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.Org Wholesale Price To Top $9 At The End of July

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I just received a notice from enom.com informing me that the wholesale cost of that the Public Interest Registry (PIR), the Registry Operator for the .ORG domain, will be increasing its annual registration price by $0.80 USD. As a result of this, eNom will raise pricing for the .ORG domain name extension by $0.80 USD […]

The Domains 16 minutes ago

Walmart Files UDRP For Walmart.vodka & Walmart.beer; Beyonce For BeyonceShop.com & Beyonceshopping.com

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A bunch of UDRP have been filed in the last couple of days Walmart which previously filed and won a UDRP on the domain name Walmart.horse just filed  a UDRP on the domain name Walmart.beer and Walmart.vodka. Google filed a UDRP on the 11-year-old domain name GoogleArt.com Beyonce filed two separate UDRP for the domain […]

The Domains 2 hours, 28 min ago

Projects.com Sells for $87,550 On SnapNames.com

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The expired domain name auction for Projects.com just ended at Snapnames with  the domain name selling for $87,550. The winner bidder has the ID of: qursan There were 5 bidders at $80,000 or more including the winning bidder. We wrote about the auction when it started on Monday. There were 196 bidders in the domain […]

The Domains 3 hours, 33 min ago

ICANN dragged into Gamergate as Whois reform cast as misogynist threat

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What do ICANN's current Whois privacy reform proposals have to do with the "Gamergate" controversy? Quite a lot, according to the latest group to slam the proposals as an enabler for "doxing… harassment… swatting… stalking… rape and death threats." The Online Abuse Prevention Initiative was formed in March by female software...

DomainIncite.com 3 hours, 45 min ago

Presidential Candidate & Governor Of Wisc Scott Walker Gets SW.Gop Domain

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The Republican Presidential Candidate & Governor Of Wisconsin,  Scott Walker has gotten a new gTLD domain name SW.Gop. The domain name is currently resolving to the Governor's instagram account. The Governor already owns the domain name ScottWalker.com so it will be interesting to see what he does with SW.gop. According to the Governor's Twitte...

The Domains 4 hours, 18 min ago

eNom adds 2-factor authentication

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Make your eNom account more secure. Domain name investors who use eNom can now turn on two-factor authentication to secure their accounts. Setting up two-factor authentication is fairly simple. Once you log into your account, look for "Two Step Verfication" (sic) under the Account Overview: Click edit to start the process. eNom uses the Google [...

Domain Name Wire 6 hours, 6 min ago

Lens.com fails in cybersquatting complaint over Lens.in

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Lens.com not seeing so clearly. Online contact lens retailer Lens.com has failed to win a cybersquatting claim (pdf) against the domain name Lens.in. Lens.com filed the dispute under the .IN Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (INDRP). The panelist determined that Lens.com doesn't have any rights in the term "lens", just lens.com. That would not ...

Domain Name Wire 7 hours, 8 min ago

Free .cloud domains on offer to pioneer brands

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Aruba, the recently anointed .cloud gTLD registry, plans to give away up to 100 free .cloud domains to trademark owners as part of its launch program. The Italian company also today revealed a rough launch schedule that will see sunrise begin mid-way through the fourth quarter. Participating in Aruba's "Pioneer" program will be free for […] ...

DomainIncite.com 8 hours, 14 min ago

New gTLDs : 5 Things social media marketers should know

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The impact of dot brands on social media and digital marketing, is an important analysis for professionals and end-users alike. Wolfe Domain, via its founder Jennifer Wolfe, has been analyzing current data, trends and industry shifts as they apply to the marketing and branding communities. A new two minute video video that animates Jennifer Wolfe's...

DomainGang 8 hours, 15 min ago

Domain Sales Tip: Be Aware of Public Holidays

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If you're in the USA, you'll be spending the weekend celebrating the 4th of July, and if you're not then it's a good time to monitor the auction sites for some bargain domains! Which brings me nicely on to today's post based around public holidays - this may be stating the obvious, but I think some may benefit from this. It's one simple piece of ...

NamePros 8 hours, 19 min ago

Domain Movers: Poker.net, Benders.com And More Domains

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Domain Movers detects recently purchased and registered domain names by large companies. Some of those companies in today's series include Dex Media, Coca Cola, Ford, Google, Rainbow Media and Nintendo to mention a few.

The Domains 9 hours, 7 min ago

SX.com Up for Auction on NameJet

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One of the most valuable domain names to hit the auction block on NameJet is coming up for sale. SX.com is listed as the top NameJet "Hot Pick," and it currently has a bid of $20,000 with 115 bidders already participating. There is a reserve price on the auction, although the reserve is not known. I asked NameJet GM Jonathan Tenenbaum about the auc...

