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Domain farming : Dumping 12,000 toxic #domains a day

It’s tough times for a part time domain investor; the Minnesota farmer and father of five is facing the industry’s tight squeeze. Dumping a couple of domains once in a while is something most domain investors do with their domain portfolios. It’s called “weed and feed” your domains, and even the Domain King, Rick Schwartz, […]

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#Domain crap : Verisign to share data about really bad .com registrations

Verisign announced that it will be publishing a live stream of .com data, showing the bad domain choices registrants make. The RSS feed will be titled “It might be a .com but it’s definitely crap” and will display the domain, the timestamp of the registration, and the first name of the registrant along with better […]

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Nine ways to Thanksgiving : Is your domain name a real turkey?

Happy Thanksgiving. Today marks the official beginning of the Holiday Season, and domain investors will soon be shopping for hot deals across the Internet, or fighting at retail stores to get the latest TV sets and games consoles. Going shopping for presents requires one thing: making more money than what you spend. Domain renewals can […]

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Spamhaus July 2016 update : The 10 most abused TLDs

Spamhaus generates and publishes a variety of lists, in an effort to fight back at malicious content and spam related to domain names, IP addresses and web sites. A new list that was released by Spamhaus, updates the top 10 most abused domain TLDs. Says Spamhaus: “Top Level Domain (TLD) registries which allow registrars to […]

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Domainer LASIK : Big disappointment for domain investor

Claudius Figgins spent the best part of his teenage years as a bespectacled, scrawny young man. Now in his mid 20’s, Figgins is facing life’s changes with a bold outlook. “I always wanted to look buff and handsome, like the kids I grew up with,” said Claudius Figgins, a San Diego resident. “So I started […]

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FBI shuts down massive network of Bad Domain names

Not content with taking over domains that are used to sell counterfeit products, the FBI has scored against international crime, once again. This time around, FBI is targeting bad domains. Not the ones with malicious content but just that: domains that are so bad and crappy that they aren’t worth reg fee. “We are doing […]

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Daryl says: Bad Domains expire. Bad Domainers don’t!

What’s up domainers? Is it freaking Valentine’s yet? You bet your Legionnaires it is! Oops, not funny I know. 😀 Whatever. I’ve been having a hard time understanding the concept of Monopoly money. I mean, it’s good for the game of Monopoly but I would not take that to McDonald’s to buy a double burger […]

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Bad Letter LLLL .com spends $62.4 million on another company

In the world of domaining, letters are somehow attributed a value related to how common they are. Using this concept, common letters are more valuable in combinations of letters, such as LLL .com’s and LLLL .com’s. Some crazy folks even consider LLLLL .com’s as “coinage” but with 11,881,376 combinations that’s a rather inflated coin. Most […]

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