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Matt Tolle : Attempt to steal my domains at NetSol last December

Matt Tolle is the owner of Night.com and a few other domains that were targeted by cybercriminals recently. Last December, there was an attempt to steal Night.com and others from his NetSol account. Mr. Tolle operates MattTolle.com and the cybercriminal registered MattToiie.com to trick the NetSol support personnel. MattToiie.com looks like MattToIIe.com when the double […]

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Domain Sightings: Little #Greek plus two more keywords .com

What are domain sightings? Very simply put, they’re domain names that appear in the real, three-dimensional world we live in: Domains that are printed on car decals, road and business signs, billboards and flags, and even product packaging. We group these “domains in the wild” into .com domain sightings, and every other TLD, gTLD, and […]

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Escrow.com hits $5 Billion dollar milestone!

Escrow.com, our premium sponsor, announced that they reached a tremendous milestone: $5 billion US dollars in transactions. The sheer number of transactions to reach $5 billion is mind boggling, and as an industry standard, Escrow.com delivers security and protection to all parties involved in domain sales, domain acquisitions, and more. To celebrate this milestone, Escrow.com […]

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#Domain sightings: Titan Electric Southeast

What are domain sightings? Simply put, they are random encounters with domain names in the real world. When we come across a domain name that appears on vehicle wraps and banners, business and road signs, or billboards and product packaging—that’s a domain sighting. For sorting purposes, we group them in .com domain sightings, and every […]

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Onto a new #domain: James Booth got married!

James Booth, the youngest of the Booth Bros, entered a new domain in life, marrying his fiancée Mignone earlier today. Celebrating this special occasion with friends and family, James appears elated in this photo from the Seychelles. The last thing in his mind: domain names! We wish the young couple all the blessings, happiness, health, […]

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Forbes cites MIT paper’s $8 billion #DNS and #domain ecosystem article

A synopsis by Forbes of a MIT paper about the “Changing markets for Domain Names” throws together DNS support systems, domain names, and domainers; the mashed up version of these 50+ pages turns facts and figures into an amalgam of some not-so-great outtakes about the domain industry’s aftermarket. While the MIT paper focuses on the […]

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Crypto.org : #Domain changes hands in EPIC sale

Crypto.org was just sold by domain power brokers, Media Options, and this “crypto” domain is not about cryptocurrency—it’s about cryptography. The domain Crypto.org was registered in 1996 and it was acquired by EPIC, that itself operates from Epic.org. What is EPIC? It’s a public interest research center in Washington, DC. EPIC was established in 1994 […]

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UNR to auction off rights to its group of gTLDs

Frank Schilling’s UNR company and Registry is auctioning off its entire group of gTLDs. The auction is slated for April 28, 2021, referenced by the company as “a historic TLD auction event.” To qualify for the event registration is available at Auction.link. UNR is managing all of the former Uniregistry gTLDs. The no-reserve auction involves […]

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Krebs Stamos Group: #Cybersecurity firm acquired KS.group #domain for five figures

Cybersecurity firm, Krebs Stamos Group, was formed two weeks ago by online security professionals Chris Krebs and Alex Stamos. The cybersecurity founders possess a long list of achievements under their respective belts; Stamos is a former chief security executive for Yahoo! and Facebook, while Krebs is the former director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security […]

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Saurus.com : #Domain was sold twice before becoming a brand after 25 years!

Almost a year ago, the domain Saurus.com was sold at GoDaddy for $5,100 dollars. Considering this is a 25 year old domain name registered in 1995, that was a cheap sale. But there’s more. Here’s some interesting information about the domain’s past that we uncovered. Saurus.com was registered on December 29, 1995 by Dino Konstantopoulos […]

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Start 2021 afresh: Domainer finally got rid of all his #domain boxes!

If you acquire or register domain names, there’s one thing that has to be recycled or thrown away: packaging. Millions of domains get registered every year, arriving in a box whose dimensions vary depending on the domain Registrar of your choice. Some domains are packed tightly in tiny boxes, others come in several nested boxes […]

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Prodigy.com : Ancient #domain name (1992) sold by AT&T

Prodigy.com, a domain registered in 1992 to serve as the web presence point of pioneering provider of online services, Prodigy, has been sold. A former asset of AT&T, Prodigy registered the domain a full 8 years after its business formation in 1984. In 1994, Prodigy became the first of the early-generation dial-up services to offer […]

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