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Shane and Ali : Flippa domain broker sightings ‘in the wild’

Shane and Ali : Flippa domain broker sightings ‘in the wild’

May 18, 2015 · SPECIAL REPORT

After Ali Zandi – who left Flippa to start his own project, Perception – another popular bushy bearded broker at Flippa is Shane Bellone. Sporting a bushy beard assists with culturing a thick-skinned attitude as a domain broker, apparently. Imagine all the silly responses they get daily,... [Read more]

Lawyers For Human Beings – Patent trolls, trademark bullies, and cybersquatters need not apply ®

Domain News: May 28, 2015 - 8:09 pmdomain-law

Registered trademark. Rick Schwartz’s acquisition of the domain name Cybersquatter.com via Flippa for $3,000 led us to the obvious question: is the term ‘cybersquatter‘ generic or trademarked? These days, one never knows, and we just had to look the term up...

FBI Cyber Division forgot to renew key domain used in domain seizures

Domain News: May 28, 2015 - 11:11 amdomain-crime

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is very busy dealing with cybercriminals, and often invite capable individuals to apply for the job. In a case of remarkable bureaucratic slip-up, they lost control of a key domain used in federal seizures. Seized by the FBI. CIRFU.net, a domain...

Rick Schwartz acquired the domain Cybersquatter.com on Flippa

Domain News: May 27, 2015 - 5:02 pmdomain-news

Domain King, Rick Schwartz. It was a wild guess, but it turned out to be 100% accurate: Rick Schwartz, the Domain King, has acquired the domain Cybersquatter.com on Flippa. Exactly as we predicted yesterday, Rick’s acquisition of Cybersquatter.com is an instant pointing...

Top 10 Odd Locations domainers might sell domains via Domain Name Sales

Domain News: May 27, 2015 - 2:39 pmdomain-news

DomainNameSales.com Since its public launch in 2012, Domain Name Sales has made it easy for domain investors to provide quotes and sell their domain names. The use of templated messages provide sellers with extraordinary capabilities to respond in the shortest amount of time. Negotiating...

Elequa LLL .com domain sales Part Deux

Domain News: May 27, 2015 - 12:48 pmdomain-news

Elequa’s domains are ending up in China. Yesterday we published a large stash of LLL .com and NNNN .com domains being sold by legendary domain investor Thunayan K. AL-Ghanim, also known as Elequa. Future Media Architects, Elequa’s domain asset holding company, was...

THE Domain Conference : Hands on WordPress sessions announced

Domain News: May 26, 2015 - 5:05 pmdomain-news

THE Domain Conference opens its gates on September 26th, 2015; the familiar Florida family of Howard Neu announced an extended WordPress workshop today. The sessions will take place on September 28th and 29th, with Brett Napoli leading the presentation. Brett is the Founder & CEO...

Cybersquatter.com – How much did the domain sell for at Flippa ?

Domain News: May 26, 2015 - 12:12 pmdomain-news

The domain name Cybersquatter.com was sold on Flippa, after being listed for a few days; during that time, its seller changed the BIN several times, and added a portfolio of other domains as ‘freebies.’ Cybersquatter.com : SOLD. The term ‘cybersquatter‘...

Elequa : Tapping the Chinese LLL .com and NNNN .com domain market

Domain News: May 26, 2015 - 10:17 amdomain-news

Elequa during NamesCon 2015 – Photo courtesy Cate Colgan. Elequa is a world-famous domain investor, whose investments include several premium and short domain names. How short? It doesn’t get any better than i.net, the private domain Registrar that manages many of...

Version 3.0 : Domain Name Sales updates domain quote form yet again

Domain News: May 26, 2015 - 9:37 amdomain-news

Just four days ago we caught a redesigned contact form at Domain Name Sales; the update was an improvement of the quote form that had been in place since the very beginning. The layout of such forms and the amount of info they require, can decide whether a visitor proceeds with...

Overture : The demise of a great tool and domain in the hands of Yahoo!

Domain News: May 25, 2015 - 5:50 pmdomain-news

Overture.com Overture was an once great keyword search tool, having formed in 2001 after GoTo.com renamed itself to Overture Services, Inc. In the years that followed, Overture ‘swallowed’ both Altavista and AlltheWeb, and in 2003 it was itself acquired by Yahoo!...

ICANN : Chinese government gears up for tight domain industry regulation

Domain News: May 25, 2015 - 12:35 pmdomain-news

Domain rules made in China. If your domain sales to Chinese domain investors are red hot currently, this might soon change. The Chinese government is currently working on a tight regulatory process that will evaluate all domain Registries and Registrars. According to a report...

Flippa : How much will Cybersquatter.com sell for ?

Domain News: May 25, 2015 - 11:30 amdomain-news

Mango – the Cybersquatter! One of the most controversial domain names to be made available over a third party auction venue, is Cybersquatter.com. Currently at Flippa with a day to go, the dreadful “C-word” domain has reached $2,150 with 110 bids. Wow. Actually,...

Domain Spammers : Volume 1

Domain News: May 24, 2015 - 3:47 pmdomain-crime

There’s nothing lower in the domain food chain than spammers that scour the WHOIS info of domain registrants and send them junk email. Even when the target domain is under WHOIS shield, these scumbags mass-mail their wares – ranging from cheap web services to fake...

Who stole my domain? Paralegal owns the matching .com

Domain News: May 23, 2015 - 8:49 pmdomain-news

The biggest threat to one’s online presence is clearly their domain name, and its safe-keeping at the domain registrar. Domain theft is prevalent currently, and while some cases involve domain names and not active business web sites, when the latter occurs it’s hell...

MyRedBook.com owner sentenced to 13 months in prison

Domain News: May 23, 2015 - 11:31 amdomain-news

The former operator of MyRedBook.com, a web site that was seized by the FBI for assisting in the facilitation of prostitution, was sentenced to 13 months in prison. According to U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag, Eric Omuro’s conviction is the first federal conviction of a website...

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