Category: Domain Name News

CentralNic scoops up KeyDrive for up to $55 million – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin July 16, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Deal includes cash and share consideration with earnout that could make it a $55 million total price tag. CentralNic (AIM: CNIC) announced today that it has agreed to acquire KeyDrive S.A. for up to $55 million. The deal includes initial […]
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17 end user sales up to $130,000 – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin July 16, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Some recognizable companies bought domain names at Sedo. One of the enjoyable things about researching domain name sales is that I learn about interesting industries, foreign language terms, and fun entrepreneurial ventures. This week, for example, I learned that Sekt […]
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Why ConvertKit rebranded as Seva

Author: admin July 16, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
ConvertKit’s founder discusses the long journey to rebranding as Seva. ConvertKit has become a successful email marketing platform with $1 million a month in recurring revenue. But it became apparent to founder Nathan Barry and his team that the company […]
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Goldman Sachs’ Marcus brand gets ready to launch credit card – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin July 14, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Domain names related to new credit card are registered at brand protection domain name registrar. Goldman Sachs’ Marcus consumer financial products brand appears to be getting ready to launch a credit card. Late last year (or early this year) it […]
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ILQ Australia Pty Ltd is a reverse domain name hijacker – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin July 14, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Company filed cybersquatting complaint against FairMarkets.com after failing to buy domain name from its rightful owner. A financial products company called ILQ Australia Pty Ltd has been found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name FairMarkets.com. The […]
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Compare Ninja Ltd. makes egregious reverse domain name hijacking attempt – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin July 13, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Company files baseless cybersquatting claim after failing to buy domain name. Compare Ninja Ltd., which operates the site ticket-compare.com, has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking for the domain name TicketCompare.com. The company filed a cybersquatting […]
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ICANN puts .Pharmacy operator National Association of Board of Pharmacy on notice – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin July 13, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Group must cure two breaches or face termination of its right to operate the .Pharmacy top level domain. ICANN has sent a breach notice (pdf) to .pharmacy top level domain operator National Association of Board of Pharmacy. The breach notice […]
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New Zealand’s .NZ administrator sues DomainTools – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin July 12, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Country code administrator says that DomainTools is violating its Whois Terms of Use. Domain Name Commission Limited (DNCL), the group that oversees New Zealand’s .nz country code domain namespace, has sued (large pdf) DomainTools over its collection of .nz Whois […]
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Competition in the domain industry – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin July 12, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Some parts of the domain name business lack competition. Let’s talk about competition. Competition and choice are good for consumers. An example of a competitive market is that of domain name registration. There are hundreds of domain registrars competing for […]
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15 years of Google Adsense – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin July 11, 2018 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
I started using Adsense 15 years ago. Google Adsense is 15 years old. Today Google sent an email to me with a bit of personal data: I remember the great excitement I had when Adsense first came out. Finally, owners […]
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