“Can you write copy?” This is the type of question often asked when employing someone at a position that requires the creative output of descriptive material. Unfortunately, the notion that someone can “write copy” often fails to include the word “unique“. You see, it’s very easy to spin-off, clone or plagiarize something, and not give [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
What happens when one doesn’t have assistance in making decisions related to domain names? They make bad choices. Two days ago we wrote about the saga of The Wyvern’s Tale – a games shop in Asheville, North Carolina – that experienced the unfortunate event of having their dot com squatted upon by the competition. Despite [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Two weeks ago, we wrote about how on the day of Whitney Houston’s death, the domain name BobbiKristina.com was registered by some obscure adult entertainer and was placed for sale on AfterMarket.com. It was subsequently removed from the marketplace by force, but it seems that now GoDaddy has stepped in and repossessed the domain! According [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The day Whitney Houston died more than 325 related domains were registered, declaring the passing away of the famous singer diva. This is not unusual, as the passing away of a famous person always triggers interest in their name and life’s achievements. We saw some distasteful registrations in the past, when Steve Jobs passed away. [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Earlier today, while the domaining world was mostly asleep, we broke the news of how apparently Marty McFly traveled back to the future in 2032 and took a Polaroid picture from TRAFFIC 2032 in Ft. Lauderdale. OK, so that was parody that even the Foo Factor understood as such, but here’s the real, juicy stuff. [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Popular actor Jim Carrey has a new squeeze – and we don’t mean plastic surgery to remove his waist love handles. The 49 year old on/off comedian has been dating a Russian model less than half his age. What’s up with mid life crisis and men these days? Onto the subject of the girlfriend, Russian [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
This is about a case of a domainer squatting on the intellectual property of a famous hardware maker – and yet, the bad news will arrive from a different source. At the end of 2010, computer maker Asus announced a new tablet by the name of Transformer Prime and someone went ahead and registered the [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A Californian by the name of Justin Crews made news earlier this week after he registered the domain name HuffingtonPost.xxx It seems that the ICM Registry is suspending all such trademark or business mark domain names, per their press release earlier today. Mr. Crews apparently registered several other .XXX domains that are trademarks or business [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
It was to be expected. After NBA powerplayer, LeBron James announced his departure from the Cleveland Cavaliers earlier this week, his fans were left with a dropped jaw. LeBron James, already a multi-million dollar earner from his awesome skills in the national basketball championship, moves to Miami Heat – where not only the money is [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.