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AllSocial.com : Former right-wing platform hits the chopping block

AllSocial.com, the domain of a “right wing” social media platform, has been listed for sale on Afternic. Launched in 2018 with a public opening in early 2020, AllSocial was an emerging social media network that attracted more than a million users, in part by alluding to the unfounded claim that existing sites like Facebook and […]

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Inside view: What’s coming up at #GoDaddy, #Afternic, and #Uniregistry

Here at DomainGang we had the opportunity to join several other domain industry professionals for a presentation on what is coming up at GoDaddy. The Zoom meeting was organized by key operators and managers at GoDaddy, who shared valuable information on GoDaddy’s current advancements, and discussed upcoming plans for the Registrar and its associated platforms: […]

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Digitizer.com : Aged, premium #domain dropped all of a sudden!

Digitizer.com is a premium domain that used to bear a registration date of 1997. Then a few days ago, the domain dropped all of a sudden, and it’s currently being auctioned on DropCatch. Why would the domain’s last known registrant, Austrian entrepreneur Peter Huber, let the domain expire? Two years ago, the domain displayed content […]

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#Intranet domains listed for sale on #Afternic

Intranet is a computer network for sharing information, using collaboration tools within an organization, typically to the exclusion of external access. First Place® Internet, Inc. owns the domain Intranet.net and they just listed it on Afternic for sale. The BIN is $25,000 dollars, and you can make an offer of at least $21,875. Curious as […]

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Mike Mann just sold the #domain name Society.org for $75k but was that the asking price?

Domain investor and serial entrepreneur, Mike Mann, announced the sale of the domain Society.org today, for $75,000 dollars. Mann acquired the domain in 2005 for a mere $350 bucks! “Society of Closers sold http://Society.org $75,000. Purchased 2/21/05 $350.” This astounding .ORG sale is a great number to look at, however, it’s half as much as […]

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Entrepreneur acquired MerinoWool.com #domain on #Afternic

Afternic has sold the aged (1996) domain name, MerinoWool.com, to entrepreneur Jake Nomada. Merino wool is a premium quality wool from the Merino sheep breed: “The Merino is one of the most historically relevant and economically influential breeds of sheep, much prized for its wool. The breed was originated and improved in Extremadura, in southwestern […]

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#Afternic and #GoDaddy : Easy to fake the #domain ownership without even Photoshop!

Domain verification is important when adding domain names to marketplaces like Afternic and GoDaddy. The currently used process is flawed and dangerous, however, as it relies on a verification method that is manual and easy to fake. To provide proof of ownership, the seller is asked by GoDaddy to send a screenshot of the registrar […]

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#SleepOrganic .com : #Afternic escrow still in the #WHOIS years after #domain was sold

SleepOrganic.com was hit with UDRP, and Afternic was served with it. In a “whoops!” moment for the popular domain aftermarket, the domain’s true registrant wasn’t changed in the WHOIS, after a sale occurred in 2015. Here’s what happened, as far as we know. According to DomainTools, SleepOrganic.com was sold by New Ventures Services, a subsidiary […]

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#GDAX domain typo is killing it; what’s its #Afternic price?

If you trade cryptocurrencies such as BTC, ETH and LTC on Coinbase, you’re probably using its sister site, GDAX.com. The GDAX marketplace commands an insane amount of daily traffic, and according to Alexa it ranks at #199 in the US and #643 globally. A common anagram typo that we personally fat-finger often, is GADX.com – […]

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Afternic : Official guide to selling domains on the aftermarket platform

Afternic is an independently operated subsidiary of GoDaddy, and a popular domain aftermarket platform. Its large inventory provides domain sellers and brand seekers, the opportunity to exchange domain names for money. Afternic scored 8/10 in our comparison review regarding user experience (UX) and it still maintains its good shine. Joe Styler, domain aftermarket product manager […]

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Transaction Assurance : New Afternic feature explained

A few weeks ago, Afternic changed its old escrow process, introducing Transaction Assurance as a new service. Apparently, that led to a few confusing and uninformed threads over at NamePros. Joe Styler, Aftermarket Product Manager for GoDaddy and overall great guy, put all the information together, in order to explain why Afternic implemented these changes. […]

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OpenTime.com UDRP : Afternic agreement on trademarks means nothing!

The panelist handling the UDRP against OpenTime.com, delivered a shocking decision, handing over the 17 year old domain to the Complainant. In this case brought at the WIPO, the Complainant is Connecting Open Time, LLC of Lewisville, Texas, that adopted and first started using the OPENTIME trademark in or about November 2014, when it launched […]

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