Czech Republic no more: The owner of the domain struck gold!

It’s 2016 and a country in good old central Europe is about to change its official name. The Czech Republic, one part of the former Czechoslovakia that split in 1993, is renaming – yet again. The new name, Czechia, is actually centuries old. The country will retain its full name but Czechia will become the […]

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Exotic names and geodomains : China imposes new policies on naming

Domain investors savvy with the Chinese domain market, most likely invest in the following categories: Numeric domains Short domains Pinyin domains Chinese geodomains The latter category, geographical names, is the focus of a new upcoming policy in China, by the ever-controlling Chinese government. According to China Daily, the Chinese government is moving to ban “exotic” […]

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Aspen, Colorado on Flippa : And you totally redeem yourself!

Aspen, Colorado. The destination of choice for Harry and Lloyd, the common-sense challenged duo from the 1994 classic, “Dumb and Dumber.” Would you have done the same, if a Mary Swanson were the object of your desire? Meanwhile, in domain land: What a coincidence, as the domain,, hit the auction block on Flippa. Ripe […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. being brokered for seven figures, the aged geo-domain providing information on both the US and the British cities of Cambridge, is up for sale. Just days after clearing a UDRP obstacle at the WIPO, the domain is being brokered exclusively via According to this landing page, the asking price is a minimum of $1,000,000 dollars. Not a bad […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. domain traffic spikes after earthquake devastation in Nepal

The web site hosted on the domain is witnessing an apparent spike in type-in traffic, after a devastating earthquake flattened large areas of Nepal; thousands of lives were lost. It’s times such as this that one expects the matching country .com to be an official source of information, provided by the Nepalese government. […]

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Marathons, China and geodomains: UDRP against domain failed

There are plenty of marathon races around the world, and it seems these days several companies take advantage of a purely geographical term, that of the Greek city of Marathon. If anything else, Marathon – or, Marathonas, in modern Greek – should sue each and every company making use of its historic locale. Apparently, there […]

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Andes’ .HILL – The latest gTLD to be escrowed off for millions

Unlike the .Patagonia case that was successfully withdrawn, another geographical gTLD was auctioned off in escrow: Andes’ .HILL. The geodomain – or is it, geo-gTLD? – encompasses Andes, the longest continental mountain range in the world, and a multinational organization was formed for the interest of the endogenous Andes’ people. “Patagonians are proud to have […]

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Geo domain traffic spikes: Visit Kennebunk and Kennebunkport

Kennebunk and Kennebunkport were founded in the early 1600’s in Maine, as part of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The quiet, picturesque towns are popular destinations among the young and older folk, who want to stay at a romantic place along the New England coast. And now, due to the notoriety of the Alexis Wright “Zumba […]

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Know your 50 dot com States

Ever wondered what is the status of one of the 50 US states as a .com? Here’s a quick and dirty guide on all of them. 😀 – Developed (AreaGuides) – Developed – Developed (AreaGuides) – Developed (Arkansas Department of Tourism) – Pseudoguide (For sale $5,000,000 asking price) – […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. – What was 20th Century FOX thinking?

We’ve said it before: owners of geodomains related to major world events are depriving the world of an important service, when these domains are not utilized. Back in January, Acro made a point that should be used for the wellness of the victims of the disastrous earthquake that hit the Caribbean island of Haiti. […]

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