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      • EURid Web Awards to Launch Next Week

        EURid Web Awards to Launch Next Week

        The EURid .eu Web Awards will take place again this year. 2018 will be the 5th year that the awards are being held. As in previous years the awards are open to registrants of .eu domain names that have developed products and services on a .eu website…
        - 8 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 10:50am -
      • Nominet GDPR Consultation Closes Tomorrow

        Nominet GDPR Consultation Closes Tomorrow

        Nominet, the registry for .uk, is conducting a consultation on how it will handle whois data once GDPR comes into force. It’s worth noted that the consultation is only related to the *.uk namespace and is not about any of the gTLD registries on the…
        - 17 days ago, 3 Apr 18, 12:53pm -
      • ICANN DNS Symposium Heads to Montreal and Call for Proposals Open

        ICANN DNS Symposium Heads to Montreal and Call for Proposals Open

        ICANN is holding the DNS Symposium this year in Montreal, Canada. The event will be held at Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth on July 13th. Last year the event was colocated with the ICANN GDD Summit in Madrid, whereas this year it’s a standalone one da…
        - 18 days ago, 2 Apr 18, 3:58pm -
      • European Commission Wants to Kill Off Thousands of EU Domains due to Brexit

        European Commission Wants to Kill Off Thousands of EU Domains due to Brexit

        After the Brexit vote I posited that there could be an impact on EU registrants based in the UK. Over the past year the UK government has been engaged in negotiations with the EU to navigate the application of Article 50 and the UK’s exit from the…
        - 22 days ago, 29 Mar 18, 11:11am -
      • ICANN Writes to ALL European Union Privacy Authorities

        ICANN Writes to ALL European Union Privacy Authorities

        In what could be viewed as an unprecedented move, ICANN has written to each and every data protection authority in the European Union. Why? ICANN feels that there is uncertainty about how the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) should impact re…
        - 22 days ago, 29 Mar 18, 9:13am -
      • Baltic Domain Days to be Held in Riga, Latvia

        Baltic Domain Days to be Held in Riga, Latvia

        The Latvian city of Riga will play host to the first edition of “Baltic Domain Days” next month. The event will run over two days and is being organised in association with the .lv ccTLD registry, ICANN and the .ee and .lt domain registries. Regi…
        - 23 days ago, 28 Mar 18, 10:59am -
      • Middle East DNS Forum 2018 Moves to Turkey

        Middle East DNS Forum 2018 Moves to Turkey

        The Middle East DNS Forum will be held again this year. However this time the event is moving to Ankara, Turkey. When? April 25 – 26 2018 Details on the venue and programme have not been made public yet.  Middle East DNS Forum 2018 Moves to Turke…
        - 29 days ago, 22 Mar 18, 2:30pm -
      • IE ccTLD Removes “Claimsâ€� Policy and Liberalises

        IE ccTLD Removes “Claims� Policy and Liberalises

        The .ie ccTLD has changed its registration policies effective yesterday March 21st 2018. From yesterday registrants will only need to provide a “connection” to Ireland and, depending on whether they’re a business or an individual, proof of iden…
        - 29 days ago, 22 Mar 18, 11:34am -
      • Donuts Acquires Legacy .Travel Domain Registry

        Donuts Acquires Legacy .Travel Domain Registry

        Andrew and Kevin both covered the acquisition of the .travel TLD by Donuts, which was announced earlier today. What will Donuts do with it? I suspect they’ll try to make it as easy to register a .travel domain name as possible, though they might li…
        - 65 days ago, 14 Feb 18, 9:02pm -
      • IE ccTLD Announces Liberalisation Date

        IE ccTLD Announces Liberalisation Date

        The .ie ccTLD, which is the country code domain name for Ireland has long had very restrictive policies governing registration. Even if you were Irish or had a business based in Ireland registering a domain name in the local country code extension wa…
        - 66 days ago, 13 Feb 18, 10:00pm -

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        • BreakingDaily Domain Picks 4-20-18

          Daily Domain Picks 4-20-18

           TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 4-20-18 Top sales/closes from yesterday: SysAdmin.com sold for $55,000 on Sedo. Great sale price. sysadmin.com 55,000 USD 2018-04-19 Sedo 68836.com 8,599 USD 2018-04-19 NameJet abee.com 5,133 USD 2018-04-19 Nam…
          - 7 hours ago, 20 Apr 18, 3:39am -
        • BreakingTrav’s List of Domains at Auction for Friday, April 20, 2018

          Trav’s List of Domains at Auction for Friday, April 20, 2018

           DSAD.com: I’ve found that waiting for sales on a large part of my portfolio is uninspiring unless they roll in multiple times per day like they do for Josh.  I decided to move some of my inventory through various auction houses just to have…
          - 7 hours ago, 20 Apr 18, 3:23am -
        • BreakingDoes GoDaddy have too much power?

