REO #Speedwagon : Music legends dropped dictionary #domain registered in 1996 !

Legendary rock group, REO Speedwagon, are still popular to this day. Formed in 1967, the band cultivated a following during the 70’s and achieved significant commercial success throughout the 80’s. REO Speedwagon operates from the domain name REOSpeedwagon.com, which has a registration date of 2001. Around the same time, they acquired the domain Speedwagon.com from […]

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#Ubuntu .ORG auction : Who dropped this fabulous #domain name?

The domain Ubuntu.org is in a DropCatch auction currently, and this fabulous keyword is being bid on by several domain bidders. With three hours or so left until the auction’s end, 43 bidders have placed 56 bids. The current high bid is at $3,550 dollars from the DropCatch user “snapname.” Ubuntu is a popular flavor […]

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#RXJ .com : World’s youngest three letter .com #domain is going cheap!

The three letter domain RXJ.com dropped a little over two days ago. As with many other valuable domains, it was caught by DropCatch, the domain-dropcatching sidekick of HugeDomains. RXJ.com is now being auctioned at DropCatch, with a day to go and a current high bid of $14,250 dollars. Originally registered in 2000, this “Chinese premium […]

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Stolen #domains and squatters : Confusion about the obligations of a registrant

Domain names are digital assets that depend on a basic act of maintenance: they must be renewed in order to be kept. Even to this day, domain registrants fail to grasp that concept, and often act shocked when their expired domain is re-registered or acquired by another party. By failing to pay its renewal fee […]

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Hard bidding for Soft dot .org #domain at #DropCatch auction

The auction for the dropped domain Soft.org led to a particularly hard bidding battle at DropCatch.com, involving several bidders. As many as 34 bidders acknowledged the dropped domain’s quality, that was originally registered in 2000 but was let expire by its Korean registrant. In the end, the winning bid of $6,051 dollars was made by […]

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Five figures : Auction for dropped #domain SERT .com ended at #DropCatch

The dropped, short domain Sert.com has a new owner, after being caught and auctioned off at DropCatch. Originally registered in 1996, Sert.com was developed, and remained untouched in terms of content for the majority of its life. The DropCatch auction for Sert.com ended today, after 93 bidders placed a total of 258 bids; the winner, […]

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Sert .com : A 1996 #domain dropped, on auction at #DropCatch

Before dropping two days ago, the domain Sert.com existed for 21 years, after being registered in 1996 by an Italian company. The premium, pronounceable LLLL .com acronym stood for “Sert Elettronica” and its visuals were never updated over the course of two decades. Still, a domain of this quality going through the expiration and drop […]

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#Sony #domains : Locomotion.com dropped and #SnapNames caught it!

Sony Pictures fumbled the corporate ball with Locomotion.com, a formerly aged domain that was once part of its media and television stable. Registered in 1997, Locomotion.com was used for Locomotion, the TV channel by the same name, acquired by Sony. “Locomotion was a TV channel dedicated to Anime and Western animation, broadcasting movies and TV […]

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Dropped domain owner : They stole it from me!

A domain owner who failed to renew it on time, witnessed it being picked up from GoDaddy by drop-catching company, DropCatch, which is affiliated with the registrar NameBright. The domain wasn’t disclosed, and the furious former owner attributes its loss to an alleged sale of it by GoDaddy. Apparently unfamiliar with the domain expiry cycle, […]

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New owner of Projects.com comes forward about his domain project!

When the domain name Projects.com dropped, many domain investors could not believe their eyes. It is extremely rare for a 20 year old gem of this caliber to make it all the way to the domain guillotine, and yet that’s what happened. As we reported, the domain was caught by SnapNames and its Alethia Domains […]

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Cremation .CLUB: Bill McClure loses premium funeral domain in expiration snafu

Coffee .CLUB magnate, Bill McClure, put trust and faith to his domain registrar, only to discover that a premium .com dropped and expired. McClure watched in disbelief as PlanningAhead.com, a domain he spent between $6,000 and $7,000 to acquire a few years ago, expired and landed in the hands of a friend who had previously […]

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It’s a small world: Madoff used Dropped Domain for business venture

Mark Madoff, son of convicted pyramid scheme operator Bernie Madoff was found dead in his New York City apartment, having committed suicide by hanging himself. Despite the involvement of Mark Madoff in his father’s business that resulted in the loss of $65 billion in investor funds, it’s sad seeing another human being taking his life. […]

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