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Report: All Chinese Premium Domains Registered

November 16th, 2015 Comments off

I have received a report that all Chinese Premium four letter .org domain names have been registered. Chinese Premium domain names are those without a Vowel or the letter “v” According to .Org had a net gain of over 12,000 domain registrations on Sunday which is a strong number for a Sunday but many […]

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.Org Adds 130K Registrations, Tops 10.5 Million: Registrants In China Own 3.2%

October 14th, 2015 Comments off
Public Interest Registry, the not-for-profit operator of the .org, .ngo and .ong domains, today released the results of its bi-annual domain name report “The Dashboard.” The .Org domain name extension, added 130,865 additional registrations over the last 12 months, bringing the total domains under management (DUM) to 10,547,247. Other findings outlined in The Dashboard include: […]

Quick Poll: What Will Be The High Bid On Health.Org

October 12th, 2015 Comments off
Earlier today we posted about a expired domain name auction underway for The auction still has over 9 days to go as of publication. Assuming the domain auction does not get called off because the owner renews the domain name we opened a poll question to ask “What Will High Bid Be For […]

Health.Org Tops $141,000 In Bidding In Expired Domain Auction

October 12th, 2015 Comments off is in an expired domain name auction at and bidding has topped $141,000 with over 9 days to go. According to the stats shown on the GoDaddy auction page, the 22 year old domain is estimated to get almost 7,000 visitors a month. Arguably the domain name is one of the top […]

Company Re-Brands From .Com To .XYZ Purchased For $5,700

October 9th, 2015 Comments off
  A company which re-branded to a .Com in March, from a .Org, has purchased an .XYZ domain name from a domainer and re-branded to an .XYZ domain name. According to its site, “Engage, is a division of INHS, is one of the largest MEDITECH hosting partners in the United States. With 20 years of […]

Happy Birthday .Org Turns 30 Today: Launches to Celebrate

July 10th, 2015 Comments off
Today marks 30 years since the first .org domain name,, was registered. .Org now has over 10.5 million domain names registered making .org  the world’s third-most reg generic top-level domain. Public Interest Registry, The nonprofit operator of .Org,  launched, where users can explore notable .org websites through an interactive timeline and discover how […]
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.Org Wholesale Price To Top $9 At The End of July

July 2nd, 2015 Comments off
I just received a notice from informing me that the wholesale cost of that the Public Interest Registry (PIR), the Registry Operator for the .ORG domain, will be increasing its annual registration price by $0.80 USD. As a result of this, eNom will raise pricing for the .ORG domain name extension by $0.80 USD […]
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.NGO/.ONG Launches Today For Non-Profits: New gTLD’s Done Right: Here is What You Need To Know

May 5th, 2015 Comments off
The Public Interest Registry (PIR) which operates the .Org domain name extension, is launching .NGO and .ONG today into general availability for Non-profit, non governmental organizations. The new gTLD domain name extension go live at 8pm EST tonight to be registered on a first come, first served basis. I had a chance to chat with […]
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Carly Didn’t Fail To Secure; She let it drop

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

.Org Opens Nominations For 7 To Serve On The .Org Advisory Council

May 4th, 2015 Comments off
Public Interest Registry, the nonprofit operator of the .org domain, today opened the call for nominations to identify seven new members to serve on the .org Advisory Council. Today through June 5, 2015, individuals may submit nominations – including self-nominations – detailing the applicant’s experience in leading a noncommercial organization, commitment to promoting the noncommercial […]
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