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NamePros combats shill bids : URUN but you cannot hide

The domain community of NamePros identified and terminated a shill bid situation in its making, ending it with a the closing of the associated accounts. A thread seeking offers for the domain URUN.com for sale escalated quickly, sending offers into the thousands of dollars. One small problem: one of the bidders was a shill, pumping […]

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Domain Portfolio Advice

Today: Visibility checklist for selling domains / Why pronounceable 5l.com’s are selling so cheap / Tape.tv sold for $3,155! / And more. Here are the new discussions and domain news. Combiair.com – comboflight.com – combiflights –...
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Cybersquatting, domain UDRPs at the WIPO and gTLDs in 2016

The trademark-friendly folks at the WIPO released data a few days ago, regarding the record number of UDRP cases examined in 2016. That report, assesses data presenting the following picture: Trademark owners filed “an all-time record” 3,036 UDRP cases with the WIPO, a 10% increase over 2015. Top TLD was .COM, involving 3,135 domain names […]

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The importance of the domain extension

Today: Quick $30 logo contest / Multi-purpose domains and email addresses / Buying semi-pronounceable 4L coms LLLL 300 – 600 each / And more. Here are the new discussions and domain name news. PROMISED.me – What do you...
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New trademark application targets GEODOMAIN domain brand

A new trademark application at the USPTO for GEODOMAIN seems to introduce an alternate function for this generic keyword. Long after domain investors started using the geo-domain reference for city, town and other landmark domains as a shorthand version of “geographic domain,” an application filed on March 15th seeks to use the word for the […]

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The return of the Domainking.ng domain registrar operations

After almost 8 weeks of downtime, Domainking.NG is back in business, or so they appear to be. The Nigerian domain registrar’s Indian founders have returned to “active duty” and are responding to support tickets, actively engaging with their frustrated user base on Facebook. It seems that NiRA has lifted the suspension of the Domainking.NG domain, […]

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