WorkNumber.com: Equifax grabs seemingly generic domain via the UDRP process

Equifax filed a UDRP to usurp the seemingly generic, aged domain name WorkNumber.com. Registered in 1998, WorkNumber.com displayed PPC ads that linked to services provided by competitors of Equifax. The Complainant operates from the domain TheWorkNumber.com and has registered the mark THE WORK NUMBER, effective in 1997. The sole panelist took all these facts under […]

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Uniregistry made domain investors tear up with final Tweet

Long after Uniregistry was acquired by GoDaddy, the company continued to provide excellent services to domain investors as a registrar and brokerage. Eventually, Uniregistry (Uni) shut down both as a domain registrar and its Uni Marketplace team moved to GoDaddy, aiming at finishing the job on Afternic 2.0. The Uni app was discontinued, DomainNamesales.com was […]

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Webfleet.com.au: Aussie trademark holder beat Complainant in international UDRP

Dutch company Bridgestone Mobility Solutions B.V. operates from the domain Webfleet.com since 2000; their brand is internationally known. They filed a UDRP against the domain Webfleet.com.au. The Australian Respondent, however, demonstrated continuous rights to the WEBFLEET mark in Australia since 2002, predating the Complainant’s mark down under by a dozen years. Despite letting that mark […]

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Domainers express frustration over growing woes at Dan.com

Dan.com entered the domain aftermarket segment of the domain industry, becoming a popular platform for domain investors. Its subsequent sale to GoDaddy for approximately $71 million dollars kickstarted a process of assimilation: GoDaddy already has its own marketplace, Afternic, which is promoted as the go-to platform for domain sales. In recent weeks, users of Dan.com […]

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TheWineFlyer.com UDRP: British Airways gets hard landing at the WIPO

British Airways filed a UDRP against the domain name TheWineFlyer.com, which is in the possession of a domain investor. The domain, along with other brandable domains related to wine “on the go” were offered for sale, including wineflys.com, travelwine.com, vinovial.com, skyvinos.com and travvino.com. The mark THE WINE FLYER was registered by the Complainant in 2021. […]

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Compressed.com sold to the guy who already has the best domains

The domain name Compressed.com has been sold, to the guy who already has one of the best domain portfolios: Brent Oxley. Registered in 1999, Compressed.com was listed for sale with a $60,000 dollar price tag in the past; however, this is not necessarily the sales price. Domain broker and Intis Telecom project manager, Igor Furdyk, […]

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Hero.io sold for $125,000 dollars, says James Booth

The domain name Hero.io is “off the market forever,” as it was declared “sold” by domain investor, James Booth. James shared the news on social media, adding that Hero.io was sold for a nice round $125,000 dollars in a single payment. Whoa nelly! The domain was parked at SquadHelp which would probably receive kudos for […]

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Kvasir.com: Norse god domain sends investor to the WIPO

In Norse mythology, Kvasir was an incredibly wise poet, born from the saliva of two groups of gods, the Æsir and the Vanir. He traveled extensively, sharing his knowledge and teachings with others. Source: Wikipedia. The matching .com domain name, Kvasir.com, was bid on at DropCatch and was eventually won by domain investor David Lahoti, […]

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Bad review for Dan.com does not reflect domain reality

When you’re not familiar with the domain deletion cycle, making ignorant accusations can be pretty embarrassing. A review left for Dan.com on Trustpilot describes a person’s anxiety to “catch” a domain when it was meant to expire, and their shocked reaction when Dan.com “stole” it. Says Mr. Darren Lawrence: “Domain Stolen the day it expired […]

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Epik post claims company was sold, lawsuits were settled

A lengthy post from “Epik LLC” at NamePros yesterday claims that the company was successfully sold, all while 3 pending lawsuits were released as the plaintiffs were paid. It is not clear who is the person writing the post that begins with several points: JJE, TVT, and Adkisson were all paid today and released lawsuits. […]

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Hate it – Love it: Two opposing Dan.com reviews

Dan.com is a popular marketplace that was acquired by GoDaddy a little over a year ago. The acquisition ended the Dan.com founders’ aspirations of creating a one-stop domain shop (registrar/marketplace.) We cannot blame them as $71.4 million dollars is a lot of money. Not everyone loves Dan.com but not everyone hates it. There are domain […]

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Voioh.com won the UDRP filed by VIOOH Limited—Here’s why

VIOOH Limited is a leading premium global digital out of home marketplace, combining data and technology, connecting buyers and sellers; formed in 2018, they operate from the domain name Viooh.com. The domain name Voioh.com appears to be a typo of the company’s domain, swapping the 2nd and 3rd letters. VIOOH Limited filed a UDRP to […]

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