          Does GoDaddy have too much power?

           The Domains: It seems more and more domain owners are rebelling against the GoDaddy monopoly. Huge Domains also appears to be in the crosshairs of more angry domainers. Over the last week three threads on Namepros have popped up that deal with dif…
          - 12 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 11:06pm -
        • Seven with #Sedo : GreatDomains and the April 2018 #domain auction

          Seven with #Sedo : GreatDomains and the April 2018 #domain auction

           DomainGang.com: Sponsor: Sedo* GreatDomains is a 7-day long auction by Sedo, from April 19 – 26, 2018, featuring a carefully selected portfolio of domain names. For April’s auction, we are presented with 47 domains; sometimes, more domains are…
          - 15 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 8:14pm -
        • Developing Domains vs. Selling Domains

          Developing Domains vs. Selling Domains

           Domaining Tips: Today: Domain addiction is a disease / The Best Place To Point Your Domains / India auto market just beat out Germany to become the 4th largest, what about auto domains? / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye i…
          - 16 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 6:18pm -
        • 28 Keys To Making 7-Figues In Your 20s and 30s... and... Naming Without Negatives

          28 Keys To Making 7-Figues In Your 20s and 30s... and... Naming Without Negatives

           The Frager factor: Today: Naming, Steve Jobs, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Mining, Assholes, Making MoneyDoes your company culture need a vitamin or an aspirin?When it comes to employee retention, company culture is crucial. David Nast of…
          - 23 hours ago, 19 Apr 18, 11:56am -
        • Third time’s a charm : Telepathy, Inc. acquires #Racoon .com #domain

          Third time’s a charm : Telepathy, Inc. acquires #Racoon .com #domain

           DomainGang.com: The domain Racoon.com has now been sold three times in recent weeks. After it was acquired by Media Options from its original owner for an undisclosed amount, the domain was sold to domain broker, James Booth. The BQDN founder did…
          - 1 day ago, 19 Apr 18, 10:37am -
        • AUCTION RECAP OF APRIL 18, 2018

          AUCTION RECAP OF APRIL 18, 2018

           DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on April 18, 2018.If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather t…
          - 1 day ago, 19 Apr 18, 9:43am -
        • How do you protect your brand in 2018? It all starts with monitoring

          How do you protect your brand in 2018? It all starts with monitoring

           MorganLinton.com: People talk a lot about the concept of “brand protection” and it’s something that is relevant to startups and Fortune 500 companies alike. Most people check the box and decide their brand is protected because they own the .…
          - 1 day ago, 19 Apr 18, 9:41am -
        • #Novacap : 30 year old company forgot to renew #domain

          #Novacap : 30 year old company forgot to renew #domain

           DomainGang.com: Knowles Cazenovia, Inc., is a ceramic capacitor manufacturer of more than 30 years, under the Novacap brand. They registered a trademark for NOVACAP in 2008, and held the .com until late 2017, when they somehow forgot to renew it.…
          - 1 day ago, 19 Apr 18, 7:49am -
        • Daily Poll: Are You a Domain Flipper?

          Daily Poll: Are You a Domain Flipper?

           DomainInvesting.com: I got my start by flipping domain names. It started by registering names and quickly reselling them for a small profit. This helped me grow my business and I moved into higher value domain names. I continued to flip domain nam…
          - 1 day ago, 19 Apr 18, 7:35am -
        • .App domains are off to a strong start with brands

          .App domains are off to a strong start with brands

           Domain Name Wire: Over 2,000 .app domains have been registered during sunrise. If sunrise is any indication, Google’s .app domain name is going to shoot out of the gates. Sunrise began March 29 and there are already 2,225 names in the zone file.…
          - 1 day ago, 19 Apr 18, 7:08am -
        • 159 Domain Discoveries for April 19th

          159 Domain Discoveries for April 19th

           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, 19 Apr 18, 6:15am -
        • F.org Sold by NameFind

          F.org Sold by NameFind

           DomainInvesting.com: It looks like the F.org domain name has been sold by NameFind, the domain portfolio company owned by GoDaddy. I noticed the domain name changed registrants in my daily email from DomainTools. The new registrant of F.org is a c…
          - 1 day ago, 19 Apr 18, 6:12am -
        • TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 4/19/2018

          TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 4/19/2018

           TNTNames.com: Here is TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 4/19/2018. The Auction items are all Hand Picked NamePro’s Auction Lists! I will not be back-ordering or bidding on any of these domains myself. There are s…
          - 1 day ago, 19 Apr 18, 5:59am -

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