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Latest .com domain name leaders

These are the fastest growing and biggest domain name registrars for .com domains. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers June 2022. June ended the second quarter of the year, and Verisign reported a drop in total .com domains under management during that […]

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Will Dynadot repeat in 2022 for best/favorite registrar at Namepros?

Dynadot looks to repeat their 2021 victories at Namepros for best/favorite registrar of 2022. The voting will run for the entire fourth quarter of 2022. So far Dynadot is picking up right where they left off last year. They currently have 40% of the vote. Namecheap is second and other players like GoDaddy, Porkbun, NameSilo […]

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Epik CEO says Masterbucks will return soon with upgrades

Customers currently can’t withdraw funds from Epik’s payments system. Epik has taken its payments platform Masterbucks, which acts like a form of store credit, offline for maintenance. The company says it should be back online on October 10, and withdrawals won’t be available until then. Brian Royce, the new CEO of Epik, told Domain Name […]

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.Com rankings include a Turkish domain registrar

These are the fastest growing and biggest domain name registrars for .com domains. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers May 2022. Every once in a while we get a strange registrar popping up in the top 10 for new .com registrations in […]

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Newfold Digital is acquiring MarkMonitor from Clarivate for $302.5 million

Corporate brand protection registrar has a new owner. Newfold Digital, a large conglomerate of domain name registrars and hosting companies, is acquiring brand protection registrar MarkMonitor from Clarivate (NYSE:CLVT), an IP service roll-up. It will pay $302.5 million cash for the business. It’s the latest addition for Newfold, which was previously known as Endurance International […]

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MarkMonitor to join Newfold in $300 million deal

Corporate domain registrar MarkMonitor is to be sold to Newfold Digital for $302.5 million cash, the companies announced today. The company’s current owner, Clarivate, bought NarkMonitor for an undisclosed sum in 2017 and sold off its brand protection unit two years later. So Newfold’s getting the registrar business and domain management services to add to […]

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Kiwi Farms domain lands at Epik

The primary domain for the controversial web forum Kiwi Farms, kicked out by Cloudfare at the weekend, has been transferred to Epik. Whois records show the domain kiwifarms.net landed at Epik in the last hour or so. It’s still using Cloudflare’s name servers at the time of writing, so it’s still resolving to a “blocked” […]

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Epik replaces Monster with younger clone

Epik has replaced CEO Rob Monster with a younger model whose Twitter feed suggests could be every bit as controversial. The company announced today that Brian Royce, who seems to have joined the company as an executive VP last month, is taking the corner office. Monster will stay on as non-executive chairman. Royce appears to […]

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Epik gets new CEO as Rob Monster moves to non-executive role

Brian Royce takes over the helm at Epik. Rob Monster is no longer CEO of domain name registrar Epik. The company announced today that Brian Royce will succeed Monster in the CEO role. Monster will be Chairman of the Board. The executive change does not signal a change in direction for the company, which is […]

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News from GoDaddy keynote at NamesCon

Here’s what Paul Nicks announced at NamesCon today. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) President of Domains Paul Nicks gave the opening keynote at NamesCon today. Nicks made an announcement sure to please domain owners: in the future, you’ll be able to see domain search data for your domains. This will let domain owners know how many times […]

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