NameCheap is apparently going on its own as an ICANN-accredited registrar, and not following eNom in the lap of Tucows. The latter, acquired eNom from Rightside, and NameCheap was an eNom (super) reseller for many years; the ICANN accreditation came in 2013. Now, domains registered at NameCheap don’t display eNom as the registrar, but NameCheap […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
An unscrupulous spammer, blasting millions of emails daily, is using cheap .US registrations at NameCheap for his mass spamming. When domain registrars offer domain registrations below the $1 dollar threshold, spammers reap the benefits. Hiding behind a Cloudflare proxy DNS, the cybercriminals are using hosts in Russia, Estonia and elsewhere. Just like in the case […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
One’s choice of domain registrar is quite personal. We rarely use NameCheap, as we consolidate our domains elsewhere. Still, NameCheap offers good value for domain investors and it provides an easy to manage domain platform. NameCheap also offers discount coupons and deals quite often, via Twitter. Having recently logged in to our NameCheap account, we […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Domain registrar, NameCheap, has rolled out an improved new domain control panel. Gone are the days of clutter and jammed information; the new domain control panel is spacious and intuitive. The NameCheap panel is now organized in 5 primary sections: Dashboard – All your most frequently used actions and recent interactions live here. Top up […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
After going off on a tirade on Facebook about not getting any love or media coverage from domain bloggers, domain registrar Namecheap announced the availability of discounted web hosting services. The price: a paltry $10 annually, or less than the average cost of a dot .com registration. There are several tiers of web hosting, however, […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
When we received a notification of a successful domain transfer from NameCheap today, it was a baffling moment: the domain had been transferred to GoDaddy almost a year ago. Then more emails arrived, all with current time stamps, but referencing domains that had been transferred out in 2013. Despite the transfer at that time, these […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Domain registrar Namecheap faced some serious network problems earlier today, after being hit with a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. After almost six hours of problematic connectivity, Namecheap appears to have regained control of the situation. According to status.namecheap.com, the problem started around 11am EST: To our regret most of our Free DNS and […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
In a recent UDRP decision at the National Arbitration Forum, the case against the domain name NaturallyBorn.com was brought by the owners of the .net. Complainant Amy Phillips, operates a Question/Answer type web site, at NaturallyBorn.net and owns a registered trademark since Sept. 2012, for “naturally born.” The respondent was the registrar, NameCheap.com, although WHOIS […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Donesh Laher, Cyber Security Analyst for the .PW Registry and Directi, is addressing the recent coverage of spam originating from .PW domain registrations: Hello All, We are aware about the spam-outbreak and have spent the past month and a half by undertaking a massive cleanup initiative. We have not waited for the Registrars to investigate […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
An onslaught of spam emails are currently making the rounds, originating from recently registered .PW domains. While the Palau registry promotes .PW domains to stand for “professional web”, it appears that the opening of the ccTLD to the masses at low prices, invited several spammers. Such spamming .PW domains that are used to promote “smokeless […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.