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Why is Twitter blocking #DropCatch listed URLs?

Twitter has no love for DropCatch, apparently. Any domain name listed in auction at DropCatch, cannot be shared by punching in its live auction URL. The issue appears to have been ongoing for a while, and it’s definitely frustrating if one wants to share a direct URL to an auction on DropCatch. For example, when […]

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Generic #domains : Honey.com applied for US #trademark registration

Trending: Companies operating generic domains file for trademark registration at the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO.) Following the green light by SCOTUS on the Booking.com case, numerous such applications have been filed, and we keep track of these attempts to expand on the trademark pool. It seems that the registrants of the domain […]

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PrimeBike.com : #Domain waits for a steer at #HugeDomains

“Prime Bike” is a connected spin bike made by Echelon, dubbed so due to an exclusive deal for Amazon Prime members. The $499 dollar spin bike lacks a screen but is otherwise able to connect to other networked spinners competing for the virtual gold. “We were built on the idea of attainable fitness for everyone. […]

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Mike Mann : #Bethesda․com on sale for $1,000,000 dollars!

Domain investor and serial entrepreneur, Mike Mann, listed Bethesda.com, a premium geodomain, for sale. Going for a cool $1,000,000 dollars, Bethesda.com isn’t just a cool city in Maryland. The 1998 domain registration is back to light as news of Bethesda Softworks‘ sale to Microsoft, for a staggering $7.5 billion dollars. Microsoft is acquiring ZeniMax Media, […]

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Pop the question : James Booth proposed to Mignnone (.com) !

Domain investor and broker, James Booth, popped the question to girlfriend Mignnone Lahera, on her birthday today: “Will you marry me?” The lovely Mignnone said “Yes!” and that’s all that matters. It’s not a coincidence that Mignnone.com forwards to Mignnone’s Instagram, and it’s not for sale! 😀 Congratulations to the lovely couple that resides in Dubai, […]

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#Domains of Danger: A report on #sex trafficking, #Covid19 and #domain speculators

The Digital Citizens Alliance released its latest report on questionable practices by domain speculators, last month. Titled “Domains of Danger: How Website Speculators and Registrars Trade Internet Safety for Profit,” the report identifies core issues in domain investing that enable criminal activities: COVID and Domains: Profiting From Fear and Panic Sex Trafficking & Domains Dangerous […]

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MountainTop.com #UDRP delivers Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking decision

The registrant of MountainTop.com has reasons to be on top of a tall mountain; the UDRP that was filed against his aged domain failed to materialize its goal. In a case that was handled by IP attorney John Berryhill on behalf of the Respondent, the three member panel at the WIPO denied the domain’s transfer […]

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Generic #domains : Neighborhoods.com files for #trademark registration at the #USPTO

Trending: Companies operating generic domains file for trademark registration at the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO.) Following the green light by SCOTUS on the Booking.com case, numerous such applications have been filed, and we keep track of these attempts to expand on the trademark pool. The operators of Neighborhoods.com have filed an application […]

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Generic #domains: RV.com files for trademark at the #USPTO

Trending: Companies operating generic domains file for trademark registration at the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO.) Following the green light by SCOTUS on the Booking.com case, numerous such applications have been filed, and we keep track of these attempts to expand on the trademark pool. The operators of the domain RV.com break new […]

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The #Torrent Man : Winner of PirateBay.org auction using it to fund movie!

The winner of the domain auction for PirateBay.org essentially spent $50,000 dollars to fund “The Torrent Man” movie. Using a notorious domain of a peer to peer repository as the seed for a crowdsourced project breaks new grounds, and the new registrant wants $1.99 million dollars for PirateBay.org. PirateBay.org now offers the domain for sale, […]

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Orizon.com UDRP : A 23 year old #domain vs a fresh trademark

Orizon.com was registered in 1997, and in 2020 a Saudi oil company attempted to usurp the domain via the UDRP process. The keyword means “horizon” in Greek. The Complainant, Saudi Arabian Oil Co., Saudi Arabia, obtained a trademark in 2020 – but 23 years ago that the domain was registered no such rights existed. Despite […]

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Sweet Captain Morgan! ThePirateBay.com drops and is now in auction

ThePirateBay.com, a notorious domain alongside its active .ORG counterpart, is now bidding booty, after dropping. Used since 2004 to enable peer to peer sharing of movies and software, the Swedish pirate galley was targeted by several national and international authorities over the years. Last week we saw the dropping of PirateBay.org, a domain that ended […]

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