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      • RIPE NCC Board Elections

        RIPE NCC Board Elections

        RIPE NCC’s board elections will be held during the next RIPE meeting, which is scheduled for May. There will be two positions on the NCC’s board up for grabs this time round. You can read more about the roles here. Here’s the timeline for the e…
        - 3 days ago, 14 Feb 19, 12:15pm -
      • Domain Pulse 2019 Next Week

        Domain Pulse 2019 Next Week

        Next week Domain Pulse will be held in Bern, Switzerland next week. The event, which is run by the .ch, .at and .de domain name registries, is being hosted this year by Switch, the .ch (Swiss) domain registry. As usual the event runs over two days, w…
        - 4 days ago, 13 Feb 19, 12:23pm -
      • Africa DNS Forum to be Held in Gaborone

        Africa DNS Forum to be Held in Gaborone

        The 7th Africa Domain Name System Forum (AFDNS) will be held in Gaborone Botswana from 22nd to 24th July 2019. The event will be hosted by the Botswana Communication and Regulatory Authority (BOCRA). According to the official announcement: The Africa…
        - 9 days ago, 8 Feb 19, 1:18pm -
      • CENTR Publishes Paper on Online Content

        CENTR Publishes Paper on Online Content

        CENTR, which is an association representing mostly European based country code domain name registries, has published a paper on online content, specifically matters related to alleged “illegal” content. The paper, entitled “Domain Name Registri…
        - 15 days ago, 2 Feb 19, 8:13pm -
      • IE Domain Volumes Soar 30% in 2018

        IE Domain Volumes Soar 30% in 2018

        2018 was a good year for .ie domain registrations. According to the latest report from the IEDR IE domain volumes were up nearly 30% during 2018. Here are a few key takeaways from the latest report: 51,040 new .ie domains registered in 2018, up +29%…
        - 22 days ago, 26 Jan 19, 7:54pm -
      • EURid Updates Post-Brexit

        EURid Updates Post-Brexit

        Brexit will impact many things. One that has not been getting much attention however is domain names and more specifically .eu domains. Under the current regulations you need to be a resident of the European Union to register a .eu domain name. As I…
        - 24 days ago, 24 Jan 19, 9:25pm -
      • Coming Soon IEDR Policy Board Elections

        Coming Soon IEDR Policy Board Elections

        The .ie ccTLD has had a formal policy development process for the past few years. There’s now a fairly clear process that can be followed to either modify existing policy or to introduce new ones. You can read more about the policy development proc…
        - 25 days ago, 23 Jan 19, 3:06pm -
      • ICANN Nominating Committee Applications Open

        ICANN Nominating Committee Applications Open

        Feel like taking an active role within one of the various committees and boards of ICANN? If so one of the paths to access is via the nominating committee (or NomCom). The application window has now opened and will remain open until 18th March. This…
        - 30 days ago, 18 Jan 19, 11:50am -
      • Ireland’s IXP Hiring CEO

        Ireland’s IXP Hiring CEO

        INEX, which is Ireland’s internet exchange, is hiring. They currently have an opening for CEO, which could be either a full-time or part-time role. Sadly the vacancy arises due to the death last year of the organisation’s first CEO Barry Rhodes.…
        - 31 days ago, 17 Jan 19, 10:21am -
      • Internet Society Hiring Policy Adviser for Brussels

        Internet Society Hiring Policy Adviser for Brussels

        The Internet Society is advertising a job opening on their policy team. The position, which would be based in Brussels, is as a “Policy Adviser”. Applicants will need to be qualified and experienced with candidates need to tick all the boxes on t…
        - 44 days ago, 4 Jan 19, 6:30am -

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        • BreakingCan You Afford to Fight RDNH Attempts?

          Can You Afford to Fight RDNH Attempts?

           Domaining Tips: It’s not just possible but actually *probable* that at one point or another, you’ll have to defend yourself against a company that, instead of just buying the asset it wants from the existing owner, decides to bully him/her out…
          - 11 hours ago, 16 Feb 19, 11:28pm -
        • BreakingSaturday Musings - Cubs, Scouts and Life

          Saturday Musings - Cubs, Scouts and Life

           Michael Gilmour: When I was a young strapping lad, (I sound so old!) I attended cubs and loved it. As well as learning about bush craft and how to be a better person I had the motto of “Be Preparedâ€� drummed into my head. Some people…
          - 11 hours ago, 16 Feb 19, 11:14pm -
        • The Best Domain Sales Pitch

          The Best Domain Sales Pitch

          - 15 hours ago, 16 Feb 19, 8:06pm -
        • Recent Domain Sales That Have Been Developed (pics): ZoomDigital.com, Cloud.Team & more

          Recent Domain Sales That Have Been Developed (pics): ZoomDigital.com, Cloud.Team & more

           DSAD.com: The screenshots below are examples of buyers of domains from the past few months that have either developed their sites, or purchased an upgrade domain and have redirected their acquisition to an existing website.ZoomDigital.com sold…
          - 21 hours ago, 16 Feb 19, 1:31pm -
        • .Space more popular than .Blog and .Cloud

          .Space more popular than .Blog and .Cloud

           DomainMagazine.com: sauna.space gets recorded as the second highest .space domain
          - 22 hours ago, 16 Feb 19, 12:22pm -
        • Remembering .SKI from NamesCon 2016

