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Living as a Digital Nomad for a month

I hit the road this summer. Here are my takeaways. A lot of people who read DNW have immense flexibility. They can live and work from wherever they want. Both my wife and I own our own companies and can work from wherever we want, but it’s not something we’ve taken advantage of much. Having […]

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Domain names around Seattle

Here are some notable domain names I saw around Seattle over the past month. I spent the past month in Seattle on my annual “escape the Texas heat” vacation. And while people up here have complained about the 80+ degree days, it’s much nicer than what Austin is experiencing right now. During my visit, I […]

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.Best top level domain sold to entrepreneur who wants to make it a cryptocurrency play

Adding crypto to a new TLD? Why not. PeopleBrowsr has sold the top level domain name .best to The Best SAS, a Paris based company led by Cyril Fremont. According to a release, .best will become “a core component of a core component of a decentralized search optimized social network, where participants will be rewarded […]

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Competition in the domain industry

Some parts of the domain name business lack competition. Let’s talk about competition. Competition and choice are good for consumers. An example of a competitive market is that of domain name registration. There are hundreds of domain registrars competing for your business. That’s why domain registration prices remain fairly low, registrars create new products and […]

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June’s top DNW stories

Here’s a rundown of the top stories and podcasts on DNW from last month: 1. Timing is everything: why .XXX dwarfs other adult top level domain names – The .XXX namespace and others recently sold by ICM Registry paint a picture of how difficult it is to market a new TLD in a crowded environment. […]

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Sedo weekly sales led by Koffer.com

Sedo released their weekly sales and Koffer.com led the way at 75,000 Euros, ($87,801). German for suitcase or trunk. Spying.com came in second at $25,000.   koffer.com 75000 EUR spying.com 25000 USD kga.com 21000 EUR alsid.com 13500 USD mitrade.c...
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Supreme Court ruling leads to domain name bonanza

Punters register domain names for sports betting. Last month the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a decision that effectively allows states to legalize sports betting. This is a huge economic opportunity, and some people see value in registering sports betting domain names. According to .com domain name registry Verisign, these were the top ten “trending” […]

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Top Domain Name Stories from May

A whole lot of GDPR. Here’s a look at the top stories on Domain Name Wire last month, ranked by pageviews: 1. Google has already GDPR’d its Whois records – Google Registry began limiting the data in Whois records well before the May 25 deadline. 2. ICANN files legal action against Tucows registrar over GDPR […]

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