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#eSports .com : The #domain was appraised on Web Hosting Talk in 2004

Fellow domain blogger, Morgan Linton, shared the news that the domain eSports.com sold “for seven figures,” last night. The sizable sale was brokered by domain industry veteran, Monte Cahn. What is eSports? According to the Wikipedia definition, eSports is a form of competition using video games. Most commonly, eSports take the form of organized, multiplayer […]

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Domain got “stolen” ? Not so fast, check the facts first!

In a recent post over at popular web hosting forum, Web Hosting Talk, a member claimed that their domain name was stolen. Titled “Stolen domains and it’s OK!” the exchange asserted that domain registrar, 101Domain, removed a customer’s paid for domain after 72 days. The domain, which was not disclosed, then appeared for sale on […]

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On with the times: Web Hosting Talk introduces a number of updates

Web Hosting Talk – WHT for short – is the top global forum for web hosting discussions and services. Active for more than a dozen years, Web Hosting Talk has pretty much used a minimalistic approach to its forum software skin, which is based on vBulletin. A number of recent changes found on other social […]

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Web hosting woes: HostGator apologizes for downtime but why is the .com for sale?

HostGator, a well-established web hosting provider, faced an extreme downtime yesterday, that lasted several hours. Angry customers, irritated by the prolonged outage that was caused by a seemingly routine maintenance at the HostGator datacenter, demanded that they get compensated for the downtime. Said Sam R.: “This is not an isolated incident, hostgator provo datacenter has […]

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