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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#DropCatch now offers #domains in pre-release auctions

DropCatch has been making a killing by auctioning off expired domains that dropped, then caught by its ultra fast servers. We’ve been following some auctions and many end up in the thousands of dollars, all for a few microseconds of CPU time and network latency, in order to catch these domains! Very nice. The great […]

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#OVGuide .com is about to sell for big bucks – and here’s why

The domain OVGuide.com is about to sell for big bucks; the dropped domain was caught by DropCatch where it’s being auctioned. With only 30 minutes to go, OVGuide.com is already at $5,149 dollars. There are 85 bids from 41 bidders over at DropCatch.com. Why would OVGuide.com, a non-generic domain name, reach this price range at […]

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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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#GoDaddy auctions : Who will pick up the domain #Theranos .com?

RIP Theranos. The technology corporation known for its false claims to have devised blood tests that only needed very small amounts of blood, is closing its doors permanently. Theranos founder, Elizabeth Holmes, is now facing criminal charges, alleging that the company defrauded investors out of hundreds of millions of dollars. The company’s dissolution will definitely […]

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Lies or ignorance? #GoDaddy rep claims expired #domains can’t be transferred out

A frustrated domain investor was told that expired domain names at GoDaddy aren’t officially his. This incredible statement came from a GoDaddy representative, when domainer Dan Sanchez asked to obtain the authorization codes for expired domains in his account. Unlike what the official domain transfer policy at GoDaddy states, Dan Sanchez was told that the […]

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#GDPR victim? #ExpiredDomains .net no longer offers email notifications of #domains

The effect of GDPR is reaching far outside of Europe, and Germany-based ExpiredDomains.net apparently is being affected. Beginning tomorrow, May 9th, ExpiredDomains.net will no longer send out emails with domain search results. In a blog post made yesterday without additional explanation, the one liner stated: “The E-Mail Update Service for Saved Searches will be discontinued […]

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From the “scandal” department : Is Pheenix warehousing domains?

Domain aftermarket and auction platform, Pheenix, received a barrage of unsavory comments over at NamePros. Coming fresh from the drop of several of its satellite registrars, Pheenix appears to have angered a customer, who claims they are “warehousing customers’ expired domains.” The Pheenix customer is livid over the fact that his winning bid did not […]

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NameJet drops pricing to $39 for some domain backorders

NameJet announced that it’s dropping the price of some domain backorders to $39 dollars. Normally, the price is $69 dollars, so that’s a considerable discount. According to the latest news from NameJet: “While most of the domains on NameJet still start at $69, you will likely see more and more domains starting below this amount. […]

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Domain transfers past expiration : It won’t work with eNom!

In a recent article about domain transfers past expiration, we came to the conclusion that they are feasible. Most domain registrars these days take a non-aggressive stance to losing customers, in hopes that overall they’ll attract more. Unfortunately, that’s not the case with eNom and its antiquated back-end interface, so an update is due on […]

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Did you know : You can still transfer out expired domain names

Domain names that have expired at their current registrar, can still be transferred out. It’s not too late – as long as it’s done no later than 30 days after expiration – to move out domains from GoDaddy, for example, to Uniregistry. Expired domains don’t get locked down with a “renew or else” ransom note, […]

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DomainsBot : How-to make profits from domains

The original DomainsBot provided a subscription service, sharing lists containing thousands of expired domain names. Between 1997 and 2004, the service was indispensable for domain investors, and it contained newsletters with information about domain investing. We’re unleashing this beauty from the past and our personal archives, with a newsletter from 11/26/2000, titled: How-to make profits […]

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