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BBN.com : The oldest three letter .com #domain and where it is now

BBN.com : The oldest three letter .com #domain and where it is now

June 27, 2020 · SPECIAL REPORT

What is the oldest three letter .com domain? BBN.com. Registered on April 24, 1985, BBN.com was also the 2nd registered .com, after Symbolics.com. BBN.com was registered to Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc., a research and development company in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The company became known as BBN Technologies,... [Read more]

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Auction for 6000.cc closed at five figures USD

Domain News: July 6, 2020 - 6:05 pmdomain-news

The auction for the domain 6000.cc ended at DropCatch, and a battle between Chinese bidders has been settled. The four digit (NNNN) .cc domain auction closed at $15,800 dollars. This is the 4th best recorded sale of a four digit .cc domain...

You’re a dumbass #domainer : KelloggsNYC.com

Domain News: July 6, 2020 - 3:24 pmdomain-news

Dumbass Domainer Award Welcome to another edition of our series “You’re a dumbass domainer,” dedicated to bidders of domain auctions that are obvious trademarks. Going after a previously registered domain for its traffic, all while...

National Garden : Trump’s vision of a garden of statues already registered

Domain News: July 6, 2020 - 2:27 pmdomain-news

US President, Donald Trump, announced his vision of “The National Garden of American Heroes” that would host statues of prominent Americans. These select few would be depicted as “lifelike” and not abstract statues....

#WIPO decision pulls 25 AGFA #domains off the .ICU

Domain News: July 6, 2020 - 1:34 pmdomain-law

AGFA is a famous brand and trademark, and the company provides goods and services involving photography, medical imaging and medical software globally. A Chinese individual registered the following .ICU domains, presumably paying less...

GoDaddy.om : Domainer from #Oman eating up all major trademarks

Domain News: July 6, 2020 - 11:15 amdomain-news

The ccTLD for Oman is dot .OM, and domains in that extension make them very prone to .COM typos. Indeed, a domain investor from Oman is gathering some pretty major trademarks in his domain collection. Here’s what we found: capitalone.om cnn.om dell.om github.om godaddy.om jcpenny.om kohls.om lowes.om officedepot.om pinterest.om walmart.om youtube.om None...

Media Options : Latest #domain sales and acquisitions including BestPapa.com

Domain News: July 5, 2020 - 1:48 pmdomain-news

Drew Rosener – Media Options. Media Options is ultra busy engaging active bidders on a variety of domain bidding platforms, right in the heart of summer. The brain child of Drew Rosener acquires, sells, and brokers premium domains...

Telepathy, Inc. sold three letter #domain name FGH.com

Domain News: July 4, 2020 - 1:11 pmdomain-news

Happy 4th of July! Telepathy, Inc. has sold FGH.com – yet another premium domain name from its domain portfolio. This 1996 registration changed hands yesterday, and the three letter .com domain has already moved to GoDaddy. It is...

Trueworths.com #UDRP got denied despite Complainant’s gallant effort

Domain News: July 3, 2020 - 2:44 pmdomain-law

The UDRP that was filed against the domain name Trueworths.com referred to domainers as “high-volume registrants” – and asserted that they have special duties to avoid trademark infringement. The Complainant is Truworths...

#Domain clicks : Hey Europe, I Don’t Care About Cookies!

Domain News: July 3, 2020 - 11:35 amdomain-news

The Europe-spawned GDPR changed a lot of things in the domain investing industry and beyond, including how personal data in the WHOIS is handled. Even cookies now have to have explicit notifications and pop ups, seeking a web site visitor’s...

Dark landers matter: #BuyDomains rolls out new yummy lander for its #domains

Domain News: July 2, 2020 - 7:33 pmdomain-news

BuyDomains was formed in 1998 by Mike Mann. The domain marketplace is known for its signature pricing, where most domains are listed with prices that end in “8” such as $888, $1,288 or $48,888 dollars. Domains listed at BuyDomains...

Zero carbon arena : #Amazon now hiring experienced #domainer!

Domain News: July 2, 2020 - 4:16 pmdomain-news

Last week, Amazon announced they acquired the naming rights to Seattle’s new downtown arena, and decided to rename it to Climate Pledge Arena. Immediately after, their legal department registered ClimatePledgeArena.com and then...

Betting.com registrant’s trademark application was abandoned in 2000

Domain News: July 2, 2020 - 12:50 pmdomain-news

Game Lounge acquired Betting.com in a domain rebranding deal worth seven figures, or more. The acquisition of Betting.com is interesting as it coincides with the decision about Booking.com and its matching trademark BOOKING.COM. In 2000,...

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