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LogicBoxes Launches the New Elite Reseller Program

August 24th, 2016 Comments off

LogicBoxes has launched the Elite Reseller Program which focuses on high potential Web Hosts, Domain Resellers and ICANN Registrars. LogicBoxes according to a press release we just received, will now be made available to Web Hosts from all the segments of the industry. Furthermore, the localization features of OrderBox would enable them to leverage the […]

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.Win Becomes 4th New gTLD To Break 1 Million Registrations

August 22nd, 2016 Comments off

The new gTLD .Win has become the 4th new gTLD to break the 1 million domain registration mark. According to RegistrarStats.com, which also takes into account deleted domains .Win has 1,000,093 domains registered. The other 3 new gTLD’s that have over 1 million domain names are .Wang (1,064,728); .Top (2,793,356); and .XYZ (6,195,695). 4 of […]

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Garry Chernoff and Nat Cohen To Be Inducted Into The Domain Industry Hall of Fame

August 19th, 2016 Comments off

Two legendary domain investors; Garry Chernoff and Nat Cohen, will be inducted as the newest members of the Domain Industry Hall of Fame during The Domain Conference in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday, September 13th the Keynote and Awards Luncheon Both are ICA members, and Nat Cohen severs on the Board of the ICA. Both have […]

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ClintonKaine.com For Sale For $90K, Sells For $15K But Not To Clinton

August 15th, 2016 Comments off

The domain name ClintonKaine.com which was for sale for $90,000 a few weeks ago just sold for $15,000. The owner of the domain Jeremy P. Green confirmed the selling price to us and told TheDomains.com that “The Clinton campaign wasn’t interested in spending any significant money on it, they offered me a ludicrous $2,000 so […]

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Afilias Asks ICANN To Disqualify Nu Dot Co’s $135 million winning bid for .Web

August 15th, 2016 Comments off

Afilias has written ICANN asking that it disqualify Nu Dot Co’s $135 million winning bid for .Web, which as we now know would give Verisign (VRSN) control of what many consider to be the best of the new gTLD. Afilias also asked ICANN to conduct an investigation, and has also filed a complaint with the […]

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Sens. Cruz; Lee & Duffy Ask DOJ to Review Whether To Extend Verisign Contract Over .Com Now

August 13th, 2016 Comments off

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Mike Lee (R-Utah), and Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.) sent a letter yesterday to the  Department of Justice (DOJ) Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Antitrust Division Renata Hesse. The letter even cites the Internet Commerce Association and yes its all about how much Verisign might be able to charge for […]

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The Internet Commerce Association’s Comment To ICANN Over Verisign Contract

August 12th, 2016 Comments off

The Internet Commerce Association (the ICA) has filed a comment with ICANN over the proposed Verisign Contract which would start in 2018. The comment period is opened until midnight tonight UTC and you should file a comment if you have an opinion. In full disclosure my Company Worldwide Media, Inc, is a Gold member of […]

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Intocable.com Bought on NameJet.com Saved in A UDRP; That’s Good For Domain Investors

August 9th, 2016 Comments off

Intocable, Ltd. of Zapata, Texas, lost its attempt to re-gain control domain name intocable.com The case has pretty interesting facts The Complainant gained control of the domain name through the UDRP in August 2015 when the previous owner transferred the domain to settle the UDRP. Complainant states in detail that through no fault of its […]

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Thoughts About Verisign’s $135 Million Dollar .Web Acquisition & What It Means For Domainers

July 31st, 2016 Comments off

I didn’t write much leading up to the Verisign (VRSN) acquisition of .Web for $135 Million this week, but I have plenty of thoughts about it. First and foremost it’s a no brainier for Verisign. Forget the $1.9 Billion they have sitting in the bank and focus in on the over $9 Billion dollar valuation […]

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Interview with The Man Behind The Data at Namebio – Michael Sumner

July 26th, 2016 Comments off

Today we are talking with Michael Sumner programmer extraordinaire at Namebio. In addition to his duties at Namebio, Michael works with Nat Cohen at Telepathy and manages his own domain portfolio. Q1) What got you started in the domain industry? I’ve been programming since my early teens, and I joined NamePros in 2007 hoping to […]

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