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Do you believe domaining will still be a viable business in 2027 ?

March 22nd, 2017 Comments off

I did a little poll last week about this and wanted to also get a snapshot here on the blog. Plus people have more than 140 characters to explain their position. In that limited sample size of 41 votes, 76% voted yes. Do you believe domaining will still be a viable business in 2027 ? […]

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Popular Topic at ICANN 58 “Two-Character Domain Names in the New gTLD Namespace”

March 20th, 2017 Comments off

Centr.org published their report on ICANN 58 for the most part it was a lot of technical things that our readers might not be highly interested in. The one topic that might be of interest centered around the release of LL domain names that correlate to matching cctlds. Relevance to ccTLDs These discussions are highly […]

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World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Acquires WWE.XYZ From The Registry With 4 More .XYZ Domains

March 18th, 2017 Comments off

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) registered WWE.xyz yesterday along with WorldWrestlingEntertainment.xyz. According to DomainTools.com, it’s the first time those two domain name have been registered. In the case of  WWE.xyz since it was first registered yesterday, that can only mean that the XYZ registry had it on its reserved list but never “registered” the domain since […]

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Grandma Powell arguing that domain is not property

March 16th, 2017 Comments off

In the ongoing dispute for Heidi Powell.com we wrote a post a few weeks ago where John Berryhill discussed domains as property. John has been actively posting on Namepros lately with regards to the battle for HeidiPowell.com. The Grandma vs the Fitness Trainer has been getting a lot of exposure. Joseph Peterson from Slanted.com has […]

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Attorney Who Represented Wi.com in UDRP Offers To File Response For New Owner For Free If Another UDRP is Filed

March 15th, 2017 Comments off

Yesterday we published a post about the domain name Wi.com which is in auction at Namejet.com and was the subject of an unsuccessful UDRP filed in 2015. The attorney who successfully represented the current owner of the Wi.com,   Stevan Lieberman in the 2015 UDRP has just left a comment on TheDomains.com post offering to […]

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Wi.com Has A High Bid Of $500K at NameJet & a UDRP Opinion From 2015 You Should Read

March 14th, 2017 Comments off

The domain name WI.com is currently at auction at Namejet.com. The domain has a high bid of $500,000 with a stated reserve of $500,000-$600,000 and ends on March 15th 2017 A reader sent me a note today that WI.com had a UDRP filed against it in 2015 and wanted to make bidders aware of the […]

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The new gtld discussion moves to Reddit “nTLD extensions are already failing”

March 13th, 2017 Comments off

It looks like the new gtld discussion has moved to Reddit, in the sysadmin subreddit. User netzvolk started things off: For those of you that are not aware, the nTLD’s as opposed to the old good .com and others don’t have any limitations on price increases. This means you can register .networks today for $10 […]

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Is End user demand hitting peak interest ? Rick Schwartz weighs in

March 5th, 2017 Comments off

So Rick Schwartz made the following tweet a couple days ago: It isn’t just gTLD’s that are stalled. ALL extensions are stalling. The demand by END USERS in 2017 is not what it was years ago. #Domains — Rick Schwartz (@DomainKing) March 1, 2017 This sparked a thread on Namepros where some questioned Rick and […]

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Verisign: .Com Domains Back Over 128 Million

February 28th, 2017 Comments off

Verisign the who operates the .com domain name registry is reporting today that the number of domain names in the .Com Domain Name Base is once again over 128 million domain names. Back in September 2016 the number of .Com’s in the Domain Name Base passed 128 million for the first time. However do to […]

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.Pro Lost 30% Of Its Registrations Yesterday; 123,000 Domain Names as Last Years $3 Promotional Rate Domain Start to Expire

February 24th, 2017 Comments off

  Over 120,000 domain names ending in the domain extension .Pro got deleted yesterday according to RegistrarStats.com .Pro which opened itself up in November 2015, lifting the previous restrictions which were in place since it’s inception, saw some nice organic growth up to 175,000 domain names, until February of 2016 when the main domain registrar […]

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