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      • 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…
        - 5 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…
        - 6 days ago, 13 Feb 18, 10:00pm -
      • ICANN to Hold Registrar Event in Munich Next Week

        ICANN to Hold Registrar Event in Munich Next Week

        ICANN will be holding an event for registrars in Munich next week. The event, which will take place in the same venue as Domain Pulse, is aimed at new registrars or prospective registrars. The programme which was developed in conjunction with existin…
        - 6 days ago, 13 Feb 18, 7:18pm -
      • ICANN Budget out for Comment

        ICANN Budget out for Comment

        As happens every year ICANN has put their budget and plans out for public comment. The organisation’s overall budget has grown significantly over the last 10 years, as has the organisations staff headcount, number of offices and other aspects of it…
        - 15 days ago, 4 Feb 18, 1:27am -
      • ICANN Maps Whois Models For GDPR

        ICANN Maps Whois Models For GDPR

        Earlier today ICANN held a webinar to provide an update on their data privacy activities in relation to whois and GDPR. Rather than simply talking about the various “models” they produced both a visual mapping as well as a matrix. While some atte…
        - 17 days ago, 2 Feb 18, 6:29pm -
      • Sky Actively Using Their Brand TLD and a Cloud Domain in Consumer Emails

        Sky Actively Using Their Brand TLD and a Cloud Domain in Consumer Emails

        Sky were one of the big brands that applied for and got their “dotbrand” domain extension from ICANN. While they may have been increasing the usage of the domain name in their customer communications recently I haven’t seen most of it, as I “…
        - 25 days ago, 25 Jan 18, 1:40pm -
      • IE Domain Name Rules Changing Soon

        IE Domain Name Rules Changing Soon

        Last year the .ie ccTLD opened a consultation process around “liberalisation”. As anyone who has tried to register a .ie domain name would know, compared to registering a .com or .eu the amount of paperwork and general bureaucracy associated with…
        - 32 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 7:39pm -
      • CloudFest to Have Robot Keynote (Literally!)

        CloudFest to Have Robot Keynote (Literally!)

        Cloudfest (Aka WHD Global) will be held in March this year in Rust, Germany. As usual the event will be the biggest of its kind in Europe. The organisers behind the event like to bring quirky speakers and performers to their events and this year is n…
        - 32 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 7:23pm -
      • PIR Board Seats up for Grabs

        PIR Board Seats up for Grabs

        PIR, which runs the .org domain name registry, is currently seeking applicants for positions on their board of directors. There are three positions available, one which starts immediately and two whose terms runs from the middle of 2018. Board positi…
        - 36 days ago, 14 Jan 18, 12:07pm -
      • RegistrarStats Going Dark

        RegistrarStats Going Dark

        RegistrarStats has been around for years. It was one of the better sources of information about domain registry market share, trends and, of course, statistics on registrars. It was. It hasn’t been for quite some time. When the site was first made…
        - 47 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 8:09pm -

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        • Breaking148 Domain Discoveries for February 19th

          148 Domain Discoveries for February 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…
          - 9 hours ago, 19 Feb 18, 2:54am -
        • BreakingDomain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday February 19th, 2018

          Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday February 19th, 2018

           DSAD.com:  The old too good to be true thing works in almost every situation.  When you find a name that is listed at BIN but missing a zero, especially by a big company, almost everyone would jump on it.   Even when you know its too good…
          - 9 hours ago, 19 Feb 18, 2:46am -
        • BreakingPoll: What you registering today TLDs / CCTLDs or GTLDs

          Poll: What you registering today TLDs / CCTLDs or GTLDs

           RegisterADot.com: I wanted to create a quick poll to get an understanding of what domainers are registering today, after reading so many threads on Namepros recently from many new domain investors who believe that Domaining is Dead it would be int…
          - 9 hours ago, 19 Feb 18, 2:22am -
        • Donuts’ .Dating Registry to Benefit from Niche Dating Site Using Trump Politics

          Donuts’ .Dating Registry to Benefit from Niche Dating Site Using Trump Politics

           StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK, NY – A niche dating website business is out there promoting the .dating URL (https://trump.dating) while suggesting trump supporters make ideal candidates for long lasting relationships. The site belongs to a grou…
          - 15 hours ago, 18 Feb 18, 8:15pm -
        • Domain Asset Taxes And How To File

