Aussie investor, Sidney Feelmore, bitten by ‘rabid’ domainer

Australian domain investor and multi-level farmer, Sidney Feelmore, was in the Royal Hospital in Queensland, Australia yesterday, following an unfortunate confrontation with a former customer. Grimacing from pain after being treated for several bites, Feelmore was given a tetanus shot and a hefty round of antibiotics. “Crikey, got some serious marks on me hand, mate, […]

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FreeDrive.com sold for $30,000 – Largest recent sale on DNForum

DNForum – the top forum for domain professionals – can now boast the highest domain sale in recent memory, in a domainer forum. The domain name, FreeDrive.com and its associated content, has just been sold for $30,000 to a domain investor from Australia. In an era that looks down upon file-sharing web sites, such as […]

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Domainer sells his organ – The money was right!

Wayne, a domainer from Down Under, has announced the satisfactory sale of his premium domain, Organ.com. Registered in 1995, organ.com was listed on Flippa for several days with a BIN of $70,000; the domain received a high bid of $35,000 and five bids. Among the comments left in that auction, some were characteristically uneducated, challenging […]

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Just reported 10 trademark violation auctions on Flippa

After a year plus of allowing the listing of blatant trademark violations at its marketplace, Flippa.com – the Australian auction house for domains and web sites – finally decided to utilize a filtering mechanism. The method of disallowing certain strings in domains was welcomed by DomainGang. So exactly how is it implemented these days? We […]

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Vindicated: Flippa takes measures against trademark violation listings

DomainGang is finally vindicated. For a year now we’ve been saying how Flippa.com – the Australian marketplace for auctioning domains and web sites – allowed particularly famous trademark violations to be listed. The examples we raised our concern about included Facebook, Twitter, Apple and Microsoft. According to the latest corporate blog post by Flippa, first […]

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DNForum closes trademark sales threads down – What does Flippa do?

Popular domain forum DNForum.com – voted top domain forum for 2011 – continues its firm practice of disallowing and closing down sales threads that offer trademark violations for sale. An example can be seen at this thread, where an obvious Google trademark domain was being offered for sale. The thread was closed with the notification […]

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Correction: Domain Guardians sent out their 2nd newsletter

This is to correct an honest mistake in our article about the Domain Guardians; they sent out their 2nd domain brokerage newsletter yesterday, not the first one. You can view the 1st issue of the newsletter here.

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Domain Guardians: First batch of brokered domains sent to subscribers

Domain Guardians, the Australia-based provider of specialized services to domainers, sent out its first newsletter of brokered domains today, a month after launching the service. The list contains several quality dot .com and dot .net domains, such as Machinery.com and HandTools.com Domain Guardians is the brain-child of Mike Robertson and Jen Sale, both formerly of […]

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Weird Wednesday with Flippa

A couple of days ago we received an email from a member of the Flippa.com staff. The email was promoting two auctions on Flippa, for the domain names Better.com and TheBe.st The message was personalized, in the sense that it included the whimsical statement: “…as far as we can tell, there’s no trademark violation in […]

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Domain Guardians launches Brokerage for Domainers

Australia based Domain Guardians is launching a new service of domain brokerage for domainers and a new informational newsletter to go with it. Mike Robertson of Domain Guardians said: “We’ve decided to roll out our brokerage service publicly. As a part of our offering, we are launching a monthly newsletter.” The Brisbane company provides a […]

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Australian owner of CreditCard.net snatches CreditCard.net.au in record pricing

Back in September we broke the news of Australian investor Roland B. Bleyer who acquired the domain name CreditCard.net for an astonishing $138,000. The Australian investor and portal developer has managed to set another record – in Australia this time – with the acquisition of CreditCard.net.au Roland B. Bleyer, who operates financial product portals CreditCard.com.au […]

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Flippa: Starting 2012 with yet another Trademark Violation listing

It’s the new year and it’s ridiculous that Flippa.com – the Australian domain auction platform – continues to allow obvious trademark violations on its marketplace. An example can be found here. Famous marks, like Apple’s iPhone are protected aggressively; Flippa maintains that unless the trademark holder complains, they won’t do anything. The problem is, once […]

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