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DNForum guide : How to find domain gems at the forums

DNForum guide : How to find domain gems at the forums

May 19, 2015 · SPECIAL REPORT

DNForum.com Many quality domain names can be acquired at domain forums, such as DNForum and NamePros, at prices friendly to domain investors. Buying and selling domains on forums requires a membership, naturally. So sign up at DNForum and let the domain hunting begin! DNForum has been around since... [Read more]

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Who stole my domain? Paralegal owns the matching .com

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The biggest threat to one’s online presence is clearly their domain name, and its safe-keeping at the domain registrar. Domain theft is prevalent currently, and while some cases involve domain names and not active business web sites, when the latter occurs it’s...

MyRedBook.com owner sentenced to 13 months in prison

Domain News: May 23, 2015 - 11:31 amdomain-news

The former operator of MyRedBook.com, a web site that was seized by the FBI for assisting in the facilitation of prostitution, was sentenced to 13 months in prison. According to U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag, Eric Omuro’s conviction is the first federal conviction of a...

Responsive design: Uniregistry rolls out new domain inquiry page

Domain News: May 22, 2015 - 5:20 pmdomain-news

Uniregistry has rolled out a new contact form for domains parked at Domain Name Sales. The new design is responsive, which means that it adapts to the width of the device it’s displayed on. It’s also visually far more pleasant, separating the three fields –...

NamePros guide : How to find domain gems at the forums

Domain News: May 22, 2015 - 4:45 pmstories-and-manuals

NamePros was formed by domain investor Ron James in 2003, after arguments with DNForum moderators erupted at the time; the forum initially operated on phpBB software but soon moved over to vBulletin and currently on xenForo. From the beginning, NamePros attracted the younger...

BREAKING: Non-Chinese domainer bought domain full of “bad letters”!

Domain News: May 22, 2015 - 2:21 pmdomain-news

Quite possibly winning the award for the most shocking domain news of the week, a domain investor has acquired a domain name, in full knowledge of its “bad letters”. Gino “Sharky” Quattro of Brooklyn, NY, spent a small fortune on the domain, comprising...

Koeln and CC : Two more additions to the roster of non-COM sightings!

Domain News: May 22, 2015 - 11:21 amdomain-news

Domainers submitting ‘real life’ sightings of domain names that aren’t dot .com, are getting busier. After the dot .US by yours truly, and the dot .CLUB, we have two more additions to the roster of non-COM sightings today. The first one, is a dot .CC submitted...

Dot .KY : Uniregistry preparing for worldwide availability of Cayman domain names

Domain News: May 21, 2015 - 5:33 pmdomain-news

Uniregistry. Uniregistry announced its direct managing of dot .KY domains in March; the ccTLD for the Cayman Islands will soon be available for anyone to register. About 4,000 individuals and businesses have signed up for the Sunrise period registrations, which gives local...

Flippa : Relist your domain, app or web site “for Free”, until it sells!

Domain News: May 21, 2015 - 2:15 pmdomain-news

Flippa.com – The domain and web site aftermarket from Down Under Flippa recently announced the acquisition of Domain Holdings as its domain brokerage branch, and today they followed up with yet another piece of great news. Until now, one would get a free second chance...

ICANN improvisation : Donuts, Inc. can offer ‘Combo gTLD’ strings

Domain News: May 21, 2015 - 1:26 pmdomain-news

ICANN CEO Fadi Chehadé might be enjoying his final 10 months in office, but his ongoing efforts towards a unified multi-steak holder model are reaping results. The latest announcement from ICANN is related to gTLD string combining, a process that allows gTLD Registries such...

Enom’s DNS attacked; account info deemed safe

Domain News: May 20, 2015 - 8:20 pmdomain-crime

The New York Times reported on Tuesday that The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, which uses Enom as its domain name registrar, suffered a DNS attack: “In a statement issued late Monday, the St. Louis Fed informed those who use the bank’s public economic data and...

DNForum : Membership changes & banned member amnesty

Domain News: May 20, 2015 - 1:53 pmdomain-news

Simon Byrne, administrator for DNForum, has been very busy lately; the improvements and additions to the oldest domain name forum are increasing daily. Byrne’s latest announcement reinforces the commitment Adam Dicker pledged, to ensure DNForum remains a top destination...

Flippa Holdings : New domain auction and brokerage powerhouse

Domain News: May 20, 2015 - 11:47 amdomain-news

The news of a Flippa & Domain Holdings mega-merger came as a shocker this morning, and the aftershocks have yet to subside. Australia-based domain and web site auction venue, Flippa, announced that they are acquiring Domain Holdings, an elite brokerage house that witnessed...

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