Domain Investing 9 hours, 58 min ago

BearingPoint pays $100k+ for Net.Work domain name

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New TLD sells for $100,000 plus premium renewal rates. Consulting firm BearingPoint has paid $100,000 to Minds + Machines for the domain name Net.work, and that's just for the first year. It will pay an undisclosed premium renewal to continue using it after the first year. Minds + Machines took a different tack with .work, […]

Domain Name Wire 10 hours, 13 min ago

DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

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SX.com  Nobody seems to have mentioned it but it is at auction at Namejet.  Yes a two letter dot com that is perfect for the Chinese market has sparked merely a whisper.  There are less than 4 days left and it hadn't even reached 100 bidders at press time.  I realize that 95%, heck 99% of the people in the industry can't afford or want to spend thi...

Domain Shane 11 hours, 30 min ago

Time To Look at Online Education names as University of Phoenix Sees Drop off

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The University of Phoenix is owned by Apollo Education Group which trades publicly under the symbol of APOL. The company reported dismal earnings and is now laying off 900 employees. The company has watched half of their enrollment drop in 5 years. Online Education, Classes and Degree have always been high paying keywords, back in […]

The Domains 14 hours, 32 min ago

New gTLD sales miss ICANN estimates by a mile

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New gTLD registration volumes failed to live up to ICANN's expectations by a long, long way in its fiscal 2015. When ICANN's FY15 ended on Tuesday, new gTLDs had fewer than 6 million domains in their collective zone files. That's just 18% of ICANN's original early 2014 estimate of 33 million domains and just 39% […] Related posts: ICANN slas...

DomainIncite.com 14 hours, 48 min ago

M+M sells net.work for $100,000

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Minds + Machines has made its first six-figure new gTLD domain sale. The domain net.work was sold in a private deal to business consultancy BearingPoint for $100,000, the company said today. It added that a "significant annual renewal fee" applies. It's one of 430 premium domains to have been sold in .work, M+M said, since […] Related posts:...

DomainIncite.com 16 hours, 33 min ago

$160,526 in Sales on July 1st – Quads.com sold for $21,100 – Daily Market Report

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The top sale of the day was quads.com which sold for $21,100 at Flippa. NameBio recorded 180 sales for a total of $160,526 with an average sale price of $892. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 29% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount increased by 8%. Sales With History The domain commanding.com sold for $1,051 at F...

NameBio Blog 16 hours, 54 min ago

.Coms Retake the Driver's Seat Dominating This Week's Chart With a 150K Sale Setting the Pace

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After seeing new gTLDs take the top spot on our all extension Top 20 Sales Chart for the last two weeks in a row, the .coms re-asserted themselves this week, sweeping 16 of the 21 chart entries with a nice $150,000 sale leading the way.

DNJournal 23 hours, 20 min ago

Greenberg & Lieberman acquires EscrowHill online escrow application

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Domain escrow veteran, Andee Hill, announced that her company, Escrow Hill Limited has moved forward with some corporate changes. In particular, Escrow Hill Limited and EscrowHill.com have announced that the law firm of Greenberg & Lieberman has acquired their online escrow application. Andee Hill stated to DomainGang: "I am excited that the la...

DomainGang 1 day ago

Flippa Recap: Soundboard.com for $112,000 (website), 1095.com, DOBI.com, DropCatcher.com, More

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Some Domains That Sold 1095.com @ $17,566 (Domain Holdings Exclusive) Dobi.com @ $9,750 (Domain Holdings Exclusive) Imasecure.com @ $6,000 (via Flippa Portfolio Section) // [Confirmation Pending] Aspin.com @ $5,500 (via Buy It Now) // [Confirmation Pending] DropCatcher.com @ $5,000 (Editors’ Choice via Post-Auction Negotiation) TopTwenty.com @ $4,5...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Weekly Domain Brokerage Listings – 7/1

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There are quite a few domain broker submitted listings this week. Domain names were submitted by brokers from Outcome Brokerage, Sedo, Domain Holdings, and eNaming.com. If any of the domain names are of interest to you, contact the broker directly. Visitors are permitted to list one of their own domain names for sale in the comment section. The lis...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

Hear.com in Escrow at Sedo

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I learned that Hear.com has been sold via Sedo. The domain name registrant is currently listed as Sedo, and the registrant email address is the one the company uses for its domain brokerage escrow service. The price for the domain name is not going to be shared due to a non-disclosure agreement. The seller of the domain name is a domain investment ...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

Sex.com Lawsuit: company demands domain name over copyright and trademark claims

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Company demands ownership of Sex.com to settle claims of trademark and copyright infringement. Sex.com is one of the most valuable and storied domain names of all time. A battle over its ownership has resulted in multiple lawsuits, a fugitive hunt and millions of dollars in transactions. The domain name most recently sold for $13 million […]

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

You might be surprised how many new gTLDs have changed hands already

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At least 86 new gTLD registry contracts have changed hands since the end of 2013, I have discovered. ICANN calls the transfer of a Registry Agreement from one company to another an "assignment". Global Domains Division staff said in Buenos Aires last week that it's one of the more complex and time-consuming tasks they have […] Related posts:...

