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Are you a domain hooker, or a domain call girl?

Things are getting quite spicy on Twitter, where Rick Schwartz made a colorful analogy earlier today. In an attempt to emphasize that it all depends on how you sell something, not what you’re selling, the Domain King® stated: “The difference between a $50 hooker and a $5000 call girl may be THE ASKING PRICE!! Same […]

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Domain theft : Should you wait to report your domain got stolen?

Domain theft is a serious crime. Investors losing domains to cybercriminals in elaborate hacking incidents or phishing attacks, have a narrow window of opportunity to respond. In the past, we’ve covered cases where domain names were identified as stolen weeks and months after the incident. Typically, the delay is due to the owner’s lack of […]

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#MDGA : Trump to launch domain appraisal services

Another day, another gallant attempt to “Make America Great Again;” the president, Donald Trump, is diversifying into domain appraisal services. You could say, Make Domaining Great Again. “I’m impressed with these domainer folks, very nice, very committed. I want to support them. They are great. They know what’s great for America. We’ll offer huge, huge […]

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Marlboro + Marijuana domain = UDRP

Marijuana domains attract many domain investors, and there is substantial evidence that mainstream tobacco companies will be 420-friendly in the future. Capitalizing on this, some “enterprising” fellow registered Marlborojuana.com, an obvious amalgam of Marlboro and marijuana. Unfortunately, such blatant trademark use is frowned upon, and the tobacco giant promptly slapped them with a UDRP against […]

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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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