Category: Domain Name News

.Org updates: deadline extended, state regulators ask for time to weigh in – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 19, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Deal delayed another 30 days as ICANN works through deal blowback. ICANN and Public Interest Registry have mutually agreed to extend the time that ICANN has to review Public Interest Registry’s (PIR) answers to its questions about the sale of […]
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Cryptocurrency tax company and others bought domains at Uniregistry – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 17, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
No big reported sales, but a good mix of end users. Ageist bought Ageist.com, a big improvement over its domain WeAreAgeist.com. Uniregistry’s top reported sale of the week was only $8,500. Despite a lack of high-ticket purchases, some interesting end […]
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Why ICANN’s transparency took a hit last year – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 17, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
MyICANN was critical to following everything happening at ICANN, but it hasn’t been available for a year. MyICANN, a key component of transparency at ICANN, has been gone for a year. One of the best things that former ICANN CEO […]
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6 lawmakers urge ICANN to reject .Org sale – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 17, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Warren, Wyden formally ask ICANN to reject sale. Elizabeth Warren is one of the lawmakers asking ICANN to reject the .org sale. Photo from ElizabethWarren.com. Six U.S. lawmakers have asked (pdf) ICANN to reject the sale of .Org to Ethos […]
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Will Chinese IDN domains become widely used? – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 16, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
So far, Chinese IDN top level domains have struggled. Just a few days ago the Internet Society of China announced the formation of a working group to promote the use of Chinese domains. Is it the trigger we need to […]
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14 more end user sales – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 16, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Two cybersecurity companies, a drone maker and a Dutch bicycle brand bought domain names. Several 5-figure sales led this week’s end user sales list from Sedo, including sales to technology companies and startups, such as a new drone-like robotic device […]
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An in-depth look at NameJet’s sales – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 16, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Joseph Peterson dives into last month’s sales on Web.com’s aftermarket platforms. Yesterday, I published a quantitative comparison of NameJet sales in December 2019 compared to 2015.  Now let’s look at what sold last month, including both NameJet and SnapNames. The […]
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Top 10 registrars in China – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 15, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
These Chinese companies are top domain name registrars. I get asked from time to time which domain registrars are the best in China and which of them offer services in English. Well, hopefully you’ll find your answers in this article. […]
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What to do in Austin during NamesCon – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 15, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Howdy, y’all. NamesCon in Austin is just two weeks away! This year marks the first year the conference will be in Austin. I lived in Austin for nearly 25 years before moving to the Seattle area last year. So if […]
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How NameJet has changed over the past four years – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin January 15, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Joseph Peterson returns to write about NameJet. The Chinese market implosion and new expired domain deals have changed the face of NameJet since he last wrote. I stopped writing articles about domains at NameJet for DNW about 4 years ago.  […]
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