Father Domainicus : Sodom, Gomorrah and #Verisign

Greetings and salutations, my fellow domainers in Christ – this is Father Domainicus, on a fine Sunday sermon to all. After taking a much needed sabbatical for a while, I am now back to the parish of our Domain Lord, and I am swamped with questions from the fine folk of the domain investing community. […]

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

The aged, generic domain RoofPro.com was sent to the WIPO via the UDRP process; the Complainant is RoofPro, LLC of Severn, Maryland. The Respondent and registrant of the 2001 domain was represented by ESQwire.com. Note: ESQwire is a sponsor of DomainGang.com. This article was written using publicly available sources and it’s not an advertisement. According […]

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Citi Bank loses #UDRP for Citifymarketplace .com #domain

Sometimes, even giant corporations fail, and Citigroup Inc., a monolith of a financial bank, just lost the UDRP it filed for the domain Citifymarketplace.com. Citigroup has been defending its CITI mark very aggressively, and this UDRP targets a domain that promotes a “CITIFY” brand: “CITIFY is simple and practical to buy and sell anything found […]

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Clits versus clips : Ridiculous #UDRP claim for adult #domain

How can one confuse “clits” with “clips” is beyond our understanding; the domain Clits4Free.com was registered in 2002. Wiluna Holdings LLC owns the trademark CLIPS4SALE and despite the non similarity of it to the domain in question, they filed a UDRP. According to the UDRP, that’s apples and oranges: “Respondent registered the disputed domain name […]

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Please buy my #domains !

There comes a time, when we feel desperate to sell our domain name investments; it’s a moment of panic and disbelief in our own domain portfolio. The three words “buy my domains” don’t come across as polite enough, and as your mom probably taught you, one has to say “please” to be taken seriously. Four […]

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#SmartSearch .com : UDRP results in a Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking decision

The domain name SmartSearch.com was registered in 1998; twenty years later, a UDRP was filed. According to the Respondent, the Complainant attempted to acquire the domain, and when that failed, they apparently resorted to “Plan B” – filing a UDRP. It’s noteworthy that the Respondent acquired the domain in the aftermarket 13 years ago. Since […]

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#Jewpon .com : Trademark holder reached out to #domain owner – what happened next?

The trademark owner of JEWPON reached out to the matching .com domain owner, offering $3,000 dollars for Jewpon.com. The domain was registered in 2010, according to DomainTools, while the trademark was registered in 2017. That’s a seven year difference, and the domain owner was working on a business plan all these years, apparently, intending to […]

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Editorial: A message from beyond the #domain blogging grave

Is domain blogging “a dying art?” Rick Schwartz seems to think so, and in a post written at 7:00am today, he points out the quantity of posts appearing on the Domaining.com timeline, since Friday night. A quick backgrounder on Domaining.com and its free services, for those that are not initiated. As a domain news aggregator, […]

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#Domains with #Directnic : Think it, love it, name it!

Sponsored by Directnic * Finding your perfect domain name just got easier, with Directnic. A new domain campaign by the popular domain registrar, that also operates Fabulous.com, was launched at this year’s Collision Conference in Louisiana. Directnic offered a free .com domain to the visitors of its booth, along with Verisign. The new campaign “Think it, […]

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The Turakhia Bros bought the #domain #Flock .com – Was it for big bucks?

The Turakhia brothers launched Flock, a messaging and collaboration tool in 2014. As a personal project of Bhavin Turakhia, Flock was rolled out on the domain name Flock.co. At the time, Flock was referred to as “better than Slack,” a competing software app. Today, the same message is presented to its customers: Currently, Flock.co forwards […]

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#DomainGang recap : #Domain news on March 28

Ever since our September 2009 launch, we’ve been covering the domain industry’s news, using a unique approach. Whether it’s breaking news, or caustic parody news about domain names, we rarely missed a day. In 2018, we’re celebrating 9 years since DomainGang.com launched. New readers have more than 8,200 posts to peruse, and we’re making things […]

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#DomainGang recap : #Domain news on March 23

Since September 2009, almost every day, we’ve been covering the domain industry’s news, using a unique approach. Whether it’s breaking news, or caustic parody news about domain names, we rarely missed a day. In 2018, we’re celebrating 9 years since DomainGang.com launched. New readers have more than 8,200 posts to peruse, and we’re making things […]

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