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CentralNic buys Team Internet for $48 million – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin November 15, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Consolidation continues as CentralNic buys major domain traffic company. Domain name industry rollup CentralNic (London AIM: CNIC) is acquiring online advertising company Team Internet AG for $48 million. $45 million of the purchase price will be in cash (with $3 […]
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ICA asks ICANN to block .Org private equity deal in damning letter – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin November 15, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Group calls out ICANN’s “terrible blunder”. Internet Commerce Association is asking domain overseer ICANN to block the sale of the .Org registry to Ethos Capital. It sent a damning letter (pdf) to ICANN today that states what many observers are […]
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Mailchimp launches website builder – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin November 15, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Company that started as an email marketing platform is entering a crowded field. These websites were build with Mailchimp’s new website builder, currently in beta. Mailchimp is the latest company to get into the website builder game, taking on companies […]
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18 end user domain name sales up to $35,000 – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin November 15, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
A real estate technology company, shuttle transportation provider and hotelier bought domains. Sedo had a lot of solid end user sales this past week, led by a three character domain name with a mysterious ‘coming soon’ page. Here’s a look […]
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Qatar tourism council wins VisitQatar.com in cybersquatting dispute – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin November 14, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
It was a very complicated case. Qatar National Tourism Council has won a UDRP it filed against the domain name VisitQatar.com. It’s a mind-numbing case. The discussion of the first prong of UDRP, whether or not the domain is identical […]
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CentralNic in talks to acquire Team Internet – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin November 14, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
CentralNic is in advanced discussions to acquire advertising company Team Internet. Domain name company CentralNic (London AIM: CNIC) is in talks to acquire Team Internet AG, the company confirmed today. Team Internet operates two online advertising businesses. The first is […]
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The economics of .org domain names – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin November 14, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Ethos Capital just bought a license to print money. Yesterday, Internet Society announced it was selling the .Org registry to a private equity company. The price has not yet been disclosed, but it was surely a very high figure, as […]
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The interesting connection between the .Org deal and ICANN – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin November 13, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Former ICANN CEO Fadi Chehadé appears to have a connection to the latest big deal in the domain name industry. Former CEO of ICANN appears to have a connection to the firm that just bought the .Org registry. This morning, […]
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Breaking: Private Equity company acquires .Org registry – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin November 13, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
I thought this might happen. And now it has. Fresh off ICANN’s blunder letting Public Interest Registry set whatever price it wants for .org domain names, Internet Society has sold the .org registry to private equity company Ethos Capital. Game. […]
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Why this weird domain sold for so much money – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin November 13, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
It might not make sense to Westerners, but it does to people in China. Have you wondered why some mixed letter and number domains can sell for 4 or even 5 figures? Sometimes a little bit of research can reveal […]
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