Kim Dotcom, the arrested CEO of Megaupload looks remarkably like the Numa Numa guy from YouTube fame. Combining current events with a blast from the past is an instant hit Enjoy the videoCopyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
By crawling the Internet’s most remote areas, top WHOIS tool DomainTools has managed to reach into the vault of what appears to be a repository of ‘dark matter‘ domains. Unlike regular domain names that maintain a pair of nameservers, dark matter domains only exist at the Registry with no hope of ever seeing the light [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Domain registrar eNom rolled out their new web site today; stepping away from the cheesy “Backpack Girl” visuals of the past decade. The changes vastly improve the navigation flow and the clarity of the services offered; a giant leap ahead of the clutter that rules other domain registrar web sites such as GoDaddy. It seems [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Rick Schwartz has been quiet lately, having ‘retired’ from regular domain blogging; but don’t think for a second that the Domain King is resting on his laurels. A new, improved “round robin” introduction is planned for TRAFFIC 2012, in Ft. Lauderdale. “We have some surprises for everyone who’s attending TRAFFIC, rest assured!”, said Howard Neu. [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A post from yesterday regarding the listing of almost 500 “facebook” domains on TDNAM caused some serious stir. It seems that not everyone agrees about a listing venue’s responsibility regarding the trading of trademark-infringing domains. Such venues include GoDaddy’s TDNAM, eBay, Flippa.com and others. Sedo and Afternic are known to pro-actively enforce the removal of [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
DomainSherpa, known for its “unbiased, authoritative information to help you discover, acquire, manage, monetize and sell domain names” has been publishing interviews with domainer professionals in video format for the past year. Ranging from 30 to 90 minutes, the interviews feature DomainSherpa owner, Michael Cyger, as he hosts various known and less known domainer personalities. [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Apparently GoDaddy is not concerned with selling domains infringing on a famous trademark, on its marketplace, TDNAM. There are currently 453 “facebook” domains listed there – some with outrageous asking prices. Incidentally, listing domains as HTML tables apparently breaks WordPress summaries, so this extra text serves as a protector against this bug – err, feature [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A solar data storm, originating from a gigantic sun flare is hitting earth hard, according to the Global Data Observatory in Acapulco. Racing at speeds exceeding 90 million miles per hour, the ion, proton and bozonium-7 data storm collided with the earth’s atmosphere early Tuesday. The huge solar data storm resulted in data loss in [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
These days, it’s all about gTLDs. A couple of weeks since ICANN was officially authorized to go forth with the launch of a gTLD universe, it became apparent that some folks will attempt to bend the rules. Getting a trademark registered at the USPTO was considered to be one such sneaky method, in order to [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A Bido auction for the domain name Pet.org ended with the domain being unsold. The top bid of $2,381 did not surpass the reserve price of $65,000. The seller describes Pet.org as a “category killer” domain but in all reality, sixty-five grand is more than one needs to open a pet store affiliated with large [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
ICANN-accredited registrars need to diversify in order to stand out from the rest of the crowd. While industry giants like GoDaddy offer a lot of eye candy in the form of boobalicious, leggy female promoters, a Wisconsin based domain registrar wants to make a difference. “We decided to offer domains and bundle them with basic, [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.