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.Club Sells $64K In Premium Domains In September

October 6th, 2015 Comments off
The .Club Registry announced today on its blog that premium name sales for September, including SnapNames auctions, came to $64,423.82. As you read through the report I don’t think there is any other registry as transparent as .Club and that is just one of the reasons that I love working with them through “”September […]

.XXX, .Porn., .Adult & .Sex Start Selling Premium Domains Through Registrars + 2 Characters

October 6th, 2015 Comments off
ICM Registry (ICM) which operates .xxx as well as the new gTLD’s .porn, .adult and .sex announced today the launch of its tiered-pricing, premium names program for .XXX, .ADULT, .PORN and .SEX.domain names. ICM is joining a growing list of new gTLD registries who are selling the vast majority of its premium domain names through […]

.Sex Matching Program For .XXX Domain Owners is Open

October 6th, 2015 Comments off
ICM Registry, the company that operates .XXX, .PORN, and .ADULT announced today the launch of its .SEX Domain Matching/Sunrise B program. From now until October 30th, if you own a .XXX domain name, or if you are a trademark owner that reserved a name during the .XXX Sunrise B program, you are eligible to participate […]
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Famous Four Sells $2.1 Million In Domain Names: 320 Premiums Through Registrar Channel

October 6th, 2015 Comments off
According to a story out today in Famous Four Media (FFM) is now selling premium domain names in some of their new gTLD extensions through the registrar channel.  Since launching the premium domain program three months ago FFM has sold 320 domains  ranging in 8 pricing levels. “In the month of August, Famous Four […]

The Mega Church; LifeChurch.TV Switches to Life.Church

October 5th, 2015 Comments off
According to a press release out tonight, the megachurch known as has changed its domain name to a new gTLD; Life.Church The church, based in Edmond, made the announcement in a news release today saying the change is in anticipation of the ministry’s 20th anniversary in 2016. “Over the past two decades, the church […]
Categories: External Articles, new gTLDs Tags: Moving Banking Internet Operations To Dollar.Bank

October 5th, 2015 Comments off announced today it was going to be moving its online banking operations to the domain name Dollar.Bank in October: “.BANK is a new, more secure Internet domain for banks. It is an easily identifiable channel for trusted communications between banks and their customers. Since the .BANK environment is exclusive to the banking industry, […]
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New gTLD .Miami Gets Almost 5,000 Registrations After It’s 1st Day Of Availability

October 3rd, 2015 Comments off
The new domain name extension .Miami , which had it’s first day of General Availability yesterday, where it could be registered on a first come, first served basis got almost 5K registration including around 200 in Sunrise. According to, .Miami had 4,959 domain names in the zone after its full day of GA. The […]

Here are Some .NYC Collision Domains That Won’t Be Available To Be Registered Next Week

October 2nd, 2015 Comments off
.NYC updated it’s list of domain names it will be releasing from the collision list next week. The collision domains will be release on 8 October 2015, these domains are being offered on a first come first served basis at normal registration fees with no premium renewal fees. There will be no auctions other than […]
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Uniregistry Takes Over New gTLD .HIV

September 28th, 2015 Comments off
According to, who seems to be involved with the .HIV registry,  the new gTLD string .HIV is being transferred to Uniregistry. “”Today, Uniregistry takes over the lead in this unique journey to use a top-level domain to promote a social good. The dotHIV charity will continue its work for .hiv and focus on community […] Compares Aftermarket For .Guru, .Expert & .Ninja

September 28th, 2015 Comments off issued a report to “compare three pretty equal new gTLDs and see how they do in terms of various key performing indicators, .EXPERT, .GURU, and .NINJA.” “They were delegated around the same time a year and a half ago. About half of all registrations in each zone originate from the United States. All three […]