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      • ICANN GDD Summit & Related Events Choose Paris for 2020 Event

        ICANN GDD Summit & Related Events Choose Paris for 2020 Event

        Paris, France will be the venue for a week of domain related events next May. ICANN has chosen Paris as the venue for the ICANN GDD Industry Summit and The DNS Symposium next May. Both the Registrations Operations Workshop and DNS OARC will also be h…
        - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 19, 7:12pm -
      • Axel Pawlik Steps Down as MD of RIPE NCC

        Axel Pawlik Steps Down as MD of RIPE NCC

        Axel Pawlik has been Managing Director of RIPE NCC for 20 years. Over that period of time the organisation and the internet has changed dramatically. As MD of an organisation primarily concerned with IP addresses and networks he’s overseen the tran…
        - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 19, 9:46am -
      • A Fun Domain Choice

        A Fun Domain Choice

        Choosing a domain name for your business is important. Some companies end up with pretty awful domain names and end up switching to “better” ones after they’ve been in business for a while. One startup from Sweden (?) is offering an AI based se…
        - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 19, 11:54am -
      • DNS OARC Opens Call for Presentations

        DNS OARC Opens Call for Presentations

        DNS OARC will be holding their 32nd workshop in February 2020 in San Francisco. They’ve issued a call for presentations on topics related to DNS. Presentations can be allocated either a 15 minute or 30 minute slot. Submissions need to be made by 7…
        - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 19, 8:55am -
      • ICANN 66 Montréal Schedule Now Live

        ICANN 66 Montréal Schedule Now Live

        The upcoming public ICANN meeting will be held in Montréal, Canada from November 2nd to November 7th. ICANN 66 is also the organisation’s AGM, so there will be the rotation of various positions on boards, councils and other committees. The full…
        - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 19, 8:31am -
      • IRISSCERT 2019 Cybercrime Conference Tickets Available

        IRISSCERT 2019 Cybercrime Conference Tickets Available

        IRISSCERT, which is Ireland’s first CSIRT (Computer Security Incident Response Team) will be holding its annual cybercrime conference in November. The event will be held on November 20th in the Ballsbridge Hotel. Speakers confirmed for the event in…
        - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 19, 12:19pm -
      • Australia’s ccTLD Needs a CEO

        Australia’s ccTLD Needs a CEO

        Australia’s ccTLD is managed by auDA. They are currently trying to hire a new CEO. The role will involve a mixture of skills and they expect candidates to be able to cover both business and more technical aspects of a domain name registry: Demonstr…
        - 11 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 12:41pm -
      • Nominet Opens Consultation on Policy Changes

        Nominet Opens Consultation on Policy Changes

        Nominet, the .uk domain name registry, has opened a public consultation period on a number of potential policy changes. There are three specific policy proposals that they are soliciting feedback on: Reducing the use of .UK domain names for phishing…
        - 12 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 9:50am -
      • Radix Buys Uno

        Radix Buys Uno

        Radix registry has acquired the .uno TLD. Since its initial launch .uno has been using Neustar’s backend, while Radix uses Centralnic. While a backend switch hasn’t been announced yet it would be logical for Radix to keep all its domain extension…
        - 14 days ago, 7 Oct 19, 3:30pm -
      • Cloudfest 2020 Registration Open

        Cloudfest 2020 Registration Open

        Registration for Cloudfest 2020 opened a few days ago. The event is being held March 14 – 19 in Europa Park, Germany, though the core days will be 17th, 18th and 19th for most attendees. Here’s the recap video from the 2019 event: Registration, w…
        - 14 days ago, 7 Oct 19, 1:50pm -

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        • Rick Schwartz whips #Twitter comment spammer in 5 minutes!

          Rick Schwartz whips #Twitter comment spammer in 5 minutes!

           DomainGang.com: Rick Schwartz is posting his daily tidbits of wisdom on Twitter, and many want to ride on his coat-tails. The Domain King, who will be rolling out Rick.TV for his video musings, slapped up a Twitter comment spammer, who advertised…
          - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 19, 8:22am -
        • #Alvalu Designs : Business #domain held hostage by #WordPress #developer

          #Alvalu Designs : Business #domain held hostage by #WordPress #developer

           DomainGang.com: Alvalu Designs is a family-owned business in California that creates custom stickers, decals, banners, shirts and more. Their domain name, AlvaluDesigns.com, appears functional, but according to a video shared on YouTube by its own…
          - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 19, 8:03am -
        • 163 Domain Discoveries for October 20th

          163 Domain Discoveries for October 20th

           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, 20 Oct 19, 6:15am -
        • $159k in Sales on October 19th – SmartPillow.com sold for $6,694 – Daily Market Report

          $159k in Sales on October 19th – SmartPillow.com sold for $6,694 – Daily Market Report

           NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was SmartPillow.com which sold for $6,694 at DropCatch. NameBio recorded 255 sales $100+ for a total of $121,529 with an average sale price of $477. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 3% in th…
          - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 19, 5:15am -
        • BPS.com closes at $51,000 in late night auction on GoDaddy

          BPS.com closes at $51,000 in late night auction on GoDaddy

           The Domains: A couple of days ago I mentioned there were 3 public auctions closing at 2am Eastern time on Sunday. These were three letter .coms, ZTD.com, UDA.com and BPS.com. Only one met reserve and that was BPS.com. ztd.com $9,588 not met uda.co…
          - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 19, 4:41am -

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