In case you missed it : Schilling, Schwartz and Mann on domain names

In recent months, the three pillars of domaining have been using Twitter more actively, as their preferred medium of communication. Sharing their piece of mind, Frank Schilling, Rick Schwartz and Mike Mann all use Twitter for the same reason: domain names. Twitter summarizes such tweets from one’s followed list, and in a funny twist all […]

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Chinese domain market report : Selling ice to the Eskimo won’t work in China

There’s a reason why the old saying, “selling ice to the Eskimo” still holds plenty of cold water. Domain investors selling to each-other, especially when it’s a trade between buddies promoting auctions, can only get one that much money. The market gets saturated with the product and prices drop – simple as that. Gone are […]

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Wicked! Dot .Boston warming up for launch by Minds + Machines

Dot .Boston domains are coming up this year, with July being the “sunrise” date and September will be general availability. The latest geo-TLD by Minds + Machines taps the domain market of a great American city, Boston, with a gTLD of its own. Last year, we joked about an alternate .Bawston gTLD but this is […]

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Chips before chicks : Dot .Com and .Net report on LLLL domains

The world of domain Chips isn’t what it used to be. Four letter domains with letters that appeal to the Chinese – no vowels, no letter “V” – have seen much better days. These days, domain sales volume is steady, perhaps because prices have dropped substantially from their all-time high in late 2015. Today’s special […]

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Frank Schilling : Branding will develop an entirely new meaning

Uniregistry founder, Frank Schilling, was quoted today in an article about brands, new gTLDs and Generation Z’ers. The Entrepreneur article is titled “4 Ways Gen Z Will Change Company Culture” and Frank Schilling’s statement is about freelancers and domain brands. Said Frank: “Freelancers have a once-in-a-generation opportunity before them to buy domain names in new […]

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Ryan Gosling no longer a HasTraffic draft; David Seelos gets hired instead

HasTraffic, the company founded by domain entrepreneur, Yancy Naughton, has given up on trying to hire actor Ryan Gosling. Instead, David Seelos of Igloo.com fame joins the HasTraffic team in Los Angeles. “I’d love to have Ryan on our team, but he’s too expensive, and I had to settle for his doppelganger, equally famous David […]

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Soothe.com gets Times Square exposure

Soothe.com, the “Uber” of on-call massage service providers, is once again getting national publicity. Merlin Kauffman’s company secured a ginormous electronic billboard spot on the Time Square‘s most prestigious location. Those spots are costly for a reason: they are viewed by millions of New Yorkers and tourists around New York City’s ultra-busy hub. It goes […]

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Cars.com confirmed to be the largest domain sale in history

Cars.com has been confirmed to have been the largest domain sale in history, with a staggering $872,320,000 dollar valuation. Domain investor, George Kirikos, provided this number two years ago, and is once again quoting the numbers from the latest Cars.com financial statement: In connection with our acquisition by Parent, we have an intangible asset with […]

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Canada domains : Dot .CA turned 30 eh!

O, Canada! Dot .CA domains are now officially 30 years old, so time for Canadian domainers to rejoice. Shotgun a beer maybe? 😀 According to our domain flags list, dot .CA went live on May 14th, 1987 – becoming the 14th country to be allocated a national ccTLD. It was predated by Norway on March […]

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Want to file a .EU domain UDRP ? Get 1,000 Euro off the fees

Everyone is getting discounts these days, so why not get a break with UDRP fees? That’s what EURid, the Registry manager for the dot .EU ccTLD thought, and is offering a hefty break off UDRP filings. The sponsored discount of 1,000 Euro won’t last long, but for now it’s being subsidized towards the standard filing […]

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Center for Investigative Reporting : Neo-Nazi site allowed on GoDaddy

According to The Center of Investigative Reporting, a neo-Nazi site is still allowed to operate on GoDaddy, using its Domains by Proxy services. GoDaddy is not hosting the content of The Daily Stormer, that utilizes Cloudflare; the article states that GoDaddy asserted that it wouldn’t host it on its platform. The Center of Investigative Reporting […]

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SpamHaus and domain names : May 2017 report of most abused TLDs

Every month, SpamHaus releases a list of the most abused TLDs. It then calculates an index, based on the percentage of abusive domains in a given TLD, ccTLD or gTLD. In other words, it’s not the absolute number of “bad domains” but the ratio that determines how bad a TLD is. Topping the report for […]

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