Domain Memes : Rick Schwartz and the RDNH disease

Our Domain Memes open series are about fun snapshots of events related to the domain industry. Some of these events are funny, others are definitely serious. Today’s meme is about the closing chapter of the saga, a UDRP that ended with Rick Schwartz’s victory, with a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) against […]

Copyright © 2017 · All Rights Reserved. UDRP : Case added to Hall Of Shame for RDNH activity

Rick Schwartz has followed up on his promise to add Danish company, Knud Jepsen A/S, on In a monumental case involving the aged domain,, the Danish florist lost with a Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding. The entry on Hall of Shame, a repository of cases involving domains that were unjustly pursued via […]

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Five reasons why Rick Schwartz won the UDRP with RDNH

As predicted yesterday, Rick Schwartz won the UDRP for with a finding of RDNH, delivered by a three member panel at the WIPO. Muscovitch Law P.C., was the legal counsel for Mr. Schwartz, defending the domain on his behalf. A finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking is an indication that the UDRP filing […]

Copyright © 2017 · All Rights Reserved. domain UDRP : High odds that it will be a RDNH finding – here’s why

The decision on the UDRP against, a generic, aged domain owned by Rick Schwartz should be delivered soon. A poll among DomainGang readers shows that 50% of voters believe a finding of “Reverse Domain Name Hijacking” is probable in this case. While 38% of votes predict a win for the Domain King without a […]

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TRAFFIC 2008 – Rick Schwartz’s best 20 minute video interview ever!

Rick Schwartz gave his best video interview ever in 2008, right at the end of TRAFFIC East in Orlando, FL. The event, which was attended by yours truly, presented the opportunity to domain investors and company representatives to network and forge new business relationships. More than $2.5 million dollars‘ worth of domain names were sold […]

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Poll: Do you still own your first domain name?

Rick Schwartz still owns his first domain name,, although we’re certain he’d part ways with it for the right price. Registering or acquiring the very first domain name, is a memory that many domain investors would cherish. Keeping that first domain for years, whether due to its value or the memories it’s associated with, […]

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Poll: Is Rick Schwartz going to “kill” it with

It’s been almost two months since a Danish florist filed a UDRP against Rick Schwartz‘s premium domain is not only generic, it’s also aged; after 19 years in Rick’s possession it’s one of the oldest domain names to be taken through the UDRP process. Most UDRP cases don’t take two months to complete, which […]

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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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WIPO panelists enjoy perusing UDRP

The ongoing UDRP against has stirred lots of ire across the domain investments community. Nineteen years after its acquisition by Rick Schwartz, this generic gem of a domain is being challenged by a Danish florist. The UDRP against was filed more than a month ago, on April 4th, and as it’s still live; […]

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Rick Schwartz’s domain requests on Twitter invigorate the domain industry!

Rick Schwartz has been asking domain sellers to post their best names on Twitter, for a maximum set price. Once posted, Rick’s given first dibs to accept or reject the domains offered. When the 4 hour window passes, these domains are available to others. We don’t keep track of which domains Rick acquired through this […]

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Domain King’s quest : 8 types of domains that don’t pass the “pigeonshit” test

Rick Schwartz wants your domains, and they’d better not be pigeon shit. The Domain King® is actively seeking domain submissions, up to $5,000 dollars per domain – but they have to pass the test. While everyone is proud of their domain name portfolios, sending a domain to Rick Schwartz requires higher quality standards. What are […]

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Domain King trumps over far-reaching UDRP

Rick Schwartz, the Domain King®, is preparing a massive legal salvo against, the Danish florist company challenging his premium domain name, Not only is Rick Schwartz prepared to successfully defend this aggressive move by the Danish florist company, he’s going on the offensive, and it’s already looking nuclear. What has Rick done so […]

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