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April 8, 2015 · SPECIAL REPORT

The Freedom of Information Act ensures that the US Government and its officials remain transparent about their activity. Citizens can invoke the act to request information that is made available to the public and that it’s not otherwise classified. A fine fella named Donald Triplett III utilized... [Read more]

Flippa welcomes new brokers as ‘superbroker’ Ali Zandi leaves to start own venture

Domain News: April 18, 2015 - 12:02 amdomain-news

Ali Zandi, domain broker. Flippa announced some changes to its domain broker lineup earlier today. Senior domain broker, Ali Zandi, is leaving Flippa to start his own domain business, Go Time Ventures. In a statement, Zandi acknowledges the move and emphasizes the support...

Chinese Domain Market update: DJ, ZTN, YM and more short domains

Domain News: April 17, 2015 - 7:26 pmdomain-news

The Chinese domain market has been consistent in recent months; dozens of short, memorable .CN or .COM domains – letter or numerics – are being sold to domain investors in China. At the same time, Chinese domainers are flipping such domain names among their peers,...

Friday feast with lots of ‘moto’ offers via the Brannan’s domain newsletter

Domain News: April 17, 2015 - 10:41 amdomain-news

Domain broker, David Clements. First of all, where did the week go? It’s already Friday! Many thanks to Cameron, an eagle-eyed reader, who spotted a typo of the Brannan’s domain newsletter earlier in the week. David Clements has been brokering some solid domains...

Hilarious : The web site of Matt Cutts fails mobile-friendly test!

Domain News: April 16, 2015 - 7:10 pmdomain-news

In a clear exertion of Big Brother force, Google is pushing for a ‘mobile-friendly’ web across its millions of stored web sites. Bigger than any Panda update, the push to pass the mobile-friendly test even has a deadline: April 21st. Creating extra work for thousands...

Mike Mann releases vertical, yet educational domain video

Domain News: April 16, 2015 - 5:08 pmdomain-news

Domain investor and author, Mike Mann, is known for his unconventional approach to domaining. After registering thousands of domains, and selling thousands more, Mike Mann created a video called “Mike Mann on Domain Investment.” There is one problem, however:...

NamesCon 2016 : Dope ticket discount sale ends on 4/20

Domain News: April 15, 2015 - 7:04 pmdomain-news

They say, legalize it: the right to a dope ticket discount sale, that is! NamesCon 2016 is several months away, but pre-registrations have now exceeded the 400 mark, and the biggest domain conference of 2016 already looks like it will be a blast! To celebrate this milestone,...

PowerCore : Dot .US added to roster of non-COM domain sightings!

Domain News: April 15, 2015 - 5:11 pmdomain-news

After locating a rare dot .MOBI domain last December on a vehicle’s plates, we were out again, looking for more wild animals of the non-COM kingdom. Driving around in Orlando isn’t fun, and there’s lots of traffic and construction going on. In one of those...

McPherson Hospital let domain expire; Reports new Registrant to the FBI

Domain News: April 15, 2015 - 2:55 pmdomain-crime

McPherson Hospital officials scrambled to provide the general public with an announcement over their former domain name, McPhersonMemorial.org. The Hospital allowed its former domain name to expire, since three years previously, the hospital name had changed and its official...

Brannan’s newsletter offers killer geo-domains for England, Spain and Portugal

Domain News: April 15, 2015 - 11:05 amdomain-news

Domain broker, David Clements. Brannan‘s – the domain brokerage outfit managed by broker David Clements – is upping the ante in domain brokering. In recent weeks, the quality and affordability of domains offered are exquisite. We cover the offerings of domains...

NSFW : Adult web site sells for five figures on Flippa

Domain News: April 15, 2015 - 10:42 amdomain-news

The auction for a not safe for work web site has ended on Flippa, after feverish bidding in the final hours, just as we predicted. It took a total of 68 bids and a large number of comments exchanged between the seller and interested parties, for the auction to complete. Sex...

Latvian trademark for ‘Sexy Japanese’ fails to secure positive UDRP outcome over the .com

Domain News: April 15, 2015 - 9:58 amdomain-law

A company that uses the term ‘sexy Japanese‘ to provide educating courses in the Japanese language, registered the mark ‘Sexy Japanese’ with the trademark office of Latvia. The mark was registered last October, and the Complainant went after the domain...

DNForum brings in new Admin, rolls out domain forum changes

Domain News: April 14, 2015 - 4:30 pmdomain-news

DNForum, the oldest active domain forum for professionals, announced the involvement of Simon Byrne as a full time administrator. According to a statement by DNForum owber, Adam Dicker, the Irish professional has been working on improving the current forum functionality and...

Flippa NSFW : Sex toys web site makes $6 grand a month

Domain News: April 14, 2015 - 1:50 pmdomain-news

If you’re not bashful and want to make some money from the lucrative adult business, this adult, not safe for work domain and web site sale on Flippa might be for you. Note: We had to pixelate the image used in the Flippa auction to pass the strict family-friendly guidelines...

Flippa : Domains with no reserve, or with reserve?

Domain News: April 13, 2015 - 5:44 pmdomain-news

Austin L. Church, of Bright Newt Apps, wrote a guest post on the Flippa blog, encouraging domain sellers to use the marketplace offering their assets with “no reserve.” Church shares his personal experience selling an app business, and how he used the Flippa...

Jeff Sass of Dot .CLUB on the Startup Stories podcast

Domain News: April 13, 2015 - 4:35 pmdomain-news

In January, we interviewed Jeff Sass of Dot .CLUB; the tongue-in-cheek interview was conducted ‘in character’ by Nikolai Domienenko. The 10 minute interview contained humor-infused questions and visuals, and Jeff’s responses were definitely a breeze of...

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