          Remembering .SKI from NamesCon 2016

           DomainMagazine.com: Just mere 2 years ago, jet.ski was sold for $12000 at NamesCon 2016. Moving forward that, not a single domain was auctioned or registered. Is .SKI dead?
          - 23 hours ago, 16 Feb 19, 11:51am -
        • Karma.com : Baseless #UDRP ends in Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking finding

          Karma.com : Baseless #UDRP ends in Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking finding

           DomainGang.com: Karma.com and its owner, Mr. David Malaxos, were vindicated; the UDRP against the 1994 registration ended with a Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding. The Respondent registered the domain in 1994, and the claims made by the Compla…
          - 1 day ago, 16 Feb 19, 10:24am -
        • Bad Karma: Reverse domain name hijacking in Karma.com case

          Bad Karma: Reverse domain name hijacking in Karma.com case

           Domain Name Wire: An ironic finding in Karma.com UDRP. Karma is….a company being found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking for the domain Karma.com while being represented by a lawyer who is also a UDRP panelist. Karma International, LLC fil…
          - 1 day ago, 16 Feb 19, 8:10am -
        • AUCTION RECAP OF FEBRUARY 15, 2019

          AUCTION RECAP OF FEBRUARY 15, 2019

           DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on February 15, 2019.If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rathe…
          - 1 day ago, 16 Feb 19, 7:48am -
        • 117 Domain Discoveries for February 16th

          117 Domain Discoveries for February 16th

           NameBio.com: Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy…
          - 1 day ago, 16 Feb 19, 5:55am -
        • $130k in Sales on February 15th – Bewertung.ch sold for $5,646 – Daily Market Report

          $130k in Sales on February 15th – Bewertung.ch sold for $5,646 – Daily Market Report

           NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was Bewertung.ch (German for rating) which sold for $5,646 at Sedo. NameBio recorded 210 sales $100+ for a total of $108,569 with an average sale price of $517. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease…
          - 1 day ago, 16 Feb 19, 4:55am -
        • Daily Domain Picks 2-16-19

          Daily Domain Picks 2-16-19

           TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 2-16-19 Bewertung.ch was the top sale on Friday at $5,646. BrandGo.com was second at $3,755. I think it’s a solid name and certainly a great name for a branding or naming firm. Top sales/closes from yesterday…
          - 1 day ago, 16 Feb 19, 2:59am -
        • IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Saturday, February 16th

          IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Saturday, February 16th

           DSAD.com: I started writing this in the comment section of Shane’s post from yesterday about customer service, thought I’d post it here instead so I don’t have to think up something else to write. Work Smarter not harder, or…
          - 1 day ago, 16 Feb 19, 1:26am -
        • LoveAgency.com sold for $2,863

          LoveAgency.com sold for $2,863

           Domaining Tips: Today: Why .tv and .io domains are expensive / Buying Brandable names – Total Budget: $1,000.00 / Register your new .LINK domain names for $6.25! / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community…
          - 2 days ago, 15 Feb 19, 7:33pm -
        • Domain Trends and Insights from GoDaddy’s Domain Aftermarket (video)

          Domain Trends and Insights from GoDaddy’s Domain Aftermarket (video)

           OnlineDomain.com: You can now watch the Domain Investing Keynote from Namescon 2019 with Paul Nicks V.P. of the Domain Aftermarket at GoDaddy. The keynote from the Las Vegas domain name conference is titled: “Domain Trends and Insights from GoDa…
          - 2 days ago, 15 Feb 19, 4:29pm -
        • Dialoga Servicios Interactivos, S.A. tries reverse domain name hijacking

          Dialoga Servicios Interactivos, S.A. tries reverse domain name hijacking

           Domain Name Wire: Company mistakenly included internal communications about bad faith in its submission. Dialoga Servicios Interactivos, S.A. of Spain has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name Dialoga.com…
          - 2 days ago, 15 Feb 19, 11:27am -
        • BrandBucket January sales data

          BrandBucket January sales data

           TLDInvestors.com: BrandBucket sent out their February newsletter today and average sale amount for January was $2,885, (sales above $10,000 removed). December’s average sale amount was $2,938. Two word .coms took a much larger percentage of keyw…
          - 2 days ago, 15 Feb 19, 11:25am -
        • Using Estibot to generate lists of potential buyers for your domain names

          Using Estibot to generate lists of potential buyers for your domain names

           MorganLinton.com: Sometimes I think that Estibot should have picked a different name. It’s not that I don’t like the name Estibot, it’s more that most of what I use it for myself is all the tools they have under-the-hood that actually have n…
          - 2 days ago, 15 Feb 19, 10:39am -
        • AUCTION RECAP OF FEBRUARY 14, 2019

          AUCTION RECAP OF FEBRUARY 14, 2019

           DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on February 14, 2019.If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rathe…
          - 2 days ago, 15 Feb 19, 9:46am -
        • Will JP Morgan’s Launch of Cryptocurrency Further Squeeze Domain Name Sales?

          Will JP Morgan’s Launch of Cryptocurrency Further Squeeze Domain Name Sales?

           StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK, NY – It’s been a very interesting few years recently hasn’t it? As if there weren’t enough reasons for your typical domain name investor to diversify his online bets, here comes another b…
          - 2 days ago, 15 Feb 19, 9:26am -

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