January’s top 5 domain name stories

Squarespace and several cybersquatting cases were in the news last month.

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Miss any big stories on Domain Name Wire last month? These were the top five stories, ranked by views:

1. New registrations plummet after Squarespace takes over Google Domains – Brand recognition, pricing, and usability probably all play a part.

2. Binance wins binance .ae domain name, which loser bought for $300k – A guy paid $300,000 to buy the domain name and lost it in a cybersquatting dispute.

3. A flaw in GoDaddy’s Whois contact form – The form doesn’t verify email addresses, which could be a problem.

4. Five Guys burger chain hits domain name roadblock in Sweden – Five IT bros have the domain name it wants.

5. Verizon wins $450k cybersquatting judgment – A brazen cybersquatter owes the company money after a court order.

And here are the five podcasts from last month:

#471 – Universal Acceptance

#470 – My 2023 domain sales results

#469 – Weddings, onions, and dude ranches

#468 – The world’s sweetest domain names

#467 – 2024 Predictions Episode

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