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YK.com : Two letter .com domain sold to Chinese buyers

YK.com : Two letter .com domain sold to Chinese buyers

July 18, 2016 · SPECIAL REPORT

LL .com domains are popular in China. It’s been a while since we reported a two letter (LL) .com domain sale, and what a great way to start the week. The domain YK.com has been reported as sold, after changing hands from its previous owners, Tamarack Computers Ltd. The 20 year old domain‘s... [Read more]

Stanley Pace : Turkish company loses 2nd UDRP for Sarten.com with RDNH finding!

Domain News: July 23, 2016 - 6:59 amdomain-law

RDNH finding for Sarten.com at NAF. The UDRP over the domain Sarten.com is a prime example why Rick Schwartz created Hall of Shame. Last December we covered the UDRP decision for the domain, filed at the WIPO. Stanley Pace, the domain’s owner, successfully deflected a Turkish...

ICANN : Almost 100 new delegated gTLDs during the past 60 days!

Domain News: July 22, 2016 - 5:26 pmdomain-news

New gTLDs are here. These days, almost any word, string or phrase even, has gTLD potential, at a starting price of $185,000 dollars paid to ICANN. Applications go through the approval process, that includes a lot of lobbying before a gTLD is accepted. Sometimes, different parties...

Get ready for the new .DUCK gTLD from SC Johnson!

Domain News: July 22, 2016 - 3:07 pmdomain-news

Did you know there is going to be a dot .DUCK new gTLD? This isn’t a spoof story, unlike this one. SC Johnson, manufacturer of household cleaning products and products for home storage, has applied for several new gTLDs – and dot .Duck is one of them. The product...

Ideal sleep : Mike Mann will enjoy it tonight!

Domain News: July 22, 2016 - 11:14 amdomain-news

Mike Mann Whether you need a full 8 hours of sleep, or just a few zzz’s here and there, one thing is certain: ideal sleep reboots the human brain. Domain investor and serial entrepreneur, Mike Mann, often sleeps less, and works more. Mike does not drink coffee, and enjoys...

Chinese domain market report : Numeric domains save the week

Domain News: July 22, 2016 - 8:49 amdomain-news

Chinese domain sales report. It’s been a slow week for the Chinese domain market. Other than a notable sale of a two letter domain, YK.com, and the apparent re-sale of another, PT.com, the typical “Chips” market appears rather flat. Chinese domain investors,...

Build your own burger domain, with the new Uniregistry .Burger TLD

Domain News: July 21, 2016 - 7:41 pmdomain-news

Long before .Sexy, .Guitar and .Tattoo became active new gTLDs on the Internet, there was dot .Burger – existing on a restaurant paper towel. Fast forward a couple of years, and Frank Schilling’s Uniregistry is about to make that sketch, a reality. “I had this...

MoonJuice.com : UDRP deflected by Satoshi Shimoshita with RDNH finding!

Domain News: July 21, 2016 - 12:32 pmdomain-law

RDNH finding for MoonJuice.com Satoshi Shimoshita is a hard-working domain investor from Japan; many domainers who have been around for the past 15 years have probably done business with him at some point. Satoshi invests in generic, dictionary domains and compound word domains,...

Escrow.com expands support team with new agents; adds 5 new languages

Domain News: July 21, 2016 - 9:09 amdomain-news

Industry behemoth, Escrow.com, has expanded its Customer Support team; it now offers customer service support in five additional languages: Russian, Spanish, Hindi, Punjabi and Korean. Adding to its new international offices and expanded Customer Service, Engineering and Payments...

Mike Robertson : 5,440 pushups for a great cause!

Domain News: July 21, 2016 - 9:04 amdomain-news

Mike Robertson with a friend. Popular domain investor and expert broker, Mike Robertson, has taken physical activity to new extremes. Relocating from his native Australia to Florida was a big move, and Mike enjoys working out despite the blistering summer heat. Like many Floridians,...

Chinese domain market report : China to boycott KFC, iPhone smashing

Domain News: July 21, 2016 - 8:12 amdomain-news

Chinese domain sales report. A recent decision by an international court rejected China’s claims to the extended South China Sea. Chinese patriotism – or nationalism, if you prefer – set people off in the mainland, smashing their iPhones in anger. They are also...

Feds nab KickassTorrents.com owner, seize domains

Domain News: July 20, 2016 - 8:49 pmdomain-crime

U.S. authorities have charged the alleged owner of today’s most visited illegal file-sharing website, KickassTorrents.com, with criminal copyright infringement and have seized domain names associated with the website. According to the US Department of Justice, Artem Vaulin,...

Chinese domain market report : PT.com appears to have been resold

Domain News: July 20, 2016 - 12:45 pmdomain-news

LL .com domains are popular in China. Following on the heels of the YK.com sale, another two letter .com appears to have been resold: PT.com. After being sold in October 2015 for a reputed low seven figures, the domain remained with the Chinese domain registrar, eName. This has...

Domainer Poll : Are you a Pokemon Go player?

Domain News: July 20, 2016 - 10:44 amdomain-news

Pokemon domains lead to UDRP. The penetration of Pokemon Go among every social layer has been immense. Chasing imaginary “pets” with your cellphone can lead to a variety of unfortunate incidents, but Augmented Reality is expected to be an 100+ Billion dollar market...

Chinese domain market report : Qihoo 360 seeks to protect its “360” trademark

Domain News: July 19, 2016 - 7:05 pmdomain-news

360.com Can you trademark a number in China? Apparently so, especially when it’s as famous as the one used in 360.com, the $17 million dollar domain belonging to Chinese giant company Qihoo. Qihoo 360, by far China’s largest security software provider, filed the lawsuit...

ESQwire successfully deflects Bagley.com UDRP on behalf of Respondent

Domain News: July 19, 2016 - 12:56 pmdomain-law

A registered trademark does not give automatic rights to a domain. Bagley Argentina S.A. of Buenos Aires, Argentina claimed it had rights to the BAGLEY mark, when it filed a UDRP against the domain Bagley.com. Registered in 1999, the domain belongs to Anything.com Ltd. of Grand...

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