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ConnectingNYC.org releases some statistics on Dot Nyc – 72,103 Domains Sold

March 1st, 2015 Comments off
ConnectingNyc.org posted an article on the status of how things are doing so far with the Dot Nyc extension. The article went on to say there were two ways to measure the success of an extension. The standard way of success using metric and statistical data, and the other was to look at how it […]
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Whoops: Mayor Of New York Fails To Register His Own .NYC Domain: Billdeblasio.NYC

January 29th, 2015 Comments off
This goes right to the you can’t make this stuff up file. Crainsnewyork.com,  published a post today chatting about how the the Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio, who has been touting “the new .nyc domain names as “a unique opportunity” for New Yorkers “to own who they are online,” did not buy […]
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.NYC Releases Numbers On Landrush: 145 Domains Sell For $1K-$9,999: 10 Sell For $10K+

November 19th, 2014 Comments off
New York City released some numbers on the recently concluded Landrush period for the new gTLD .NYC, in which residents and businesses located in New York City were given the opportunity to apply for a domain for any extra fee before general availability started. TheDomains.com published a couple of posts on some unofficial sales here […]
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NYC.com Making Email Expensive

November 18th, 2014 Comments off
Gothamist did a piece about NYC.com offering email addresses and their not cheap. The article looks at all of the recent attention around “NYC” branding. The new .NYC extension is mentioned along with the offering of email addresses from NYC.com. From the article: The email addresses are not free, they come with a monthly rent […]
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More Details Emerge On New York’s Deal On .NYC: But 50K New Yorkers Did Not Register 50K Domains

November 13th, 2014 Comments off
                    According to a post on crainsnewyork.com,  the city of New York is making a “cool $40,000 a week on the Internet”. According to the story, the City of New York collects 40% of all domain registration fees collected by Neustar the operator of the .NYC […]
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.NYC Domain Helps UCONN Basketball Troll Syracuse

November 11th, 2014 Comments off
The Sporting News reported on a .NYC domain being used to troll one of its best collegiate basketball teams by a rival. It appears defending NCAA national champs UCONN have registered the domain name Syracuse.Nyc. Apparently UCONN is using the domain to redirect to a site that promotes UCONN as New York’s College Team. From […]
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Wall Street Journal: The Gold Rush Is On for .NYC Domains; Some May Resell for $100K+

November 7th, 2014 Comments off
The Wall Street Journal just covered .NYC domains name in a story “The Gold Rush Is On for .NYC Domains; Some May Resell for $100,000 +” In the story The Wall Street Journal featured long term domain name investor Steve Kaziyev. “Since the new .NYC domain extension hit the market last month as an alternative […]
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Bloomberg Gives Back His .NYC Domain Name Registrations

November 4th, 2014 Comments off
According to Reuters, the former Mayor of new York City, Michael Bloomberg has “called off the purchase of a slew of website domain names that insult and belittle him and his work” “The move came a day after reports that two law firms working for Bloomberg had purchased about 400 such online domains. The domains […]
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Start Spreading The News: Marijuana.NYC Sells For Over $60,000 In Landrush Domain Auction

October 31st, 2014 Comments off
The second of three rounds of .NYC landrush auctions closed today with the highest (yes pun intended) .NYC sale to date. The domain name Marijuana.NYC sold today for a whopping $60,920 Earlier this week the domain name cannabis.nyc” sold for just $3,600 in the first of three landrush auction rounds. You can read our report […]
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Report: 8 .NYC Sites Are Already In Alexa Top 1 Million

October 31st, 2014 Comments off
The launch of domain names ending with .NYC about a month ago have just 47,000 .NYC domains have been claimed and will become internet websites from and for New York City. Sites are following suit. Eight sites are already in Alexa´s top One million count. Alexa provides traffic data, global rankings and other information on […]