Twitter is an important medium for domain companies to engage with their customers. The launch of several hundred new gTLDs is making the domain name space rather crowded, and there is more competition than ever. While Twitter’s policy forbids the resale of Twitter accounts, many such transactions occur “under the hood.” How many new gTLD […]Copyright © 2016 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Who says you can’t take it with you? When it comes down to that final destination, most of us definitely wish it never happened, but like taxes, death is unavoidable. A new service, Domainer Coffins, wants to make light of this otherwise serious situation, and it does so with gusto. Formed in 2013 by Alfonso […]Copyright © 2016 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The owners of the mega-hotel chain, the Sheraton, aren’t going to sit and watch their intellectual property get squatted. Hence, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., The Sheraton LLC, Sheraton International IP, LLC filed a UDRP at the WIPO against the registrant of the domain name Sheraton.cab. This is the first UDRP we’re aware of, […]Copyright © 2016 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Seasoned domain investor, John Yeomans, has become *the* prime expert in domain names as of today, after registering DomainName.guru. Taking advantage of the tiered landrush that allows applicants to pay a higher premium to secure better gTLD domains, John Yeomans appears to have spent an extra $120 on top of the annual registration fee. Most […]Copyright © 2016 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A long time ago, in a land far far away, a bright shiny star showed the way to Three Wise Men to witness the birth of a king, that took them to the small town of Icann. Al Riq Abuschwartz, the Oracle Keeper, brought with him a camel loaded with gold, certain that the newborn […]Copyright © 2016 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
With 4 votes for and 3 against, the ICANN gTLD committee for the advancement of the Internet has approved one of the most confusing – and controversial – gTLD strings yet. Application #1776 was approved, sending .CON onto the approved list; the applicant, Construction Armor Inc. of North Carolina was given the news early Tuesday. […]Copyright © 2016 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Goran Gogović spent seven whole years in isolation from earthly possessions, carnal pleasures and the Internet. The 29 year old Serb from Gduibostka Paresti was not in prison; after becoming a man of the cloth, he joined the Saint Atanas monastery in Vikyresti Plotz. “For seven year, I have no idea domain world change,” says […]Copyright © 2016 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
“Follow your dreams – they will come true.” That statement comes from Daniel Negari, founder of XYZ.com and CEO of Cyber2Media, which acquires and develops high-end domain properties. In the wake of the new gTLD program at ICANN, Negari applied for .xyz, .now and .college. Yesterday, the application for .xyz remained uncontested: “Today was a […]Copyright © 2016 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Greetings and salutations, my brothers and sisters in domaining. This is Father Domainicus with a special Sunday message. As you may know, the congregation of ICANN is currently taking comments regarding the retention or not of the ages-old Dot. You heard me correctly, my domainer children; the basis of our domaining faith, the Dot, is […]Copyright © 2016 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Sergei Putanov is not afraid to open his mouth – and not just to eat Beluga caviar. The Russian billionaire who invested in land and domains through his Russian Bear Investments initiative, took a break from his summer vacations to talk to our correspondent in Ekaterinburg, Nikolai Domienenko and here is the unedited discussion: Nikolai […]Copyright © 2016 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
ICANN might be facing problems launching the gTLD namespace, what with the TAS Labs product being meticulously repaired – but the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers isn’t short of any new ideas. “People are complaining, that even with the launch of gTLDs there isn’t enough opportunity for those born in recent years to […]Copyright © 2016 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A secret document located in unlocked folders was found during the assessment of the alleged “glitch“, on the ICANN TLD Application System (TAS). So far, there is no indication that the glitch was enabled maliciously, however, the document reveals the practices and eating habits of ICANN executive, Rod Beckstrom. The ICANN document was emailed to […]Copyright © 2016 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.