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Top Domain Name Stories from May – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin June 7, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
A whole lot of GDPR. Here’s a look at the top stories on Domain Name Wire last month, ranked by pageviews: 1. Google has already GDPR’d its Whois records – Google Registry began limiting the data in Whois records well […]
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Donuts acquires BudURL, rebrands as BL.INK – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin June 7, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Acquisition will increase awareness and use of new top level domain names. Domain name registry Donuts has acquired link management company BudURL and rebranded it as BL.INK. Donuts quietly completed the acquisition of the Austin, TX company last year. Since […]
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How to Transfer a Domain Name – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin June 6, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
These are the four steps for transferring a domain name under the newest transfer policy. The domain name transfer process changed at the end of May. Here is the current process for transferring a domain name between domain registrars. 1. […]
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10 recent Sedo end user sales – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin June 6, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
An aviation company, gaming PC and skateboard company recently bought domain names. This is another slightly dated Sedo end user sales list from May 14. I was able to capture Whois information before it was obscured because of GDPR. Many […]
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Timing is everything: why .XXX dwarfs other adult top level domain names – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin June 6, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Lots of competition has limited registration numbers for each new TLD. Last month, Minds + Machines (MMX) announced that it was acquiring ICM Registry, the company behind four adult-themed top level domain names including .xxx. It’s interesting to take a […]
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.Com Leaderboard for domain name registrars – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin June 5, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Little change at the top for domain name registrar rankings. ICANN has published the latest official .com data from February. In February, these were the top 10 registrars in terms of new .com registrations: 1. GoDaddy.com* 846,327 (974,020 in January)2. […]
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Austin company with $57 million in funding uses .CASH domain – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin June 5, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Another big company has chosen an alternative to .com. Dosh, an Austin company with significant backing, uses the domain name Dosh.Cash. I was reading a story this weekend about Dosh, an Austin startup that recently raised $44 million. It has […]
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Tucows is launching TieredAccess.com for gated Whois – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin June 4, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Domain name registrar moves forward with plans for gated access to Whois records. With public Whois a thing of the past at many domain name registrars, Tucows is getting ready to launch a system that will allow some parties to […]
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John Pollard: How to grow the usage of domain names – DNW Podcast #188 – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin June 4, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Donuts is investing in businesses that can help grow the importance of domains and the DNS. How can we increase the importance and usage of domain names? As EVP of Registry at Donuts, John Pollard is tasked with finding new […]
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In-Store music company tries reverse domain name hijacking – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin June 4, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Umix, LLC filed cybersquatting complaint that was an abuse of the UDRP. A store that provides in-store music to businesses has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name Umix.com. Florida company UMix, LLC […]
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