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#Motherisk .ORG : Someone spent $6k to spoof a defunct Canadian hospital project

The domain Motherisk.org went to auction at DropCatch, where it ended at $6,050 dollars. Motherisk was a clinical and research program at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, providing safety information on exposures in pregnancy and lactation. The domain is now being hosted on a Cypriot web server, displaying content taken via […]

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AliExpeess.com : #Alibaba company typo #domain bid on by #Chinese speculators

AliExpress is an online retail service based in China, owned by the Alibaba Group. Launched in 2010, it is made up of small businesses in China and other Asian locations, offering products to international buyers. The web site commands a lot of traffic, and it comes as no surprise that a typo, AliExpeess.com, is currently […]

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#Aponia .com : No pain, no #domain gain

Aponia is the lack of feeling any pain, whether it’s used metaphorically or literally. In every situation, being in a state of aponia might be beneficial, or dangerous; imagine not realizing your hand is being burned by a flame, for example. The matching .com domain, Aponia.com, dropped and was auctioned off at DropCatch. The auction […]

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#TopChef .com : DropCatch auction ends after “lawyer247” bids

When a brandable domain like TopChef.com drops, everyone wonders why. Perhaps the domain was no longer wanted. Or the domain owner faced a lawsuit. Or they died in a fiery crash – hopefully, that wasn’t the case. In the case of TopChef.com we’ll never know; the domain was caught by DropCatch, which is killing it […]

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#MensStyle .com : Advance men’s fashion #domain sold at #DropCatch

Sometimes it’s hard to imagine how a top fashion domain, such as MensStyle.com, gets to drop. The domain was owned by Advance Magazine Group, a New York subsidiary of Advance Publications, Inc. The publisher giant operates from the ultra premium domain Advance.com; the company owns more than 3,000 domains in its corporate portfolio. Among their […]

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Yolo like a #Cholo .com : #Domain auction closed with a sale at #DropCatch

The auction of Cholo.com, one of the best Hispanic keyword domains in recent memory, has ended. Caught by DropCatch, this domain trophy was auctioned off and it attracted 114 bids from 71 bidders. The winner of the auction is DropCatch user domainw1nn3r – how appropriate. 😀 The winning bid was at $7,705 dollars. Hopefully the […]

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#Cholo .com : Best #Hispanic domain to drop in a while?

Cholo is a reference to a certain look among people of Hispanic origin, and while it can be derogatory, it mainly indicates a particular dressing code. According to UrbanDictionary: A cholo is term implying a Hispanic male that typically dresses in chinos (khahki pants), a wifebeater sleeveless teeshirt or a flannel shirt with only the […]

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Failed brands : How much will #Kimono .ORG sell for after Kim Kardashian rebrands?

Kim Kardashian’s abandonment of Kimono.com is now among other failed brands. The fashion and media socialite paid a royal sum for acquiring the Japanese keyword, only to receive a strong backlash from Japan. That’s understandable, as the kimono is a cultural garment and its association with ample buttock-shaping underwear is a bit too much for […]

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#SteveBallmer .com : Former #Microsoft executive’s name sold for four figures

Steve Ballmer, the multi-billionaire, former executive at Microsoft, never owned the domain SteveBallmer.com. Known for his dedication to the company he served as CEO from 2000 to 2014, Steve Ballmer, most likely didn’t place a bid at DropCatch either. 😀 The domain auction for SteveBallmer.com ended at $1,100 dollars, according to NameBio. Clearly not the […]

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#Dojo .ORG : DropCatch auction ended at $X,XXX

The DropCatch auction of Dojo.org ended moments ago, and the winner took home a premium domain keyword. So what is a “dojo” then? According to Wikipedia: “Dojo is a hall or space for immersive learning or meditation. This is traditionally in the field of martial arts, but has been seen increasingly in other fields, such […]

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Who’s bidding on the dropped French brand #domain name, #MonShowroom.com?

The domain MonShowroom.com dropped, after the French clothing and lifestyle store closed down last summer. Formally known as MSR MonShowRoom and operating from MonShowroom.com, the company ended its operations in August of 2018, letting many of its customers deal with unfulfilled orders and other complaints. The company faced logistic issues, after more than 10 years […]

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#StevieWonder .com : #UDRP took the #domain from the artist’s fans in 2005

Someone just spent $2,000 dollars to acquire StevieWonder.com via the DropCatch auction, ignoring existing trademarks secured on the famous artist’s behalf. They might have wasted two grand at the press of a bid button. Something went wrong for this domain to drop in the first place; Stevie Wonder’s other domains are also at Com Laude, […]

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