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Domain dime : Dot .CLUB will never sink to a penny!

Domain dime : Dot .CLUB will never sink to a penny!

June 21, 2016 · SPECIAL REPORT

Colin Campbell, CEO and co-founder of dot .CLUB, made a jabbing statement earlier today, in reference to the value of gTLDs. In response to a question over Twitter, the .CLUB officer stated: “.CLUB will never sink to a penny!” The penny reference was most likely with regards to the recent... [Read more]

Brexit domains : Valuable, or a waste of money?

Domain News: June 27, 2016 - 12:01 amdomain-news

A British referendum led to a surprising 52% of Britons casting vote in favor of a “Brexit” from the European Union. Whether this was a smart move, or a grave mistake remains to be seen. For now, the interest has spread into the domain name sphere, with the owner...

Chinese domain market report : Massive LLLL list sold

Domain News: June 26, 2016 - 7:32 pmdomain-news

Chinese domain sales report. Welcome to the late Sunday edition of the Chinese domain market report. Better late, than never, as they say. Today, we uncover a massive portfolio sale of domain “Chips” and numeric domains, as the Chinese domain dragon awakens. Being...

The Oatmeal : Twitter account hacked, points to .XYZ porn

Domain News: June 25, 2016 - 8:10 pmdomain-news

The Twitter account of the popular web site, The Oatmeal, was apparently hacked earlier today. Taking over its timeline with pornographic tweets, the hacker changed the profile to a “Janice Perry“. Oatmeal’s Twitter account has more than 538,000 followers, many...

China supremacy : The top 20 domain Registrants of new gTLDs

Domain News: June 25, 2016 - 6:57 pmdomain-news

Most of the top gTLD Registrants are in China. When it comes down to new gTLD domain ownership, there is no fine line between individual domain investors and holding companies. Unlike previous TLDs, the new gTLDs present many opportunities to the Registries: they can keep names...

Chinese domain market sales : Fake products will be crushed

Domain News: June 25, 2016 - 12:18 pmdomain-news

Chinese domain market report. China’s massive economy and sheer size generates billions of dollars in counterfeit products annually. Alibaba founder, Jack Ma, recently asserted that the same factories creating fake products, such as fashion items, create the licensed ones;...

The word “Home” plus your gTLD is not a sane branding strategy

Domain News: June 24, 2016 - 4:12 pmdomain-news

Jennifer Wolfe – Dot Brand 360. Many holders of closed gTLDs – those reserved for corporate use – don’t seem to be aware of the potential presented by their digital asset investment. At a cost of $185,000 dollars for the ICANN application alone, such gTLDs...

Chinese domain market report : China is the big winner of Brexit

Domain News: June 24, 2016 - 3:25 pmdomain-news

Chinese domain sales report. China is the 2nd largest economy in the world, and a direct winner of the shocking Brexit. How so? In the past, the European Union failed to pressure China into submission, and any attempts to engage China as an equal financial partner became a fragmented...

Brexit : Donuts offers to buy Britain’s domain assets for $70 million dollars!

Domain News: June 24, 2016 - 12:36 pmdomain-news

Following the devastating domino effect of Brexit, all British assets are currently valued at millennium-old lows. Seizing this opportunity, Donuts, Inc. has apparently placed a sizable offer to buy Britain’s ccTLD for the sum of $70 million USD. Donuts, Inc. CEO, Paul...

Chinese owner of F5.net loses it via UDRP

Domain News: June 24, 2016 - 11:28 amdomain-law

F5.net was lost in a UDRP. The UDRP process has claimed another short, valuable domain, as F5.net was ordered to be transferred away from its registrant. The 1998 registration was challenged at the WIPO by F5 Networks, Inc. of Seattle, Washington, that claimed rights to various...

Brexit.com owner wants how much for the domain?

Domain News: June 24, 2016 - 10:20 amdomain-news

Brexit.com and Brexit.co.uk up for sale. It’s over, it’s done: Britain voted itself out of the European Union, after 43 years as a member. The so-called “Brexit” won’t happen overnight, and the next two years will bring many changes in the political...

Brexit : Britain out of the EU – What this means for British domainers

Domain News: June 24, 2016 - 12:11 amdomain-news

My goodness me! The advocates of Britain’s exit from the European Union have finally gotten their wish. According to the referendum that took place yesterday across the UK, approximately 52% of the vote is in favor of leaving the European Union, which Great Britain joined...

Chinese domain market report : The rich are getting richer in China

Domain News: June 23, 2016 - 4:56 pmdomain-news

Domain sales Made in China. China‘s high net worth families will reach 3.88 million by 2020, and their financial assets will account for 51% of China’s individual wealth. More rich Chinese are expected to send their assets overseas, seeking better investment returns,...

New eNom logo : Freak accident created perfect brand

Domain News: June 23, 2016 - 2:22 pmdomain-news

Domain registrar eNom launched its rebranded web site yesterday, sporting a redesigned logo with a spiffy, angled “e” letter. As one can see in the detailed scheme below, the exact angle of letter “e” is set at precisely 36 degrees off the X axis, and...

GoDaddy warns of ongoing phishing campaign targeting premium domains

Domain News: June 23, 2016 - 1:06 pmdomain-crime

Joe Styler – Aftermarket Product Manager at GoDaddy. GoDaddy has issued a warning regarding an ongoing phishing campaign. The cyberattack is targeting premium domain names, according to Joe Styler, Aftermarket Product Manager at GoDaddy. The warning is as follows: “We...

Calvin Klein : .XYZ “penny promo” results in massive 73 domain UDRP

Domain News: June 23, 2016 - 11:22 amdomain-law

Domain trademarks can cost a pretty penny. To celebrate its 2nd anniversary, the .XYZ Registry offered a promotional “penny per domain” pricing. At the time, we pointed out that such cheap domains enable the proliferation of registrations for spamming purposes. Another...

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