Domain investor, Nick Spanos, diversified his investments into real estate and Bitcoin – the new era cryptocurrency. In 2013, Spanos founded Bitcoin Center NYC – the only place in the U.S. dedicated to promoting Bitcoin, educating the public, and hosting the local Bitcoin community: “The highlight of the Bitcoin center is every Monday and Thursday night. Bitcoin […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Mike Bahlitzanakis is on top of the world; the Brooklyn-born domainer has a huge reason to celebrate his Greek heritage with a vociferous “Opa!” This past weekend, Mike and his fiancée Maria became husband and wife, tying the proverbial knot after a lengthy courtship. The young couple has plans to go on a trip to […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Greece has been in the news for the wrong reasons lately, but the truth is that its people are full of passion and zest for life; it must be due to the unique Greek light shining down on the endless shores. To anyone who has had the privilege to know a Greek woman, they are […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
George Papandreou, former prime minister of Greece, launched a new political party today called “Democrat Socialists Movement.” With general elections coming up on January 25th, the heat is on for Papandreou to attract votes from his former party, PASOK. Speculations over the name of the party led some media to report the name as “Kinima […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The 32nd Athens Marathon takes place in Athens, Greece, tomorrow Sunday. Tagged as the “authentic” or “classic” marathon, it begins from the tomb of Marathon, where 192 Athenian soldiers were buried after the battle against the Persians, in 490 BC. This year, the Athens Marathon is expected to break new records, with more than 35,000 […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A war of “horoscopes” erupted between two Greeks, over the domain name Oroskopos.tv. In rather dated Greek, the word “oroskopos” means “observer of the hours” and it’s the source for modern day horoscopes. A UDRP filed at the WIPO by Newsphone Hellas SA of Greece, was targeting the ownership of the domain; Hercules Capritsas, of […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Domain reporter and investor, Ron Jackson, is very fond of Greece. A couple of years ago, we wished Ron a happy birthday, overlaying his jovial image onto popular Greek destinations. That photo album of Ron Jackson became the trigger apparently, for some recent domain investments, on the dot .Link gTLD managed by Uniregistry. Indeed, we […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Almost sixteen months ago, we reported the enforcement of an outdated Greek law related to insulting one’s religion, in a case that involved the arrest of the creator of a parody Facebook page. “Pastitsios the Elder” poked fun at a long-demised monk, whose name – Paisios – rhymed with a popular Greek pasta dish, pastitsio. […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A prominent domainer’s lawyer successfully used an “Affluenza defense” to fight off a company’s predatory UDRP. Tony Angelo Spanakis, of Brooklyn, New York spent the early days of his youth as a well-spoiled child; the Spanakis family restaurant provided a comfortable living since the early 1970’s. “The Respondent’s sense of responsibility was distorted by many […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The day before Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, New Yorker domainers Mike Bahlitzanakis and Tony Kanakaris had lunch at Mamma Maria’s, a Greek family-owned restaurant in Astoria, Queens. Just like every other laid back Greek, catching up about domain names and Mike’s sale of Select.com took over two and a half hours. Tony bragged […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
In a move that disregards European regulations related to online gambling, the Greek Gaming Commission has released a “black list” of 401 gambling web sites to be blocked in Greece. A decision that was made on July 24th, defines the initial black list of web sites that “are not licensed to provide gambling services in […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.