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Mind-blowing : How do #Germans pronounce #domain names with dashes?

Mind-blowing : How do #Germans pronounce #domain names with dashes?

May 22, 2018 · SPECIAL REPORT

Dashed domains: They do exist, in order to separate words, and make things more legible. In fact, domains can be formed with as many dashes as you need, as in the case of Sex—Sex.com. Oddly, Sex—-Sex.com was once registered, but not anymore. Nope, domain names can’t begin or end with... [Read more]

Domain Memes : The effect of the #GDPR on the #domain industry and life in general

Domain News: May 26, 2018 - 12:42 pmdomain-memes

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. For example, the much hated GDPR and its consequences in everyday life. That’s...

#Amazon Echo registered 1000 domains after #Alexa malfunctioned

Domain News: May 25, 2018 - 10:25 pmdomain-news

An Amazon Echo owner received a hefty bill from Uniregistry, after the popular voice-activated gadget went on a domain registration rampage. Shocked? So are we. Apparently, Amazon’s Alexa registered 1,000 domain names, without the...

Peter Thiel believes that #Europeans created the #GDPR out of jealousy

Domain News: May 25, 2018 - 3:02 pmdomain-news

Peter Thiel is a successful Silicon Valley executive, having co-founded PayPal. In a March, Thiel made a statement at the Economic Club of New York, in reference to then pending GDPR legislation enactment: “The good reasons are these...

Internet divided : A consultant’s great response to the #GDPR clusterphuck

Domain News: May 25, 2018 - 11:44 amdomain-news

GDPR took effect today, and Eurocrat bureaucrats are celebrating their supposed newly-found Internet freedom. GDPR data – Photo by Jose A.Thompson on Unsplash The draconian law is creating a divide across the Atlantic, as many businesses...

Got #business cards? Start tearing them up per #GDPR requirements

Domain News: May 24, 2018 - 8:43 pmdomain-news

Data collection is a dangerous practice under the GDPR. The Europe-centric law with extremely long arms, officially crossed over the European Union borders, ever so ready to intimidate start-ups and companies across the Atlantic with its...

#Olsen .com : Twenty-two year old #domain made it through the #UDRP process!

Domain News: May 24, 2018 - 11:42 amdomain-law

UDRP has been denied. Olsen.com is a domain registered in 1996, and a very common surname. Despite its age of 22 years, Olsen.com was hit with a UDRP, from Olsen Holding GmbH of Hamburg, Germany. According to the UDRP, the Complainant...

#GDPR : All #European Union countries to be blocked effective May 25, 2018

Domain News: May 24, 2018 - 9:05 ameditorial

After nearly 9 years of daily global access to our domain industry publication matched with consistent growth, our audience is about to shrink by 10%. Thanks to GDPR and its ridiculously over-reaching clauses, a decision has been made...

#ForestGate .com : #Domain registered in 1999 gets hit with a #UDRP

Domain News: May 24, 2018 - 7:48 amdomain-law

RDNH finding. The domain name Forestgate.com was registered in 1999, and almost 20 years later it was hit with a UDRP; the Complainant is Walker Edison Furniture Company LLC. The basis for this UDRP: a pending trademark application. The...

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