It was three years ago to the date that marked the epic debate between the “Domain King” Rick Schwartz and arguably the most successful domainer in history , Frank Schilling on the New gTLD’s. The debate went on for almost 80 Minutes at a session held at the old TRAFFIC conference held back in October […]
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According to a story in The Hill today, Donald Trump‘s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, reportedly contacted a top dealmaker in the media industry within the past couple of months about creating a Trump television network. According to the story Trump is mulling the idea of creating a cable channel as his personal media company. The publication […]
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Epik.com, a full-service, all-inclusive domain name and operator of a commission-free marketplace announced effective immediately, customers may pay for domain registrations, marketplace purchases, escrow, SSL certificates, web development, hosting and other services using Bitcoin, in addition to credit card, Paypal, Masterbucks and bank transfer. Customers may also disburse proceeds to Bitcoin at the prevailing exchange […]
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Beijing XYZ Technology Co. LTD, the Chinese business entity and registry operator of the popular .xyz domain extension, announced today that Mason Zhang has joined the company as its first employee in China. Formerly the Chief Marketing Officer of a Chinese domain registry, Zhang now oversees Beijing XYZ’s strategic partnerships, marketing campaigns, and expansion plans […]
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TechCrunch.com published a great story about the money floating around in the domain industry entitled “”The silent evolution of domain names””. People in the domain space are mentioned include Rob Grant as the father of Lana Del Rey, Kevin Ham, and Thunayan K. AL-Ghanim. The story covers Godaddy’s purchase of our portfolio saying they spend […]
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The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF.com) has finally weighted in on the ICANN transition in a story entitled “Oversight Transition Isn’t Giving Away the Internet, But Won’t Fix ICANN’s Problems” It’s probably one of the better articles I have read on the story. “Despite several weeks of heated discussion within the United States, we […]
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Doug Isenberg, Attorney & Founder of The GigaLaw Firm published an article today on Circle ID with regard to UDRP disputes at the WIPO. Doug noted,”WIPO statistics do not represent all of the complaints filed under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) (since there are four other service providers), but WIPO traditionally has […]
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The largest new gTLD operator in terms of number of new domain extensions, Donuts Inc. today announced DPML Plus, an enhancement to its existing Domains Protected Marks List product that it developed in partnership with the IP community. Donuts already has the DPML which allows brand owners to protect their marks across all of Donuts’ […]
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Kieren McCarthy published a post yesterday entitled “The Great British domain name rip-off: Overcharged .uk customers help pay for cheaper .vodka; Time for competition authorities to take a hard look at Nominet” Here are some of the highlights of the story “.UK domain name holders are being overcharged while the company behind it wins contracts […]
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Rightside Group LTD (NASDAQ: NAME) launched the .GAMES domain extension today. The Sunrise Phase where trademark holders could preregister names, .GAMES became Rightside’s number-one performing new top level-domain (TLD), seeing applications from virtually every major studio, including Activision Publishing, Blizzard Entertainment, Electronic Arts, Nintendo, and Ubisoft Entertainment. Rightside announced that 239 domain names were registered […]
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