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Merlin Kauffman’s domain, Projects.com : Where is it now?

Merlin Kauffman’s domain, Projects.com : Where is it now?

May 17, 2016 · SPECIAL REPORT

Projects.com Around this time last year, we watched in nail-biting agony as the aged, premium domain Projects.com did not renew. Projects.com, a 1995 registration, was in the possession of domain investor and entrepreneur, Merlin Kauffman; he inexplicably failed to renew it. In the domain auction that... [Read more]

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Domain News: May 23, 2016 - 10:52 pmdomain-news

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Gregg Ostrick wins yet another UDRP for Greentrust.com with RDNH finding

Domain News: May 23, 2016 - 11:54 amdomain-law

RDNH finding for Greentrust.com Domain investor, Gregg Ostrick, has successfully fended off yet another attempt by an aggressor against his valuable domain portfolio. In a case involving the aged domain Greentrust.com, IP attorney John Berryhill represented Ostrick against the...

Evergreen : Domain UDRP results in transfer order of existing business!

Domain News: May 23, 2016 - 12:08 amdomain-law

A trademark can be the result of non trademark words combined. Generic words put together can lead to some interesting combinations that infringe on existing trademarks. “Evergreen” is one such word, indicating the perpetuating green foliage of trees or pastures of...

Domain investing : Sabal Capital Management scoops up $2 million worth of Web.com shares

Domain News: May 22, 2016 - 8:30 pmdomain-news

Domain investments. Sabal Capital Management LLC, a company that provides investment advisory services announced the acquisition of 102,384 additional shares in Web.com Group Inc. during the most recent quarter end. The company’s most recent filing with the SEC discloses...

Chinese domain market sales : Weekend edition

Domain News: May 22, 2016 - 1:33 pmdomain-news

Chinese domain sales report. Chinese domain market sales have been following a downwards curve for many months now. Savvy domain investors, such as Tim Schoon, successfully sold their assets early on. Despite the constant hyping, “Chips” prices fell below $1400, more...

How much for that domain? A typical domain negotiation exchange

Domain News: May 21, 2016 - 1:28 pmstories-and-manuals

Ammar Kubba – Domainer Deal or No Deal? When it comes down to domain negotiations, quite often the seller is burdened with the task of setting a price for their asset. It’s not rare to see both parties, the domain seller and the domain buyer, become reluctant in mentioning...

Chips from the Mann : The top 20 most expensive LLLL .com domains

Domain News: May 21, 2016 - 11:20 amdomain-news

Mike Mann at TRAFFIC 2012 in Ft. Lauderdale. Domain investor Mike Mann has been known for chasing deals like no other “larger than life” domainer. The Domain Market owner invests in domains, having this simple yet effective philosophy or domain mantra: “Buy...

Mike Mann bought BangFit.com from HugeDomains

Domain News: May 20, 2016 - 5:06 pmdomain-news

Gotta love the world of new gTLDs! 😀 Domain investor, Mike Mann, implemented one of the fastest domain acquisitions in response to extensive media coverage. As reported by Elliot, Bang.Fit [NSFW] is a new sexercize app created by adult content providers, PornHub. The choice...

CloudCover.com UDRP denied despite existing trademark

Domain News: May 20, 2016 - 1:23 pmdomain-law

A registered trademark does not give automatic rights to a domain. The holders of a trademark for CLOUD COVER, filed a UDRP against the domain CloudCover.com. Complainant, CloudCover IP LLC, operates from the .net, and other cloud-related domain names, such as cloudcover-worldwide.com,...

Chinese domain market sales : 400 fake Colleges in China

Domain News: May 20, 2016 - 11:38 amdomain-news

Chinese domain sales report. You’ve heard about the fake “eggs” made synthetically in China, but what about fake Universities? A recent Chinese government report raises the number of fake Universities in China to more than 400, with the new batch adding 73 fake...

Sucuri hack report : WordPress most hacked CMS

Domain News: May 19, 2016 - 9:41 pmdomain-news

Sucuri, the security and vulnerability monitoring and prevention company, has released its Q1/2016 report on Web site hacks. The proliferation of content management systems (CMS) has increased the number of attacks targeting domains and web sites utilizing them. Sucuri often...

Chinese domain market : It’s just like the X Files

Domain News: May 19, 2016 - 2:11 pmdomain-news

China: A vast land of many opportunities. The Chinese domain market is just like the X Files: I want to believe, but the concrete evidence is ever-elusive. Still, evidence of a domain market bubble that expands and contracts at frustratingly short intervals, shows one thing:...

PepperMoney.com : Complainant’s salty UDRP was denied

Domain News: May 19, 2016 - 1:31 pmdomain-law

A registered trademark does not give automatic rights to a domain. An Australian company, claiming rights to the PEPPER mark, attempted to get the domain PepperMoney.com via the UDRP process. Pepper Group Limited of North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, holds a trademark...

DNForum : Adam Dicker plans to relaunch domain forum

Domain News: May 19, 2016 - 10:27 amdomain-news

DNForum, the domain name forum and domain investor community owned by Adam Dicker, went dark sometime in early February. At the time, the DNForum owner stated that DNForum.com was undergoing server upgrades. Many expected downtime to last a few days. After several weeks and months...

Chinese domain market sales : Venture capital bubble in China?

Domain News: May 18, 2016 - 5:34 pmdomain-news

Domain sales Made in China. The Chinese economy is not doing as well as it did a year ago; then the big stock market crash occurred around this time in 2015. But don’t confuse this picture with the actual cash flow of corporations in China. Venture capital exists in significant...

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