          Domain Asset Taxes And How To File

           TNTNames.com: Today: The ethics of scraping data to develop domain names with / .CC – As A Cryptocurrency Extension / Helping fellow domain investors / And more! Here are the new domain discussions and domain news. Outbound domain sales – emai…
          - 16 hours ago, 18 Feb 18, 7:24pm -
        • Looking back on past domain sales that are now active sites

          Looking back on past domain sales that are now active sites

           MorganLinton.com: I’ve always found it interesting to take a look at what happens to a domain name after you sell it. In some cases I’ve found domains that I’ve sold lay dormant for years after the sale, in other cases I’ve seen a site go…
          - 16 hours ago, 18 Feb 18, 7:16pm -
        • 30 Quick – Reg Fee Opps – Exclusive Research Project Turned These Up…

          30 Quick – Reg Fee Opps – Exclusive Research Project Turned These Up…

           DropGRABS.com: Today’s Treat List of 30+ Exclusive Research Project Results Sharing with Just My Regular Viewers for a Sunday Treat Reg Fee Opps Enjoy the List ———————— 212;———————— ————– — NOTE — Ev…
          - 19 hours ago, 18 Feb 18, 4:08pm -
        • Update on Top 10 Sales from a Year Ago: Convenience.org, Automation.ai, More

          Update on Top 10 Sales from a Year Ago: Convenience.org, Automation.ai, More

           DSAD.com: Listed below are updates on the top ten domain sales from a year ago, as ranked by DN Journal. 1. Convenience.org sold for $55,000The nonprofit National Association of Convenience Stores picked up this domain, and they moved everythin…
          - 22 hours ago, 18 Feb 18, 1:47pm -
        • Remove Other TLDs from Equation and NamesCon 2018 Still Reflects ‘Great’ Year

          Remove Other TLDs from Equation and NamesCon 2018 Still Reflects ‘Great’ Year

           StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK, NY – This morning I wanted to look at the live auction results for NamesCon over the last three years, what’s on record at NameBio, which is here. That list showed that not only was there a slight rebound in tot…
          - 1 day ago, 18 Feb 18, 10:31am -
        • Newly Unrestricted .boats Domains Now Available

          Newly Unrestricted .boats Domains Now Available

           TNTNames.com: Dominion Domains launches one of its most popular and newly unrestricted top-level domains to registrars across the web .Boats domain names are now available for purchase at discounted prices. Visit us at dominion.domains/boats for m…
          - 1 day ago, 18 Feb 18, 10:25am -
        • AUCTION RECAP OF FEBRUARY 17, 2018

          AUCTION RECAP OF FEBRUARY 17, 2018

           DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on February 17, 2018.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, 18 Feb 18, 9:39am -
        • Last Three Years of NamesCon Live Auction Shows Slight Rebound in Average Prices

          Last Three Years of NamesCon Live Auction Shows Slight Rebound in Average Prices

           StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK, NY – Looking at the last three years of NamesCon live auction sales totals shows a slight bump in domain prices from last year. Even without 2018’s leading sale, Great.com, which sold for $900,000.00, the number…
          - 1 day ago, 18 Feb 18, 7:00am -
        • $84k in Sales on February 17th – AlphaLogic.com sold for $4,656 – Daily Market Report

          $84k in Sales on February 17th – AlphaLogic.com sold for $4,656 – Daily Market Report

           NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was AlphaLogic.com which sold for $4,656 at NameJet. NameBio recorded 197 sales for a total of $84,016 with an average sale price of $426. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 11% in the number…
          - 1 day ago, 18 Feb 18, 5:45am -
        • Daily Domain Picks 2-18-18

          Daily Domain Picks 2-18-18

           TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 2-18-18   Go Daddy Auction Picks 2-18-18 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com Duz.com public auction currently around $11,500. Reserve not met. Pluk.com looks to be the best 4L.com on the list, a lot of action so f…
          - 1 day ago, 18 Feb 18, 5:40am -
        • 156 Domain Discoveries for February 18th

          156 Domain Discoveries for February 18th

           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, 18 Feb 18, 2:54am -

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