Category: Domain Name News

A mysterious domain name sale – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin February 19, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Even after researching it, this domain sale doesn’t make sense. It all started when I read that XPJ44.COM sold for $4,105 last month according to Namebio. Even though I look at a lot of domains everyday, I must confess that […]
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Acubit tries reverse domain name hijacking – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin February 18, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Startup makes misguided arguments in attempt to get domain name registered in 2009 A technology company based in Denmark has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name acubit.com. Based on the arguments it […]
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Namecheap posts $149 million revenue in 2019 – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin February 18, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Topline grew 18.7% in 2019. Domain name registrar Namecheap generated $149 million in revenue in 2019, up 18.7% from its 2018 total. The company focused on higher-quality domain names in 2019, eschewing the sub-dollar domains it pushed in prior years. […]
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When did ICANN stop being a price regulator? – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin February 18, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Just because you say it, doesn’t mean it’s true. These days, it seems that you can make something a truth by just repeating it over and over. I was reminded of this last week when ICANN CEO Göran Marby published […]
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Potential Chinese buyers of two letter domains – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin February 18, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Chinese companies with 2-pin names sometimes opt for two-letter domains as brands. This morning I was thinking about several two-letter domains used by Chinese companies: JD.com, BL.com, and XC.com. They have one common feature which has implications for investors owning […]
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Fox News sues to take down Fake News sites – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin February 18, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Scammer is selling weight loss drugs using websites that look like Fox News. Not really Fox News Yes, there really is such a thing as fake news. It’s not just not the same definition that the U.S. President tends to […]
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Domain Capital gets reverse domain name hijacking win – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin February 17, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
University in Spain filed dispute after it inquired about buying the domain name. Domain Capital has successfully defended its domain name UAX.com in a UDRP, and the Complainant was found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking. Universidad Privada De Madrid, […]
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Your choice of top level domain can impact site performance – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin February 17, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Some have faster response times than others. A Domain Name Wire reader recently notified me about a speed study that BunnyCDN performed. The content delivery network that helps speed up load times tested 42 top level domain names for their […]
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How a lawyer turned his business around with new domains – DNW Podcast #273 – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin February 17, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
After other marketing methods failed, Clay Burgess built sites using new top level domains. Clay Burgess is a lawyer and owns a law firm in Louisiana. Until a couple of years ago, his business was struggling. The SEO and marketing […]
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ICANN Board quizzes Internet Society over .Org sale – Domain Name Wire

Author: admin February 16, 2020 In Domain Name News Comments (0)
Board questions how the deal is in the spirit of the original decision to assign .org contract to Internet Society. ICANN’s Board of Directors is asking Internet Society (ISOC) pointed questions about the proposed sale of Public Interest Registry, which […]
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