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Domain auction preview with Monte Cahn – DNW Podcast #220 – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 21, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
A look back at previous live domain auctions and what to expect next week in Las Vegas. Monte Cahn joins on us this week’s podcast to preview next week’s NamesCon live domain name auction. We also discuss what he’s seeing […]
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Prince’s estate settles Prince.com fight with Domain Capital – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 20, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Redacted settlement gives hint that estate will get domain as part of the settlement. The Estate of Prince Rogers Nelson has settled a legal battle with Domain Capital over ownership of the Prince.com domain name. The estate sued Domain Capital […]
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How a Whois check could have halted a scam – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 18, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Victims failed to notice the registration date of the domain name used to initiate the scam. Note the recent creation date on this domain used in a scam. A Wendi Deng Murdoch imposter tricked photographers into paying for flights to […]
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Gene therapy company tries reverse domain name hijacking – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 18, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Company went after domain name used by Houston medical practice. This Houston medical practice is clearly not cybersquatting on a gene therapy company. Gene therapy company Regenxbio Inc. tried to reverse domain name hijack the domain name RegenXHealth.com, a National […]
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Revamped team to give Topcoin a go – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 17, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
With a full-time staff, Topcoin is ready for new life. A new team is taking a stab at Topcoin, the cryptocurrency-based customer loyalty program for digital goods. While some of these people have been involved for a while, the company […]
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VPN.com owner launches domain brokerage – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 17, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
He spent $1 million on VPN.com. Now he wants to help other people sell domains. When it comes to the power of good domain names, Michael Gargiulo puts his money where his mouth is. Gargiulo bought VPN.com for close to […]
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DomainTools appeals injunction decision in .NZ case – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 17, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Cyber security service wants injunction thrown out. Whois data and security service DomainTools has appealed a preliminary injunction brought against it by .NZ registry Domain Name Commission Limited (DNCL). DNCL sued DomainTools in June 2018 over DomainTools’ collection and publication […]
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Does this domain registration drop a hint about A Quiet Place 2? – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 17, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Paramount makes an odd domain registration for A Quiet Place. Is the sequel to A Quiet Place really a prequel? One of last year’s biggest movie hits was A Quiet Place, which follows a family surviving after aliens invade earth. […]
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My favorite domain names in the NamesCon auction – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 16, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
These are some of the most compelling names in the auction (for the price). This year’s NamesCon live domain name auction is less than two weeks away. Prebidding is already underway with many domains already at 10+ bids. Most of […]
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15 end user domain sales up to $60k – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 16, 2019 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
A pet products company, ceramic coatings manufacturer and truck enthusiast website bought domain names this past week. This week we have end user sales from both Sedo and PerfectName.com. I’ve denoted the PerfectName sales; all others are at Sedo. The […]
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