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The good, the bad and the ugly – GoDaddy

November 27th, 2016 Comments off

We are starting a new column here at The Domains, “The good, the bad and the ugly” An opportunity for readers to discuss what they like and don’t like about a particular company in the domain space. Each post will deal with just one company, readers are encouraged to share their positive and negative experiences. […]

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Which industry participant are you most thankful for ?

November 24th, 2016 Comments off

Happy Thanksgiving to those who are celebrating the holiday today. I thought it would be interesting to see what domain industry participant you are most thankful for. What company does the most to help you be successful in domaining ? Which Industry participant are you most thankful for ? GoDaddy Uniregistry NameJet DropCatch NameCheap Name.com […]

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AU Publication Says Trump Is the World’s Largest Domain Holder with 3,600 Domains

November 4th, 2016 Comments off

The Australian publication Channelnews.com.au, just declared Donald Trump as the “World’s Biggest Owner Of Domain Names”. Yes according to the story,  The Donald only has over 3,600 domain names. My God how did no one in the domain industry recognize Mr. Trump as owning the most domain names in the world with 3,600? In the […]

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DomainTools Launches PhiseEye to Prevent Phishing Attacks Before They Happen

November 3rd, 2016 Comments off

DomainTools, today announced the launch of PhishEye, asimple yet effective new security solution that helps to prevent phishing attacks before they happen. According to press release out today; “Powered by DomainTools’ market-leading domain name discovery and profiling systems, PhishEye automates the process of identifying look-alike domains that spoof brand, product, or organization names. Security teams […]

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WSJ: 2 Universities Develop PREDATOR To Find Malicious Domains As Early As Registration

November 1st, 2016 Comments off

According to the Wall Street Journal “Researchers at Princeton and the University of California ​have developed a machine-learning algorithm that can detect malicious domain names.” “The code scans for 22 features that are consistent with suspicious behavior, including names that are registered in bulk by the hundreds, names that are variations of the same name, […]

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MarkMonitor: Infographic The Top 20 New gTLD’s With Most Registrations by Brands

October 31st, 2016 Comments off

Brand protection and corporate domain name registrar Mark Monitor published an Infographic on The Top 20 New gTLD’s that have the Most Defensive Brands Registrations The infographic is entitled “Navigating the World of New gTLDs” and lays out the top 20 most registered domain names in the new domain name extensions (New gTLD’s) by “Brands” […]

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$3 Million For TrumpTv.com? TrumpTower.Live & TrumpTowerLive.com Registered Yesterday

October 27th, 2016 Comments off

Yesterday we published  a post about the owner of the domain name TrumpTv.com putting the domain on the market with an asking price of $3 Million. The owner went on to say that the traffic to the domain name went from “about 150,000 people to 1.3 million in just the last couple of weeks” However […]

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Top 20 New gTLD Registrants Own Over 10% of All New gTLD’s

October 26th, 2016 Comments off

The top  20 registrants of new gTLD domain names own over 10% of all registered new gTLD’s. According to ntldstats.com, there are 24,890,063 new gTLD registered. The top 10 registrants of new gTLD domains own 1,860,529 or about 7.5% of all new gTLD domains. The top 20 registrants of new gTLD domain names own another […]

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3 Years Later: Team Schilling vs Team Schwartz On New gTLD’s; Who Was Right?

October 18th, 2016 Comments off

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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Trump Wants to Do Post Election Trump TV Channel; Should He Buy Trump.tv or TrumpTv.com?

October 17th, 2016 Comments off

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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