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What happened to #DNN .com and #Domain Name News?

Almost a decade ago, DomainNameNews.com and its DNN.com three letter shortcut, was an important source of news and information about the domain industry. At the time, DNN.com was more popular than DNW.com and its DomainNameWire brand, but for some reason this all ended at some point. The exact date of the demise of DNN/DomainNameNews as […]

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Adrian Kinderis took no prisoners during DNA NamesCon speech

Adrian Kinderis took no prisoners during his speech, on behalf of The Domain Name Association (DNA); the speech was a prelude to Frank Schilling’s introduction of the Uniregistry App and Market. The Neustar executive’s speech was as bold and direct as a cage fighter’s barrage of kicks and punches against a disorganized opponent. Indeed, Kinderis […]

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Polygraph time: Domainers to undergo ‘lie detection’ tests

Starting in 2014, domainers that engage in the act of buying, selling and blogging about domain names, will be required to undergo an industry-wide lie detection test. “No liars, cheaters, fakes, or other hoodlums will be allowed to set foot into TRAFFIC,” said Rick Schwartz yesterday. “Look folks, the time is now and now it’s […]

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The Pirate Bay turned 10 years old

The Pirate Bay, keepers of an ever-growing database of torrent links, celebrated its 10th anniversary yesterday, with a large open party in Sweden where the organization was founded. By often changing its domain name from one TLD to another, The Pirate Bay has managed to survive on the very thin ice of copyright legislation, as […]

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Trojan horse decision: Is Enterprise after Frank Schilling’s .com next?

A decision over at the National Arbitration Forum caught our attention; the Complainant is Enterprise Holdings, Inc. known for their car rental services across the US and worldwide. At stake was the domain name, jobenterprise.org which currently displays a page pertaining to employment services. There is a link to download an information and/or application form; […]

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Domain QF.net lands in the hands of prominent Qatari business group

If you dislike the letter ‘Q’ in domains, you need to improve your research next time, particularly if a rich emir comes knocking on your virtual door. The domain name QF.net was sold for a mere $25,000 a few days ago, and the escrow process is now complete. QF.net ended in the hands of the […]

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