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Verisign ended the second quarter with 144.3 million .com and .net domain name registrations

July 27th, 2017 Comments off

Verisign reported earnings today after the close. There were a couple odd after hours trades that might have made some investors gasp. After hours trading can be very thin and the odd print does happen. Things are back to normal as of the time of writing. Trade Detail After Hours Time (ET) After Hours Price […]

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Simple question – Are you planning to still do business with NameJet

July 23rd, 2017 Comments off

Obviously the biggest story in domaining this week was NameJet. There was some shady behavior uncovered, there were some that jumped to conclusions that may have proven to be premature or wrong. I tend to agree with Shane Cultra when he said the industry needs NameJet. The industry needs well run, properly monitored auction sites. […]

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Our Post About Namejet’s PR On Shill Bidding From 2009: “What Happened At SnapNames Could Not Happen Here”

July 22nd, 2017 Comments off

I was looking back through some posts over the years that we wrote relating to the SnapNames bidding Scandal and found this one which I wrote arising from a  from November 2009 press release  by Namejet. Our post was entitled “Namejet Plays The “This Can’t Happen To Us” Card & That’s Troubling”. We cautioned Namejet […]

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Are you satisfied with NameJet’s changes?

July 21st, 2017 Comments off

NameJet put out a press release tonight, letting everyone know what changes they plan to make. Are you satisfied by the their announcement or what else would you like to see?   Are you satisfied with NameJet’s announcement? Yes No quiz generator Shill Bidding Update And Platform Improvements Friday, July 21, 2017 Jacksonville, FL Our […]

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Oliver Hoger posts his side on Namepros

July 20th, 2017 Comments off

Oliver Hoger has been one of the people at the heart of the discussion on Namepros with regards to NameJet bidding. Oliver posted today and gave his side of the story. It’s an important read because it let a lot of those with less auction experience see how the big volume domainers use NameJet. I […]

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Michael Sumner’s research work is excellent

July 20th, 2017 Comments off

With so much negativity going on this week, I always think it’s right to find balance and highlight some good. The work Michael Sumner (Namebio) has done as an unrelated, unbiased participant in the NameJet situation has been excellent. Here is the latest research he put together I think most on Namepros have come to […]

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What do you see as the biggest problems in the domain industry?

July 19th, 2017 Comments off

There are many opinions on what’s right and what’s wrong with the domain industry. In this post give your comments on what you think needs to be changed about the domain industry. What do you see as the most glaring problems or concerns? If you have suggestions for fixing them, please add that as well. […]

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A lot of shady things coming to light this week

July 19th, 2017 Comments off

The thing about domaining is there are always people in the know on certain topics but they don’t go mainstream. It takes a post on a blog or Namepros for the majority of domain owners to see the full picture. DomainNameWire wrote about a topic today that has pissed me off for awhile and I […]

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Domain violence – Burglar tries to force a domain transfer, shots ring out

July 18th, 2017 Comments off

Interesting article from The Gazette about an incident in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A burglar actually shot a man to get him to transfer a domain name to someone else, the burglar was also shot by the home owner. From the article: “(Hopkins) then forced Deyo to log on to his computer and tried to coerce […]

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Who is the greatest domainer of all time?

July 17th, 2017 Comments off

Last July we asked who was the greatest domainer of all time? Things change from year to year, some people raise their profile, others sail off into the sunset or have a setback in their domaining career. Last year Rick Schwartz ran away with the vote, now every possible person who could have been nominated […]

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