#Crypto domains : End of an era

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and an army of alt coins, are now trading at considerably lower prices than a year ago. Cryptocurrency domains reached their valuation peak at the end of last year; since 2018 kicked in, all cryptos have failed to sustain their record highs. While blockchain, the underlying technology, is here to stay, the […]

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Crypto #domains : Blanket ban by #Google ends #ICO and #crypto era in advertising

Google unveiled in March that it’s terminating its relationship with the cryptocurrency industry, due to an increase in crypto scams. The blanket ban affects anything that relates to crypto, from ICO to currency news, to blockchain. The advertising ban means that even full legitimate companies will feel the sweep, not just the scammers. Sometime this […]

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#Natixis : Brand squatters registering #crypto #domain names

The proliferation of cryptocurrencies, ICO filings and blockchain technology has given a boost to domain squatting. Opportunists register domain names that consist of names of corporations in the financial field, plus a generic suffix such as “crypto” or “coins.” They do so in hopes of selling these domains to the company, or even to create […]

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#TokenFest 2018 begins : Google pulls the rug from under all #crypto advertising

Token Fest, the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology conference by domain investor and entrepreneur, Ryan Colby, is opening its gates tomorrow in San Francisco. For two days, more than 1,700 people, 150 speakers, 135 exhibitors and 65 sponsors will share news and information on the exciting new amalgam of ledger technology and digital currency. Another event […]

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#Crypto #domains : #Ethereum .com owner #HODLing for $1 dollar

The owners of Ethereum.com are not in a rush to sell, and are currently #HODLing the premium cryptodomain. Priced at $10 million dollars, Ethereum.com has received a bid at that amount, according to its landing page. “We’re waiting for that extra dollar that will motivate the seller,” said the domain broker buddy’s nephew, on condition […]

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#HODL .com : #Domain owner ups his asking price in the middle of #crypto crisis

In December, we pointed out that the owner of the domain HODL.com wants half a million dollars. The term “HODL” is a typo of “hold,” indicating the mentality of cryptocurrency investors to hold onto their investments, as opposed to liquidating them in panic. The cryptocurrency market peaked at the end of 2017, briefly sustaining that […]

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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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#Jesus Coin network : Spreading the #blockchain gospel via a new gTLD #domain

Jesus Christ has his own cryptocurrency coin, apparently, along with his favorite disciples. Riding on the blockchain bandwagon, someone created an excellent spoof of a coin, Jesus Coin, complete with a white paper. Using the new gTLD domain, JesusCoin.Network, the project offers to spread Jesus by means of blockchain de-centralization. Using the cryptographic breakthrough of […]

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#Bitcoins .com : How Rodolfo Andragnes started the project in 1998 with a 2000 #domain name

The domain name Bitcoins.com was registered in 2000, preceding the creation of Satoshi Nakamoto by 9 years. Unbelievable as it may sound, the Bitcoins project started in 1998, when Rodolfo Andragnes, eventual co-founder of Bitcoin Argentina, decided to create a digital currency. Rodolfo Andragnes registered the domain Bitcoins.com in 2000, to host his Bitcoins project, […]

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#HODL .com : #Crypto term #domain’s owner wants $500,000 in fiat money!

Domainers investing in cryptocurrencies fall into two categories: occasional traders seeking a “flip” or long holders. The latter kind consists of early adopters of Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin, that anticipate hefty rewards to be awaiting them. Holding long has acquired its unique associated term, HODL, a typographic error of “HOLD.” What is the origin of […]

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Media Options now owns two former #Microsoft #domains

Media Options is on a roll, and it’s all about crypto and domains. We covered the acquisition of Rooster.com – a cocky domain – along with other domains that Drew Rosener, founder of Media Options, has added to the company’s portfolio, recently. It seems that Media Options now owns two great generic .com domains, formerly […]

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#Crypto : If #Ethereum hits $1,000 dollars, will the .com owners seek more money?

Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin have been on a wild rise in 2017. In recent days, Bitcoin hit $11,444 dollars and Ethereum raced past $500 dollars. Earlier this week, a major market correction brought the two largest cryptocurrencies substsantially down; BTC traded in the $8,500 dollar range and ETH went as low as […]

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