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DomainShield .com sold – Justifies own name

The domain name DomainShield.com – registered in 1999, according to top WHOIS tool, DomainTools – was sold on NameJet a couple of days ago. Sure enough, it justifies its own name by having a “domain shield” plastered on its contact information, but those familiar with NameJet user names will not have a problem guessing who […]

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Julian Assange hints of Wikileaks cable(s) on the Moniker employee scandal

Shocking! In a recent interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange – owner of the domain name, IQ.org – there are hints of an existing series of cables related to the so-called “Moniker employee scandal“. We had coffee with Julian Assange at a local Starbucks – here’s the unedited conversation that followed: DomainGang: So Julian, after […]

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Poll: Should the name be revealed already?

Last week, Rick Schwartz promised he’d reveal the name of the Moniker employee who violated the privacy of a customer account. According to Moniker/Oversee, that employee was placed on administrative leave, pending the results of an internal investigation. There are concerns that only a slap on the wrist was issued. Rick’s explosive reaction to the […]

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Angry domainers demand transparency in the Domain Industry

A group of angry domainers gathered yesterday at an Applebee’s restaurant – at an undisclosed location. The subject of discussion at the meeting: transparency in the domain industry. Late in 2009, the domain industry was rocked by the “Hank Alvarez” scandal while another new controversial incident appears to have stirred a lot of anger. “The […]

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Rick Schwartz unleashes Fury via commentary update

Earlier today, a person signing as Mason Cole of Oversee made a statement at Rick Schwartz’s blog – concerning the expected unveiling of the Moniker employee who violated company regulations: “This is a human resources matter. Accordingly, Oversee is unable to discuss it publicly.” By the end of business day today, Rick Schwartz was expected […]

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Will Rick Schwartz unveil the Big News today?

There’s a domain storm brewing during the past few days over an apparent breach of WHOIS privacy records at Moniker, involving a single domain. Rick Schwartz broke the news and then all hell broke loose. It seems that many domainers have failed to understand the message that the domain king is attempting to deliver through […]

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