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This is how thieves trick customers into wiring money to them

This lawsuit explains a prevalent scam. More and more companies and their clients are falling victim to scams in which the customer wires money to the wrong account. A typo domain name is often involved. For a simple explanation of how this works, take a look at this lawsuit (pdf) filed by law firm Revision […]

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November’s Top 5 domain name stories

.Org dominated the news last month. November was a busy month in the domain name business, led by a planned takeover of the .Org registry. I’ve grouped many of the .org-related articles into one on the top 5 posts list. Here’s the full roundup of what got the most views on Domain Name Wire last […]

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Kit.com is losing its domain name, switching to Kit.co

Domain lease expires, forcing company to switch domain names. Kit, a service that lets influencers profit by recommending products, is about to lose the domain name it has used for years. Patreon acquired Kit in 2018 and then sold it to GeniusLink a couple of months ago. But the Kit.com domain wasn’t part of the […]

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All domain investors should read this analysis

Invest in domain names, not lottery tickets. I’ve been thinking about this for a long time, but Michael Sumner wrote it better than I could have. So you should read this. Most of the top sales you read about on DNJournal or see people brag about are outliers. Even Mike Mann’s. In fact, Sumner has […]

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NHL.com isn’t the only three letter domain the hockey league owns

It owns a three-letter .com for its French audience, too. Last week in Montreal, I went to the Canadiens vs. Bruins game with other people attending the ICANN meeting. Something caught my eye during the second period (see picture). While most people visit the National Hockey League’s website at NHL.com, the league also owns LNH.com. […]

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GoDaddy to do a share buyback of $500 million

GoDaddy (NYSE:GDDY) is up 16% today, the company announced strong earnings yesterday and a share buyback. CNBC broke it down Key Points GoDaddy on Wednesday announced its biggest ever share buyback of $500 million. The company reported a 12% rise ...
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Jimmy Wales goes with .social for new social network

Wikipedia founder uses a two-letter .social domain. Whether you think it’s a good idea or not, the truth is that some people and companies are opting for new top level domains rather than .com. The latest high profile example is Jimmy Wales, creator of Wikipedia. He chose WT.social for his new social network called WikiTribune. […]

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Chinese domain market – the big picture

This is the first article in an ongoing series by Kassey Lee about the market for domain names in China. Backed by a massive population of digital consumers, China is positioned to become the largest domain market in the world. In a series of articles, I plan to analyze the Chinese domain market and try […]

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Scenes from ICANN 66 in Montreal

ICANN’s Annual General Meeting started in Montreal on Saturday. This is my first visit to Montreal and I understand why people like it, at least during the warmer months. Walking around Old Town gives the vibe of being in Paris without the long trip for North America. Here are some pictures from the event. A […]

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