DomainIncite.com 1 day ago

AlpNames.com Starts Selling Premium .Science, .Party and .Cricket Domains Starting At $230

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AlpNames.com just send out an email announcing they are starting to sell the premium domain names of three Famous Four Domain extension .Science, .Party and .Cricket and launched Premium.AlpNames.com. These are domain name reserved by the registry and were not available for registration. There are several price points for the premium domains: $230 ...

The Domains 1 day ago

Lawsuit filed over stolen numeric domain 256.com

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An "in rem" lawsuit has been filed in Virginia to recover the domain name 256.com, alleging that it was stolen in December 2014. The lawsuit, details of which were uncovered by domain investor George Kirikos, is filed against the property itself. According to Wikipedia: "In rem jurisdiction (Latin, "power about or against ‘the thing'"[1]) is ...

DomainGang 1 day ago

Filament.com for $89,000 and 18 other end user domain name sales

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Company buys Filament.com for new product line. Sedo's top public end user sale for the past week was Filament.com, which was purchased by a company changing its name and introducing a new product line called Filament Network. The company had some other notable end user sales, including an IOT domain name purchased by a company […]

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

Plumber’s special : Two out of three NAF panelists root for RooterRooter in UDRP

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If you ever ended up using the services of a plumbing company, you might be familiar with Roto-Rooter. The company has been around since the early half of the 20th century, providing plumbing services in America under the Roto-Rooter brand. Roto-Rooter is also a trademark, having been registered in 1954, or over 60 years ago, […] Copyright Do...

DomainGang 1 day ago

Impact of Falling Chinese Stock Market on Domain Names

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There is quite a bit of instability in the world markets right now. Outside of the US, one of the biggest markets for domain names during the past several years has been China. The Chinese stock market has grown at a tremendous rate, and similarly, the value of Chinese-favored domain names like short numeric and acronym .com domain names have grown...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

510PacificAve.com An Interesting UDRP

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I noticed that an interesting UDRP was recently filed at the World Intellectual Property Organization for the 510pacificave.com domain name. It appears that the domain name is referencing a street address, 510 Pacific Ave. The UDRP is WIPO Case D2015-1105, and the complainant is listed as Lindeva Living Trust / Kim W. Lu Trustee. The domain name wa...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

Khloe Kardashian Files UDRP TO Get The Domain Name KhloeKardashian.com

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Khloe Kardashian has filed a UDRP TO Get her matching .Com Domain Name KhloeKardashian.com The actual complainant is listed as Khloe Kardashian; Khlomoney, Inc;  Whalerock Celebrity Subscription, LLC. The domain name was registered back in 2007. The domain registered under privacy at publicdomainregistry.com The last time the domain name wasn't und...

The Domains 1 day ago

Khloe Kardashian demands her .com domain name

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Better late than never, a Kardashian files request for her .com domain name. Khloe Kardashian, reality TV star and sister of Kim Kardashian, has filed a cybersquatting complaint against the owner of KhloeKardashian.com, demanding that the domain name be turned over to her. The case was just filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization. T...

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

Bulgaria looking for an IDN registry operator

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The Bulgarian government is looking for a company to run the registry for its recently awarded .?? internationalized domain name. .?? is the Cyrillic equivalent of .bg, the nation's existing ccTLD. After a tortuous battle through ICANN's IDN ccTLD Fast Track process — where it was repeatedly rejected for looking too much like Brazil's .br [&#...

DomainIncite.com 1 day ago

CentralNic sells $1 million domain name portfolio

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CentralNic sells more domain names from its domain trading business. CentralNic (AIM: CNIC) announced today that it has sold a group of domain names for US $1 million, to be paid over the coming months. The sale comes from CentralNic's portfolio of over 20,000 domain names. The company started buying and selling domain names in […]

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

CentralNic Sells $1 Million Dollars In “Domains” Was It GB.com?

