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Last month’s top domain name stories

Check out the most popular news stories on Domain Name Wire from September. 1. Ethereum Name Service sues to stop eth.link domain sale – The judge issued a temporary restraining order returning the domain to the previous owner, but I also think Ethereum Name Service doesn’t understand what happened. At stake: an $852,000 auction sale […]

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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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Meta #Epik: Should there be a rebrand?

Epik suffered a large scale data breach in early September, exposing gigabytes of data that included personally identifiable information of its customers and their transactions. The domain registrar known for its “Swiss Bank of Domains” mot...
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Top domain name stories from September (no surprise!)

Epik was the top news story last month after the registrar was hacked. Guess what the top story on Domain Name Wire was last month? And the second? Third? Fourth… Yes, they were all about Epik. Here are the top stories on Domain Name Wire last month, ranked by pageviews. 1. The Epik Hack – […]

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Researchers digging into the #Epik domains

As the Epik data leak incident enters its second week, many security experts and investigative journalists are peeking into the data. Domain sales that apparently took place with the assistance of Epik as the handling escrow appear to include ultra-val...
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Takeaways from the Epik hack call

A call that starts with a discussion about the Epik hack covers lots of ground and sometimes goes off the rails. Here are some of my takeaways. On Thursday, September 16, Epik CEO Rob Monster held a live meeting on his platform PrayerMeeting.com in the wake of the hack of his company. Nearly four hours […]

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