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Is Carly Fiorina Lying About a Domain Registration? Seems So

May 5th, 2015 Comments off
We published a post earlier today about the domain name CarlyFiorina.org in response to 100+ stories published on how Carly failed to register the domain name CarlyFiorina.org and allowed a hater to get the domain and use it against her. Today in response to all the stories but not ours, Carly told the Wall Street […]
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Campaigns And Cybersquatters Register Domains up to Decades in Advance

May 5th, 2015 Comments off
CNBC published an article an hour ago taking a look at the brisk action in candidate domain names. “They’re the modern-day real estate,” said Amichaim Abramson, an entrepreneur based in Brooklyn, New York, who bought a number of domains for future elections across the political spectrum. He said he hopes to help candidates he supports […]
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Carly Didn’t Fail To Secure CarlyFiorina.org; She let it drop

May 5th, 2015 Comments off
Carly Fiorina didn't "fail to secure" the domain name CarlyFiorina.org, she owned it since at least March 2008 and the domain expired on June 23, 2014 and was released from the registry!

Company That Bought Brand.com For $500K Sells It For $300K & Files Bankruptcy

May 4th, 2015 Comments off
According to technical.ly, after spending $500,000 for the domain name Brand.com, the company formerly known as Reputation Changer filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy last month. Technical.ly says according to the filing, Brand.com sold its domain for $300,000 . The domain name is currently in escrow.com at Igloo.com Technical.ly  also reports that the company sold the domain name […]
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30 More Big Brand Fails: Bang On Trademarked Domains Continue To Drop To Third Parties

May 4th, 2015 Comments off
This is another post in our continuing series of bang on trademarked domain names that drop and the continuing failure of brand holders to catch them on the drop allowing third parties to register them and control them. All of these domains were owned by someone other than the trademark holder then dropped and could […]
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Beyonce; Britney Spears, Blake Shelton; Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez All Register Their .Porn Domain

May 3rd, 2015 Comments off
It looks like Taylor Swift was not by far the only celebrity to register a .Porn new gTLD domain name extension in the recently concluded Sunrise period. Lots of the biggest names in the music business joined Taylor Swift in registering their .porn domain including;  Beyonce, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake, Miley Cyrus, Cher,  […]
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Why Namecoin never took off

May 2nd, 2015 Comments off
Namecoin has been an idea that has got some press in the past but never really totally caught on. The idea of a decentralized DNS system, kind of like domain names working on the same premise as Bitcoin. Coin Telegraph sat down with Michael Dean one of the biggest proponents of Namecoin. In the interview […]

Bitcoin Exchange PSCoin.com ReBrands to LZF.com

May 1st, 2015 Comments off
According to CryptoCoinsNews.com (CCN), Bitcoin exchange PSCoin.com is re-branding to LZF.com. “The Co-founder of PS Coin Daniel Pusateri told CCN that LZF.com stands for Laissez Faire, which means the free market, a market without government interference. At present, LZF.com redirects users to pscoin.com. The replacement will become complete within the coming weeks.” “Pusateri said his […]

Will Microsoft Buy Edge.com and Will They File A UDRP on MicrosoftEdge.com ?

April 30th, 2015 Comments off
Microsoft has a new browser that they are calling Microsoft Edge, Mike was talking with me and wondered aloud if they would go after Edge.com ? Three years ago there was an existing business on Chrome.com and Google decided to make them an offer and purchased the domain. Mike wrote about that here. Now Edge.com […]

ICM Just Made $1.2 Million On Sunrise Registrations For A $370K Investment

April 30th, 2015 Comments off
The ICM registry,  which is the operator of .XXX, announced a short time ago that their two new extensions .porn and .adult each got around 4,000 registrations in the Sunrise Period which was opened to trademark holders. The wholesale cost for each sunrise registration was just $62,  which is quite a bargain considering that the […]
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