Domain Investment Index report for Q1/2024 released its Domain Investment Index report for the first quarter (Q1/2024) of this year. It is an important quarterly report that takes the pulse of the domain industry’s metrics. The overall sales volume increased, from $79 million USD during the last quarter of 2023 to $84 million dollars in Q1/2024. During Q1/2024 the value […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. UDRP: Dot .AI associated with Artificial Intelligence, says Panelist

The WIPO panelist who decided on the UDRP for mentioned the obvious: Dot .ai domains are associated with Artificial Intelligence and in this case, as the domain is for sale, it did not target the Complainant’s MOTHERHOOD mark. The Complainant operates from and its predecessors have supplied maternity apparel under the marks MOTHERHOOD […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. has been sold with the help of

According to recent WHOIS changes, the premium .AI domain name has been sold. The transaction took place with the help of and its Domain Concierge product, allowing for a secure transaction that can also be completed over a period of up to five years. currently resolves to a lander on, where […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. Cheeky Respondent “in shock” over UDRP filing

The Indian registrant of acted “in shock” after Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Inc., filed a UDRP to protect their world famous brand. Despite the obvious, blatant act of cybersquatting, the Respondent felt obligated to respond, albeit outside of the official channels. Said the Respondent: “Can you let me know what is the issue with […]

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Registration data: The .AI Registry is being weird

The .AI Registry has tweaked the data it shares with the public and unlike most, if not all, other ccTLD registries, the date data is missing. We pointed out this issue a few weeks ago, when the actual WHOIS tool for .AI domains was disabled for a few days. At the same time, we noticed […]

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Seven with Sedo:,, and 235 other .ai domains in auction

Sedo, our premium sponsor, is rolling out a week-long .AI auction of hand-picked domain names. Featuring 238 .ai domains the Sedo .AI auction takes place between March 21-28, 2024. All domains are listed with their own reserve pricing, that can range from a few hundred to thousands of dollars, or more. From the list we […]

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Upcoming Sedo auction: Submit your .AI domains for maximum exposure!

It’s all about AI (Artificial Intelligence) these days and Sedo has scheduled a dot .AI auction for those of you who want to submit their Anguilla domain names for maximum exposure! The Sedo .AI auction runs between March 21st to March 28th, 2024, so better send in your domains as soon as possible to be […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. Transaction void after $47,150 dollar sale

Bad boy! The sale of for $47,150 dollars earlier this month is null and void, after the auction’s winner failed to pay, apparently. The domain name is now in auction with several days left; a total of 17 bids have been placed with the current highest bid standing at $510 dollars. It is expected […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. Domain Investment Index report for Q4/2023

In the fourth quarter of 2023, witnessed a slight decline in total domain name volume, decreasing from $85 million dollars in the third quarter to $79 million dollars. Across most domain categories, the median prices have remained consistent compared to the preceding quarter. Noteworthy highlights from this period include the volume in sales of […]

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Domain investor’s life ruined by lack of .ai sales

Domains that end in dot .ai form 95% of all domain sales in recent months, bringing the revenue of Anguilla, a British territory in the Caribbean, to $7.9 billion dollars so far this year. Millions of .ai registrations at an average price of $80 dollars a pop mean one thing: If you don’t sell .ai […]

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Chinese investors have registered all LLLL .ai domains using AI

The .ai namespace is getting smaller, after Chinese domain investors raided all remaining LLLL .ai domains. Beginning Friday evening, more than 450,000 LLLL .ai domain names were registered, spanning the so called “Chinese letters” groups and extending to the full namespace. There are zero LLLL .ai domains left today. “This is a clear indication of […]

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Here’s what not to do with your .AI domain names

If you own .AI domains, congratulations. The fastest-growing ccTLD with generic qualities per Google, is a magnet for domain investors and companies alike. Some companies will thumb their noses at the matching .com, opting for the .ai domain even when the .com is made available! That being said, there are a few things that you […]

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