commonly accepted rule of thumb is that a dot net is worth approximately 10% of its dot com counterpart. I thought it would be interesting to put this rule to the test because I’ve never seen any hard evidence to back it […]
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Place Your Back Orders for Expired Domains at Pheenix

I first heard about Pheenix.com in September of last year when they had a major coup and beat out the biggest players in the drop catching space to grab PetSitters.com. The domain had hundreds of back orders across NameJet, SnapNames and Pool so you know these services were really gunning for it. The domain ended […]
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