#Kush .com : Sale of ganja #domain is another $500k achievement for #Sedo

The sale of Kush.com for half a million dollars was just announced by senior Sedo broker, Dave Evanson. The ganja related domain was sold for a cool $500,000 dollars and the announcement was made on Facebook: “Just sold Kush. com for $500,000!! Congrats to buyer and seller!!” Kush is a high grade strand of marijuana, […]

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Pret dot .APP #UDRP : You snooze, you lose says #WIPO panelist!

The registrant of the domain Pret.app just won the UDRP dispute that was filed by the holder of 480 trademarks, Pret A Manger (Europe) Limited of London, United Kingdom. The word “pret” means “ready” in French, and the Respondent denied it registered the domain in bad faith. Instead, they pointed out to their entrepreneurial status […]

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#HugeDomains redefines the #kilogram in “Planck constant” #domain!

HugeDomains maintains more than 4.4 million domain names in its inventory; the company was among several being chastised in a Verisign post for alleged “domain scalping” and warehousing of domains. These bizarre claims were rebuked by ICA council, Zak Muscovitch. Meanwhile, the kilogram unit is about to be redefined. The scientists in Paris, France have […]

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#Sedo sales report : #Domain names sold during the week ending 11/11/2018 topped by PickPack.com

Welcome to the weekly edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the week ending November 11th, 2018. This information has been provided by Sedo.com, sponsors of DomainGang. As a side note, GreatDomain auctions at Sedo are now bi-monthly. This week, we are reporting a whopping 12 domains sold in the […]

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Domain crime : Expired and dropped #domains in the hands of credit card phishers

Domains that drop or expire and become available for a small fee, often get picked up for their existing traffic. In the past, such pickups were made by domain investors, who’d park the domains with related keywords, earning PPC revenue. Domain parking has suffered big blows in the past decade, and now these domains are […]

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#Wedia .com : A 21 year old #domain salvaged from the #UDRP process

Wedia.com is a domain registered in 1997; twenty-one years later, a French company attempted to wrestle it away from its Japanese registrant via the UDRP process. After offering $3,000 dollars to the Registrant and not hearing back, WEDIA SA of Paris, France, sent its lawyers to file a UDRP at the WIPO. Despite the lack […]

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#Sedo rolls out #GreatDomains domain auctions as a bi-monthly feature

Sedo, a premium DomainGang sponsor, has been offering a select collection of premium domain names via its GreatDomains auctions. The auction is now becoming bi-monthly, to improve the quality of domain inventory, and to attract a larger audience of bidders. By switching to rolling out the GreatDomains auction every 2 months, Sedo will also be […]

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#PetLife .com : A classic case of Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking

The registrant of PetLife.com had someone threaten his domain asset, wiggling a trademark that did not exist in 2003. The domain PetLife.com was first registered in 1996, according to Archive.org; the DomainTools WHOIS records only go back to a subsequent registration in 2001. PetLife LLC asserted rights to the PET LIFE mark, by means of […]

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USPTO and #domains : How long does it take to register a #trademark?

Domain investors with registered trademarks are familiar with the lengthy registration process at the USPTO. How much time does it take to register a trademark in the US? The answer is, “it depends.” Let’s take a look at two registered trademarks, for example, DNW and Domain Name Wire. DNW is a three letter acronym. From […]

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#Legally .com : Aged #domain saved from the clutches of the #UDRP process

Legally.com, a generic domain registered in 1997, was challenged via the UDRP process. The aged domain was offered for sale via Afternic, for $24,999 dollars. That’s hardly a bank breaker for a buyer in the legal services business, but in this case Legally Co of Newark, Delaware, filed a UDRP at the WIPO. The Complainant […]

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Sale of FB .com to #Facebook was an example of #domain scalping, says #Tumblr specialist

Domain scalping is an outdated reference to domain name investing, as perceived by the industry’s outsiders. Simply put, those who do not understand the concept of domain investing, or who are envious of the many success stories of domain investors, want to paint it in a negative light. A recent blog post by Verisign stirred […]

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#VeteransDay .com : Another great #domain going to waste!

Happy Veterans Day to all those who have served. Great generic domains, such as VeteransDay.com, attract a lot of direct type-in traffic. At least, that’s the concept, which is proven wrong by Google whenever they change their ranking algorithm. Registered in 1997, the domain VeteransDay.com is currently offline, unable to reap any natural organic traffic. […]

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