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Trump attacks “slimeball” #domain investors over alleged brand dilution

Trump attacks “slimeball” #domain investors over alleged brand dilution

April 16, 2018 · SPECIAL REPORT

A new tweet by president Donald Trump attacks domain investors, calling them “dirty slimeballs” and other negative epithets. Visibly dejected by recent domain registrations bearing his trademark “TRUMP,” the president launched a salvo of additional attacks: “Crooked domainers,... [Read more]

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#WHOIS and the #Law : Drastic changes to #domain information thanks to #GDPR

Domain News: April 21, 2018 - 3:08 pmdomain-news

GDPR, a European data privacy law, takes effect on May 25th. Until then, little is known about how WHOIS, the core information of domain name ownership, will be affected. Domain registrars, such as GoDaddy, are beginning to provide a snippet...

#SmugMug acquires former #Yahoo property, #Flickr

Domain News: April 20, 2018 - 6:11 pmdomain-news

SmugMug, the photo-sharing and storage company based out of California, has acquired Flickr. As a former Yahoo! property, Flickr.com was acquired for approximately $25 million dollars in 2005, and Yahoo! massively neglected the service...

Internet help desk : Former Marchex #domain as old as viral video by the same title

Domain News: April 20, 2018 - 5:45 pmdomain-news

The early days of the Internet service providers were dominated by the quest for the perfect “help desk.” Customers calling in an ISP’s help line to get help for a myriad different issues related to the Internet, were...

#DigitalTown rolls out San Antonio .City #domain

Domain News: April 20, 2018 - 12:42 pmdomain-news

DigitalTown develops web sites that operate on city-specific domain names, in a variety of geographical gTLDs. They call these web portals, “people-centric” cities. One of these is the dot .City gTLD, and DigitalTown announced...

#Natixis : Brand squatters registering #crypto #domain names

Domain News: April 20, 2018 - 10:36 amdomain-law

UDRP: Loss for the Respondent. The proliferation of cryptocurrencies, ICO filings and blockchain technology has given a boost to domain squatting. Opportunists register domain names that consist of names of corporations in the financial...

Seven with #Sedo : GreatDomains and the April 2018 #domain auction

Domain News: April 19, 2018 - 10:54 pmdomain-news

Sedo – GreatDomains. Sponsor: Sedo* GreatDomains is a 7-day long auction by Sedo, from April 19 – 26, 2018, featuring a carefully selected portfolio of domain names. For April’s auction, we are presented with 47 domains;...

Third time’s a charm : Telepathy, Inc. acquires #Racoon .com #domain

Domain News: April 19, 2018 - 1:17 pmdomain-news

The domain Racoon.com has now been sold three times in recent weeks. After it was acquired by Media Options from its original owner for an undisclosed amount, the domain was sold to domain broker, James Booth. The BQDN founder did not...

#Novacap : 30 year old company forgot to renew #domain

Domain News: April 19, 2018 - 10:29 amdomain-law

UDRP result: Transfer domain. Knowles Cazenovia, Inc., is a ceramic capacitor manufacturer of more than 30 years, under the Novacap brand. They registered a trademark for NOVACAP in 2008, and held the .com until late 2017, when they somehow...

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