#Verisign stock jumps on Domain Scalping Marketplace ™ announcement

Verisign stock jumped 200% and some change on Friday, following the announcement of the revolutionary Domain Scalping Marketplace ™ on the corporate blog. Aimed at seasoned domain investors and newbies alike, the Domain Scalping Marketplace brings several new features that most domainers didn’t known they’d need. Marcus Aurelius, Memes & Propaganda VP at Verisign, shared […]

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#Hebrew dot .COM : #Verisign rolls out support for .קום IDN #gTLD

Verisign, operators of dot .com domains, announced support for .קום which is the dot .COM equivalent in Hebrew. The .com homonym is aimed at the Hebrew speaking world, with a focus on Israel. According to the announcement: Verisign is pleased to announce that קום., the new, Verisign-operated, internationalized domain name (IDN) extension that is uniquely […]

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#Verisign post fallout : Who gave #domain investors the “domain scalpers” name first?

A Verisign executive’s blog post unleashed the collective fury of domain investing professionals, after calling the practice “domain scalping.” By making a reference to “ticket scalping,” which involves the unlawful profiteering from the sale of surplus tickets at a price much higher than their face value, the Verisign post fails miserably to justify its choice […]

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The Domain King goes nuclear with anti #Verisign post and #domain registration

Don’t ever get caught in the cross-hairs of Rick Schwartz; the Domain King unleashed an epic wall of fire against Verisign, following recent announcements containing strong anti-domainer sentiment. The Verisign blog, replicated at CircleID, indirectly referred to domain investors as “scalpers,” and alleged that $1 billion dollars could be saved by consumers, if the domain […]

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Editorial : Stop bitching about .com raising prices when you praise its role

It’s November, and time for another DomainGang editorial. Domain investors – individuals with more than 1 domain under their belt – are up in arms, following the news that Verisign will have free rein to increase prices. During its upcoming six year contract renewal, a 7% increase per annum will be allowed, for four of […]

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#Neustar to acquire Verisign’s #Security Services Customer Contracts

Neustar, a DomainGang sponsor, has announced that they will acquire Verisign’s Security Services customer contracts, consisting of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Protection, Managed DNS, DNS Firewall and fee-based Recursive DNS services. According to a press release we received from Neustar, this acquisition is a testament to the company’s steadfast commitment to its customers; it also differentiates the […]

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#Verisign rolls out “STOP the Stop the Price Increase of .COM” #domain campaign

Verisign is going on the offensive, with a brand new, multi-million dollar campaign aimed at a Change.org petition. The new campaign by Verisign, managers of .com and .net domains, focuses on three solid business principles: Most domains in the world are .COM Profit is good, in a Capitalism-driven society You can always register a dot […]

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#Verisign Q2/2018 report : Attacks of the #DDoS kind

Verisign released its second quarter report for the current year (Q2/2018,) regarding Distributed Denial of Service (DDos) attacks and related trends. This report represents a view into the attack trends unfolding online, through the observations and insights derived from distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack mitigations – data is extracted from the use of Verisign […]

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ICA : Petition to stop #Verisign from jacking up dot .COM #domain prices

Over the years, Verisign has made a ton of money from its exclusive contract  for .COM and .NET domains. Nothing wrong with a bit of a corporate revenue influx – for the Verisign stockholders and investors, at least. Many domain investors feel the pinch, however, every time Verisign increases the price of .COM and .NET […]

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#Verisign wishes “Happy 2018” to all #domain owners – with a price hike

Verisign, managers of the .com and .net TLDs, sends their warmest wishes for a happy new year to all domainers. Along with this beautiful message, arrives a price hike, to the tune of 10% for all .net domain names. The price increase will occur on February 1st, 2018. Thus, the base price registration, renewal, or […]

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Cyber-extortion and ransomware : Verisign publishes white paper

Verisign and its security division has published a white paper on ransomware and cyber-extortion, a prevalent source of Internet crime. The 12-page ebook covers the aspects of ransomware activity, a “nightmare scenario” and explains why standard protections alone are not enough. An excerpt below: Cyber extortion is an increasingly prevalent threat to today’s online-enabled businesses, […]

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Directnic and Verisign : Domainer photos from #Collisionconf

Mike Robertson of Directnic is currently attending the Collision conference in New Orleans, an exciting tech event attracting big crowds. It’s already the last day of the conference, and Directnic is sharing a promotional booth with Verisign, educating the visitors about domain names, and more. Mike sent us a handful of photos from #Collisionconf to […]

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