June 15, 2013 · Leave a Comment
Yesterday, we reported the introduction of Facebook hashtags – and the silly act by a Korean domainer to register two domains that contain the famous Facebook trademark. Twitter’s feature is useful when searching for related content in its rather restricted search engine, but Facebook... [Read the full story]
Stories & Manuals
June 18, 2013 · 1 Comment
Welcome to another edition of the Gaijin-san Domainer. This is David J. Walker’s second story about life, the Internet and domain names in Japan. If you missed the first part, then by all means click here. -*- Overdue Cell Phone Bill: Arm, Leg or Kidney? – by Gaijin-san Domainer. David... [Read the full story]
June 1, 2013 · Leave a Comment
My plans for an editorial this fine Saturday morning changed; writing about anything other than the police & state brutality in Istanbul, Turkey would be inappropriate. Tens of thousands of people peacefully marched and occupied Gezi Park, one of the last remaining patches of green in Istanbul. Gezi... [Read the full story]
November 15, 2012 · 2 Comments
Domain investors, Ilze Kaulins & KW Boswell, at TRAFFIC 2012 in Ft. Lauderdale. Ilze Kaulins, founder of Canadian firm Excellent Domains, has been buying, selling and investing in domains since 2001, and is very active in the Domain-Internet community. We had the pleasure of meeting Ilze –... [Read the full story]
The Drunk Domainer
December 16, 2011 · Leave a Comment
Daryl the Drunk Domainer The other night I was reading about how the damn Congress turned down the approval of the .XXX domains based upon some obscure obscenity laws. Then I went to my local drugstore and bought the latest Hustler and Penthouse. It would be a busy Saturday night. Fuck it. Need more... [Read the full story]
Your online privacy matters to Google – for a fee. Google, already the titan in search engine volume, stores information about trillions of web pages and other private communication, such as email. Gmail was included on the PRISM list, the secret initiative by the NSA that allegedly processes mass amounts...[ Continue reading ]
Welcome to another edition of the Gaijin-san Domainer. This is David J. Walker’s second story about life, the Internet and domain names in Japan. If you missed the first part, then by all means click here. -*- Overdue Cell Phone Bill: Arm, Leg or Kidney? – by Gaijin-san Domainer. David holding 200,000...[ Continue reading ]
Don’t screw your affiliate source of income. Caution, caution, caution! When you sign up for an affiliate service - regular or adult related – stay away from variations of the provider’s name and trademark. Wanting to be close to the source of the revenue stream can be tempting and financially...[ Continue reading ]
Last week, Airbus – the European aircraft manufacturer – showcased its new, quiet and energy-efficient aircraft, the A350XWB. After years of research, development and testing, the virgin flight of the A350XWB was a complete success. The aircraft’s performance exceeded the standards set by the...[ Continue reading ]
The theater of Greek bureaucracy is tragic! BREAKING NEWS: The Greek Council of State has decided that the public broadcaster should remain open during its restructuring, requesting that all ERT frequencies and websites be restored immediately. Source link. The shutting down of the Greek national radio and television...[ Continue reading ]
The majority of emails on the Internet are spam. Donesh Laher, Cyber Security Analyst for the .PW Registry and Directi, is addressing the recent coverage of spam originating from .PW domain registrations: Hello All, We are aware about the spam-outbreak and have spent the past month and a half by undertaking a massive...[ Continue reading ]
Father Domainicus foresees prison time for the Sodomites. What a wonderful Sunday it has been, my dear sons and daughters in domaining. This is Father Domainicus, in a late night sermon that will raise your spirits and minds. Often times, I ponder what life would be without our Domainer Church. The Domain Lord...[ Continue reading ]
David is an American domainer stationed in Japan. He has a lot of stories to share, about life in the Land of the Rising Sun. David: Gaijin-san Domainer. This is the first guest post from David aka “Gaijin-san Domainer“, in an open series; David will be attempting to classify Japanese culture in life...[ Continue reading ]
A #zuck hashtag. A rather naive Korean registrant, got whiff of the upcoming – at the time - plan that Facebook had, to implement hashtags. The idea of adding the “hash” (#) to keywords, in order to produce linkable search results, was pioneered by Twitter. Now that Facebook has jumped on the...[ Continue reading ]
Phuck all spammers. An onslaught of spam emails are currently making the rounds, originating from recently registered .PW domains. While the Palau registry promotes .PW domains to stand for “professional web”, it appears that the opening of the ccTLD to the masses at low prices, invited several spammers. Such...[ Continue reading ]
Domain thieves eventually end up behind bars. “All’s well that ends well.” This Shakespearean play title would perfectly suit the case of the (formerly) stolen domain name, WTD.com. After reporting WTD.com as stolen in February and alerting the domain community, the legitimate owner established...[ Continue reading ]
The Greeks are coming with GR.COM For several years now, the GR.com registry has been serving the Greek domain market as a smart alternate to the Greek ccTLD, .gr. While the ccTLD, .gr has reduced the ‘red tape’ involved in the registration of .gr domains, the GR.com sublevel domain names are cheaper...[ Continue reading ]
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