Transaction void after $47,150 dollar sale

Bad boy! The sale of for $47,150 dollars earlier this month is null and void, after the auction’s winner failed to pay, apparently. The domain name is now in auction with several days left; a total of 17 bids have been placed with the current highest bid standing at $510 dollars. It is expected […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. Dropped domain sold for $41k—Is the sale legit?

Expansión, a Spanish-language news magazine catering to the business markets in Mexico and Latin America, made its debut in 1969. What sets Expansión apart from most other business media outlets in Mexico is its unique focus on the individuals and innovative ideas that power the private sector within Mexico. Taking a step forward in 2007, […]

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Dynadot drops domain RGP to 30 days

Popular domain registrar, Dynadot, has announced changes to its domain Renewal Grace Period (RGP) effective September 18, 2023. Regarding expired domains and according to a notification sent out by Dynadot, RGP changes from 40 days to 30 days. After day 30, the domains can only be restored at the TLD’s restore price. Dynadot is also […]

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Expired GoDaddy auctions the focus of investigation

Expired auctions at GoDaddy attract hundreds of active bids daily. The system generates plenty of revenue for GoDaddy and it’s part of the “core services” that GoDaddy reports in its financial reports quarterly, an important gauge of profitability. The system is not foolproof, as far as bidding legitimacy is concerned, and it has been the […]

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StarSpangled200: Maryland pays up to get expired #domain back

Maryland has stopped promoting gambling in the Philippines, which is a positive development. State officials announced on Friday that they have successfully reclaimed the domain name, which is printed on 798,000 commemorative license plates, putting an end to an embarrassing situation. The domain was initially intended to honor the bicentennial of the War of […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. French company folded losing generic domain name!

French company Tradi-Qual was founded around 2002 trading a variety of products, including cookware and other related supplies. At its peak in 2014, it had a turnover of over 3.1 million euro. Operating from the domain name, the company folded and was dissolved in 2022, letting its domain name drop. Unfortunately, along with it, […]

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Hotel Peace Palace: Nepalese owner pleads for his domain name

The operator of the Hotel Peace Palace is distraught, having allowed their domain name to lapse. Based in Nepal, the hotelier operated the domain name, the matching .com, since 2012. In January, the domain was not renewed and as an expired domain it dropped a few weeks later. Someone used a drop-catching service, most […]

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GoDaddy auction bidders: Prepare(.com) to waste your time

Expired domain auctions at GoDaddy come with a fair warning for the winner: You might end up not getting the domain. Even after the auction finishes, as long as the registrant renews within the time frame that ICANN mandates, money and time is lost for the auction’s winner. Although the amount paid is refunded, that […]

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Man buys back domain from!

A glowing review about describes a fun moment in domain investing: A man buying back the domain name he used to own. According to the review, some years ago, Mr. Tom Mooney owned a domain that somehow expired. Mr. Mooney wanted to re-open his business, using the same domain name, and when he […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. Failed fintech’s domain finds home at Media Options RIP, long live the new! German fintech startup Monedo closed down shop in 2020 and two years later its domain name expired and dropped. Following a three day auction at DropCatch, the domain found a new owner that paid the $1,550 dollars already. The domain is now parked at Bodis. Media Options, […]

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Too much #rum? Puerto Rican pride and joy #domain was auctioned off

Puerto Rico is the rum capital of the world and not just because it’s home to several big rum factories and brands. Boricuas appreciate the presence of Bacardi and other distilleries on the three main islands of Puerto Rico, but the reason that PR is the rum capital of the world is due to the […]

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Pivotal Ventures: Did the Melinda Gates foundation pay $100,000 for the .com?

Pivotal Ventures was founded by Melinda French Gates in 2015, to accelerate the pace of social progress in the United States. The corporation is branded as Pivotal and operates from the domain name, registered in 2015. Meanwhile, is a domain that was registered in 2001. A domain investor acquired the domain at a […]

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