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FakeOscars.com got sold at Flippa

The registrant of FakeOscars.com has sold the domain on Flippa, for a rather astronomical amount. Not really. Considering how the domain incorporates a famous trademark, the actual selling price of $10 dollars represents more than what this domain is worth: registration fees. Why would such a domain be registered in the first place, we aren’t […]

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GoDaddy wins lawsuit brought forth by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

GoDaddy pulled a surprising victory against the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, today, in a decision that dispelled a $30 million lawsuit against the domain registrar. The cybersquatting case lasted more than five years, and a judge ruled in GoDaddy’s favor. According to the Hollywood Reporter, District Court Judge AndreĀ Birotte Jr. decided there’s […]

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Oscar night sucked the living lights out of important domain news

Once again, the Oscars proved to be devastating for the domain community, that relied on content filters to locate even a single post worth reading. Wading through millions of Oscar tweets, domain investors expressed their frustration and agony over the future of domaining. “Oscars, who gives a crap about that over-rated glitz gala, when the […]

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Oscars 2014: Best Domainer Selfie ever!

Quite a few domainers showed up at the Oscars yesterday, in Hollywood. The movie extravaganza was graced by the presence of at least a dozen domainers, who gathered together for a group photo among the Hollywood stars. The now legendary photo was re-tweeted one billion times, making it the most re-tweeted domainer selfie ever. With […]

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