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Comparing the GoDaddy Auctions model vs. NameJet model – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin October 23, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
The two dominant expiring domain services have different models, each with their own pros and cons. There are two big players in the market for back ordering expiring domain names that haven’t entered the deletion phase yet. These are names […]
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Oh, zero click, when will you be cleaned up? – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin October 20, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Misleading landers and scams run rampant in zero-click programs. The concept of zero-click domain name parking makes a lot of sense. Rather than sending a domain visitor to a pay-per-click page where they must make two clicks to generate revenue, […]
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Expired domains brought down IBM services – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin October 20, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Forgetting to pay about thirty bucks leads to critical services going down. For about 24 hours in September, two IBM services associated with IBM Bluemix went down. The cause? Expired domain names. According to an incident report spotted by The […]
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The .ART Premium Name Model: Four Months In – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin October 20, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
[Editor’s note: I have been critical of both the number of .art domain names with premium prices and the number of tiers. In this article, Kurt Pritz, Member of the Strategic Planning Board and Operations team member for .art, provides […]
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CentralNic adds 14 TLDs but .SK deal delayed – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin October 19, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
KSRegistry deal brings total TLDs managed to 65. Domain name company CentralNic (London AIM:CNIC) made two announcements today involving top level domain names. First, it has signed a deal with KSRegistry to handle registry services for the 14 TLDs KSRegistry […]
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MerryJane.com asks: Is Kush.com worth $3 million?

Author: admin October 19, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
The consensus is no. I got a good chuckle this morning from an article on Merry Jane, a website about marijuana. Sedo domain name broker Dave Evanson reached out to the company to see if it wanted to buy Kush.com […]
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NY Supreme Court rejects domain name conversion claim

Author: admin October 19, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Court denies conversion claim because it says domain names are not property. New York Supreme Court tosses out domain name dispute. The Supreme Court of the State of New York has denied (pdf) a claim one of Michael Gleissner’s companies […]
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NY Supreme Court rejects domain name conversion claim – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin October 19, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Court denies conversion claim because it says domain names are not property. New York Supreme Court tosses out domain name dispute. The Supreme Court of the State of New York has denied (pdf) a claim one of Michael Gleissner’s companies […]
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What I got out of the Merge conference – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin October 18, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
The conference was good for catching up in one-on-one conversations. On Sunday afternoon I touched down in Orlando to attend the inaugural Merge conference for about 48 hours. One of my main reasons for attending was to learn more about […]
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11 end user domain name sales from the past week – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin October 18, 2017 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
A “cold chain” company and beauty products seller bought domain names this past week. Many of Sedo’s domain name sales from the past week are still in escrow or are using Whois privacy, so I have a limited list of […]
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