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GoDaddy is closing an expired domain “loophole”

Last second backorders will no longer circumvent closeout process. Auctions for expired domain names at GoDaddy can get competitive. With no backorders required, domain names can go from $0 to hundreds of dollars even when no bids are placed until the last few minutes. This is complicated by the closeout process. If you bid on […]

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Does GoDaddy have too much power?

It seems more and more domain owners are rebelling against the GoDaddy monopoly. Huge Domains also appears to be in the crosshairs of more angry domainers. Over the last week three threads on Namepros have popped up that deal with different levels of d...
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U.S. government asks ICANN to investigate GoDaddy’s Whois policy

U.S. gov weighs in on GoDaddy’s Whois policy. The U.S. government has sent a letter to ICANN asking it to review GoDaddy’s (NYSE: GDDY) activities around blocking access to Whois records. David Redl, who heads the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, sent the letter to ICANN’s board today asking it to look into the matter. At […]

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Too early to try to flip?

Vape.net was sold in 2016 for $9,000 on Sedo, the seller was from Austria. The domain immediately went under privacy. The domain name was developed as a review site. The domain expired apparently and went for $30,000 at GoDaddy auctions on 2-25-18. The...
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ICANN confirms GoDaddy Whois probe

ICANN is looking into claims that GoDaddy is in breach of its registrar accreditation contract. The organization last week told IP lawyer Brian Winterfeldt that his complaint about the market-leading registrar throttling and censoring Whois queries ove...
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March’s Top 5 Stories on DNW

Here’s what made waves in March. March was a busy month in the domain name industry with people heading to CloudFest in Germany and the ICANN meeeting in Puerto Rico. On DNW, top stories involved Scientology, expired domains and a couple of big domain name sales. These were the top stories on DNW last month: […]

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