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CentralNic stated they have sold a premium domain name that is very likely GB.com

The Domains 1 day ago

DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

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They usually say that nothing happens in the summer in the domain and stock market.  So much for that.  Was a volatile month for both and volatility means profit…….for some.  I purchased as much as I've purchased in years.  I also sold a bit more than normal.  And my sites hit their peak income levels because now is when people like to ...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Khloe Kardashian Files UDRP for KhloeKardashian.com

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Khloe Kardashian has filed a UDRP for KhloeKardashian.com, according to UDRPSearch. The case - which was opened yesterday has been filed by Khlomoney, Inc of Woodland Hills, CA. Khlomoney is Khloe's own brand which owns 78 trademarks for terms relating to The Kardashians. The domain name is owned under privacy with the registrar listed as PUBLICD...

NamePros 1 day ago

$142,768 in Sales on June 30th – Illustrated.com sold for $14,100 – Daily Market Report

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The top sale of the day was illustrated.com which sold for $14,100 at NameJet. NameBio recorded 138 sales for a total of $142,768 with an average sale price of $1,035. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 5% in the number of sales but the total dollar amount increased by 35%. Sales With History The domain hundred.net sold for $2,899...

NameBio Blog 1 day ago

Its Not About The Domain Name

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People often ask me for advice about buying domain names and web sites. What do I tell them? It's not about the domain name. Yes, you heard me; it's not about the domain name. That's the #1 mistake people make. Their focus is on the domain name or the web site they are buying. Where ... The post Its Not About The Domain Name appeared first on Domai...

Domainer Income 1 day ago

Minds And Machines marketing : Video spot airs at Discovery Channel television

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Minds & Machines are busy marketing their range of new gTLDs, in an ever expanding Internet namespace. The British corporation invested millions in 34 new gTLD applications and also has millions in cash from such gTLD auctions, clearly, a profitable model. A new promotional spot by Minds & Machines aired yesterday on NewsWatchTV – the...

DomainGang 1 day ago

Verisign Reports More Domain Registration Growth Worldwide - 18 Million Added in One Year

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Verisign released their latest quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief covering 1Q-2015 today. The report revealed that the total number of domain names registered worldwide across all top-level domains had risen to 294 million by the end of the quarter - up nearly 18 million in 1 year.

DNJournal 2 days ago

Why LLLL.coms Are Still Undervalued With Oliver Hoger

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If you've bought any quantity of short dot coms, especially LLL.coms then you most likely have dealt with Oliver Hoger.  He is one the largest buyers and sellers of these types of domain in the world.  He and I have discussed value of short names and their future and we both agree that we feel there is still upside to short.coms.  Oliver was nice e...

Domain Shane 2 days ago

Save Domain Privacy Campaign Supported by Industry Companies

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Last week, I wrote about Namecheap's effort to save domain name privacy. The domain registrar and hosting company teamed up with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Fight for the Future to launch RespectOurPrivacy.com. Via a tweet from GoDaddy, I learned that there are quite a few domain industry companies that are backing the Save Domain ...

Domain Investing 2 days ago

Verisign Domain Report: There Are Now 294 Million Domains As Of March 31, 2015

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VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), released its quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief today for the first quarter of 2015 6 million domain names were added to the Internet in the in Q1, bringing the total number of registered domain names to 294 million worldwide across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of March 31, 2015. The increase […]

The Domains 2 days ago

Sedo Weekly Sales Total $1million led by Filament.com

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Sedo did $1million in sales this week, 508 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, 50% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings.    Top .com: filament.com at 89,000 USD Top ccTLD: s1.tv at 8,400 USD Top “other” TLD: ccc.net at 17,888 USD Number 3 on the .com charts was HotMiami.com for […]

The Domains 2 days ago

Filament.com Sold for $89,000: Sedo Weekly Sales Top $1 Million

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Sedo had a nice week with 50% of all sales being through Buy It Now. The typical mix of names. Numerics, one word, CVCV.com and some you never would have guessed would have reached that price. Take a look through this week's sales list. .COMs filament.com 89,000 USD ipek.com 40,000 USD hotmiami.com 15,000 USD tradingidea.com 14,000 USD vn99.com 10,...

Domain Shane 2 days ago

Paypal Tells Sellers to Provide Compelling Evidence to Fight Buyer Dispute

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Paypal is getting ready to be set free from Ebay and be a public entity again. This will be the second IPO for the company. Back in 2002 the company went public under the symbol PYPL. Here is a look at the terms back in 2002 courtesy of Nasdaq.com Company Overview Company Name PAYPAL INC […]

The Domains 2 days ago

How to turn an unsuccessful domain sale to your benefit

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On a given day of the week, I receive numerous inquiries for domains in my portfolio, even on weekends; the needs of people and companies for a domain representing their brand never stops. Not every inquiry turns into a sale, and conversion rates fluctuate during the year, depending on various parameters. There is one thing […]

Acro.net 2 days ago
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