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#GoDaddy rebranding : A design nod to #Uniregistry

As the biggest registrar in the world, GoDaddy has gone through almost two decades of corporate web site redesigns, and assorted changes in the marketing mentality. Eight years ago, the GoDaddy web site layout looked more or less like our parody elephant story, and in 2008 it looked like this – almost. 😀 Eventually, GoDaddy […]

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South Africa #domains surpass 1.2 million registrations under .co.za

South Africa‘s commercial TLD, .co.za, has surpassed 1.2 million domain registrations. The milestone coincides with the ZA Central Registry (ZACR) celebrating its 31st anniversary. ZACR administers co.za along with web.za, org.za and net.za. “We are proud to continue to diligently fulfill the trust bestowed upon us by the ICT industry including our invaluable Registrar and […]

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#Infocert .com UDRP ends up with a finding of Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking

The domain infocert.com was registered in 1998, making it 21 years old. Infocert S.p.a., Italy, attempted to wrestle the domain away from its registrant. The Respondent says it has owned and used the Disputed Domain Name since its registration date of October 1, 1998. It says it is in precisely the same area of business […]

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#Sedo sales report : #Domain names sold between 8/12/2019 – 8/18/2019 topped by Pharmeasy.com at EUR 30000

Sedo weekly: Top sale is that of Pharmeasy.com at 30,000 Euro. Welcome to the latest edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the days spanning August 12th, 2019 – August 18th, 2019. This information has been provided by Sedo.com, sponsors of DomainGang. As a side note, Sedo has rolled out […]

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#Sedo rolls out new minimalist “domain for sale” landers

Sedo, a DomainGang sponsor, has announced the deployment of new, minimalist landers for domains with a BIN. Swapping clutter and a multitude of options for a lean, clean layout, the new lander can be seen below. Said Sedo in a press release we received: We are excited to debut a brand new Sales Landing Page […]

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Donald Trump moves to buy #Greenland .com from the Danish

The US President, Donald Trump, is moving fast to acquire Greenland.com. The domain is the pride and joy of Denmark, the country that governs the gigantic icy island in the North Atlantic. Donald Trump stated on Twitter, his official channel of intergovernmental communications: “Very, very smart idea. The US and its close allies need this […]

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“White hacker” took control of Binance Jersey #domain and gave it back

An alleged “white hacker” took over the domain name of Binance Jersey, a cryptocurrency exchange platform trading in Euro and British Pound. The company’s domain, Binance.je, is operating under the Jersey ccTLD. Apparently, the hacker took over the company’s Twitter account as well, and from there shared the information: “I managed to successfully overtake Binance […]

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Mini Doughnut Factory .com : Who gets the #domain name after the bankruptcy?

It’s a shocker: Chef Patrick’s famous Mini Doughnut Factory has closed permanently. Two years ago, we had the pleasure to taste the best mini donuts in Florida, prepared by partners in life and business, Patrick Ruddell and Zezura Ruddell. In late 2018, a series of lawsuits apparently put excessive strain on the former domainer’s business. […]

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Dot .com sightings : #GailLaw .com #domain is a forwarder

When stuck in traffic, it’s great to have a domain name “in the wild” emblazoned on the car ahead. We call these random encounters “domain sightings,” and rest assured, that we’re stationary when we aim and say “cheese” to capture a photo. There are two groups of domain sightings, dot .com – as in this […]

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#Domainers : No #Florida meetup in 2020, says Rick Schwartz

Rick Schwartz is not considering a Florida meetup, after his successful Asheville meetup completed earlier this month. Rejuvenated by the Blue Ridge mountain air, the Domain King doesn’t seem to miss the muggy, hot and humid weather of Southern Florida. Rick’s all gung-ho about a second event in Asheville, North Carolina however, and he’s currently […]

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#Facedbooks .com : #Cybersquatter wanted $50 million dollars for this #domain name

A blatant cybersquatter registered Facedbooks.com, and created a lander imitating an old version of Facebook.com. The domain was listed for sale on Afternic with an asking price of $4,999 dollars, but once Facebook filed a UDRP at the WIPO, the Respondent made threats. According to the UDRP case between Facebook Inc., and Turkey-based Guven Ozdemir, […]

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#MediaOptions : Latest #domain name acquisitions on the drop

Media Options is a busy bidder on various domain auction platforms, including on DropCatch. Drew Rosener, the company’s founder, is a hyperactive entrepreneur closing deals and acquiring domains that expired and dropped. DropCatch offers plenty of competition among bidders, and one has to be careful not to overbid. Not a problem for Rosener, who is […]

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