#CentralNic press release about #KeyDrive merger arrives at the crack of dawn

Following standard operating procedure on press releases, CentralNic sent its Monday news about its merger with KeyDrive, at a time when most domain industry bloggers are asleep. “We send out press releases when nobody can read them, and only bloggers with small kids up since 5am can share the news,” said Andy Churley, Group Marketing […]

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#Domain business, law, and the “gutting” of the #WHOIS by the #GDPR

Domain investors have been utilizing the information provided by the WHOIS database for well over two decades. Despite the fact that such public domain registration information was regularly abused, the information itself helped engage professionals, in a variety of business transactions, including that of domain name sales. The introduction of the GDPR in Europe has […]

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#FairMarkets .com #UDRP decision : It’s Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking

The domain FairMarkets.com was registered in 2000, and it was recently defended against a UDRP claim. The Complainant is ILQ Australia Pty Ltd, that asserts trademark rights in FAIR MARKETS or FAIRMARKETS. The Respondent denied the Complainant’s claims, stating the following: Respondent broadly denies Complainant’s allegations.  In particular, Respondent does not admit that Complainant has […]

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Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking on #TicketCompare .com UDRP

The owner of the domain TicketCompare.com represented himself, and managed to get a three member panel at the WIPO to deliver a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. This amazing feat is due to the generic qualities of the domain, that was registered in 2004, along with the Respondent’s practices that were out of line. […]

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#BeachCon 2018 : First organized #domain conference of the summer is a big hit

BeachCon 2018 has been an absolute success; by far the biggest new domain conference since the days of TRAFFIC Miami. Organized by a group of domain investors eager to flaunt their tanned bodies along with their domain name portfolios, BeachCon 2018 took place in Playa Los Playas, in Florida. The invite-only event attracted several hundred […]

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#DigitalTown launches redesigned web site, adds new mobile #apps

DigitalTown, the Seattle based company that converges blockchain technology with its domain name products, has announced the redesign of its web site. Founded by Rob Monster of Epik, DigitalTown announced that they are rolling out new mobile apps for their services. Here is the announcement we received: SEATTLE, July 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DigitalTown […]

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Partially degraded service at #domain registrar #eNom

Domain registrar, eNom, announced that some of its services are “partially degraded.” The issue is related to how some domain names resolve for active web sites, after the installation and configuration of SSL certificates: We’ve found the problem with Enom-hosted websites not resolving or showing the wrong website after installing or configuring new SSL certificate. […]

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Seriously, Frank – How did you know about the #Binturong?

Frank Schilling spent the early 2000’s researching and registering domain names in his basement, skipping on the opportunity for an outdoors tan. After moving to the Cayman Islands, the Uniregistry founder continued working hard, albeit more organized. These days, the Schilling Bot does most of the work, as far as domain acquisitions go. Not only […]

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Domainers : Never feed a Tasmanian Devil!

The Fabulous.com giveaway has ended, and we have 4 winners that guessed the correct name(s) of the animal that Mike Robertson fed at the Brisbane zoo! Some of the guesses mentioned that it’s a Tasmanian Devil. Sorry, it’s not. I don’t know about you, but I don’t have extra fingers to spare, so feeding a […]

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Team Fabulous is giving away 4 FREE tickets to MERGE! 2018 in #Orlando, Florida!

Update: We have 4 winners – giveaway is over. Domain registrar, Fabulous.com, is celebrating its long history as a popular domain registrar, with a special giveaway. Note: Fabulous.com is an advertiser on DomainGang, and this is a sponsored giveaway. As sponsors of the Hospitality Suite in the upcoming MERGE! 2018 domain conference, Fabulous is giving […]

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Frank Schilling’s OceanBreeze.com saved from aggressive #UDRP

The domain name OceanBreeze.com has just been saved from an aggressive UDRP. Registered in 2001, the domain is the property of Frank Schilling‘s Name Administration Inc. In a UDRP case at the National Arbitration Forum, the Respondent was represented by Uniregistry’s John Berryhill. Complainant is JC GLOBAL, INC. that claimed rights to the OCEAN BREEZE […]

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#Chinese “chips” diving further, signaling end of a #domain era

It’s the end of an era for domain “Chips” – also known as Chinese premium letter LLLL domains. That particular group of domain names made early adopters tons of money, during its golden era. Consisting of only consonants excluding the letter “V,” these four letter combos were very popular among Chinese domain investors. Last month, […]

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