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#Domain name history : On September 14, 1995 all free domain registrations ended

#Domain name history : On September 14, 1995 all free domain registrations ended

November 22, 2019 · SPECIAL REPORT

September 14, 1995, marks the date that domain name registrations were no longer free. On that date, Network Solutions, under contract to the National Science Foundation, began charging $50 dollars per year per registration of domain names, with a two year minimum. What had happened? In May 1993, the... [Read more]

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#Sedo #domain sales for the week of Dec 8, 2019 topped by OneHome.com at $70000

Domain News: December 10, 2019 - 4:09 pmdomain-news

Sedo weekly: Top sale is that of OneHome.com at $70,000 dollars. Welcome to the latest edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the week ending on December 8, 2019. This information has been provided by Sedo.com,...

Epic thread about #NamePros being sold for zero dollars!

Domain News: December 10, 2019 - 2:44 pmdomain-news

An epic thread over at NamePros, the domain name forum that never sleeps, is titled “Rob Monster bought Namepros without paying a dime.” In less than 24 hours, the ensuing discussion has ballooned into a dozen pages and thousands...

Donald #Trump woes : #Impeached .com hits the sales block from Prime Loyalty

Domain News: December 10, 2019 - 1:41 pmdomain-news

The US president, Donald Trump, is getting closer to being impeached. This political maneuver is arriving right as the US is about to enter 2020 – an election year. Such action would put the president into a difficult situation,...

#Uni Brokerage report: Top 20 #domains sold in the week ending Dec 8, 2019

Domain News: December 10, 2019 - 1:41 pmdomain-news

Uniregistry, a DomainGang sponsor, announced its Top 20 sales for the week ending December 8, 2019. Top sale: ReceiptMaker.com at $22,000 dollars. The report includes only domain sales that can be shared publicly, and only domains that...

#Ghostbusters Afterlife : Sony Pictures failed to secure #domain for 2020 sequel

Domain News: December 10, 2019 - 11:26 amdomain-news

Sony Pictures announced the movie Ghostbusters: Afterlife, sharing the first official trailer. The “Ghostbusters 3” movie is scheduled for the summer of 2020 and it follows the Stranger Things franchise atmosphere, thus attracting...

DoItForState : “State Snaps” founder gets 14 years in the slammer for #domain hijacking attempt

Domain News: December 9, 2019 - 10:52 pmdomain-crime

Domain hijacker going to jail. A would-be domain hijacker who founded State Snaps, a social media influencing corp, was sentenced to 14 years in prison today. Rossi Lorathio Adams II, aged 27, from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, also known as “Polo,”...

Printer.com versus Ink.com : Which #domain name is more valuable?

Domain News: December 9, 2019 - 3:10 pmdomain-news

If you own a printer, you probably figured out the hard way that in the long run the ink is going to cost you way more than the printer! You can buy an HP 2652 Inkjet for about $40 bucks on Amazon, but the ink will cost you $30 dollars...

Gap.org : Respondent lost #UDRP against 22 year old #domain name

Domain News: December 9, 2019 - 12:57 pmdomain-law

Gap.org, a 22-year old domain that allegedly sold for $3,850 on Flippa, has been lost via the UDRP process. The domain’s listing used a sales pitch as “gap insurance” but was not used in this manner, and The GAP, Inc....

#Domnomics: The business of #domain names now as a new eBook

Domain News: December 9, 2019 - 12:14 pmdomain-news

John McCormac, founder of HosterStats, has been providing valuable statistics for domain name metrics since 2004. John calls these numbers “domnomics” – a portmanteau of domain and economics. In domaining, what’s...

#DXC .com forwards LLL #domain to #Technology gTLD

Domain News: December 9, 2019 - 10:02 amdomain-news

DXC Technology bought the domain DXC.com for $64,500 dollars in 2015, but opted to forward it to a new gTLD, .Technology. What is DXC? According to their web site, at DXC.Technology: DXC Technology helps our customers across the entire...

Desktop.com sold via #Sedo – New #domain service to begin in 2020

Domain News: December 8, 2019 - 12:14 pmdomain-news

Rolf Larsen, chairman and founder of Desktop.com Sedo has brokered the sale of the aged, premium domain Desktop.com. A former property of Idealab, a startup studio based in Pasadena, California, the domain was registered in 1999, although...

Keep America Great : Donald #Trump’s 2020 motto #domain gone!

Domain News: December 7, 2019 - 1:28 pmdomain-news

President Donald Trump’s motto for the 2020 campaign is “Keep America Great.” The slogan is official through the use in merchandise. But they didn’t get the domain, KeepAmericaGreat.com. Billionaire philanthropist...

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