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Greek banks think GoDaddy is a betting company!

This has happened to me many times but I have never written about it before. Whenever I sell a domain name through GoDaddy or Afternic when the wire arrives in Greece it gets stuck at my bank before hitting my company bank account. They always call me ...
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Rick Schwartz’s 7 lessons in domaining

Rick Schwartz has been tweeting non-stop in the past few days providing very important tips and lessons about domain names. Here are Rick Schwartz’s 7 lessons in domaining so far: Lesson 1: If you give a price, YOU LOSE!! Lesson 2: If you give a ...
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GoDaddy fail

I won a domain at GoDaddy auction on the 1st of January 2021. I tried to pay for it. Here is all I tried so I could pay and failed: I tried to pay using the firefox browser on my PC. Clicking to pay for the domain or clicking on my cart left me with &#...
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R.I.P. Dietmar Stefitz

I was very sad to hear on Friday the passing of Dietmar Stefitz. Dietmar Stefitz was among many other things the founder of Domaining Europe. (Later sold to NamesCon/GoDaddy and became NamesCon Europe.) I went to my first Domaining Europe in 2015 and m...
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What is going on at Namejet?

What is going on at Namejet? People that have been with the company for years are departing from the domain name auction platform. Namejet’s parent company is Web.com. Jonathan Tenenbaum left Namejet very recently and was named COO of MediaOption...
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Front-running by Steen Hof aka MarkMon

In the past few days I have been receiving more front-running emails for domain names currently in auction. It was a coincidence (or not so much) that I was already watching a couple of these domains and was already in the auction (or had them backorde...
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