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      • One.com Acquires GratisDNS / Larsen Data

        One.com Acquires GratisDNS / Larsen Data

        It looks like the merger and acquisition activity in the hosting and domain market isn’t slowing down. Multiple European and international hosting and domain name groups have been quietly, and not so quietly, expanding via acquisitions in the last…
        - 19 hours ago, 10 Jul 20, 11:31am -
      • IE Domain Registration Volumes Up Dramatically

        IE Domain Registration Volumes Up Dramatically

        While the economy might be suffering many of the domain name registries have been reporting their statistics for the second quarter of 2020 and most have seen increases in registrations. The move to online, as has been noted just about everywhere, ha…
        - 2 days ago, 9 Jul 20, 12:11pm -
      • Me Domains to Hike up Prices 10%

        Me Domains to Hike up Prices 10%

        The .me domain registry will be hiking up their wholesale prices in 2021. From February 2021 .me domain names will increase in price by 10% with the wholesale price increasing from €10 to €11 per domain year for creates, renews and transf…
        - 3 days ago, 8 Jul 20, 8:37am -
      • RIPE Appoints New Chair and Vice Chair

        RIPE Appoints New Chair and Vice Chair

        RIPE has announced the appointment of both a new Chair and a Vice Chair. It’s the first time that the selection of Chair has been carried out by the RIPE Community, as explained by RIPE in today’s announcement: This is the first time that the RIP…
        - 9 days ago, 2 Jul 20, 12:37pm -
      • Africa DNS Forum Goes Virtual

        Africa DNS Forum Goes Virtual

        In common with most events this year’s Africa DNS Forum will not be taking place “face to face”. They’ve decided instead to adopt a virtual format. This year’s event will be centred around the theme “DNS as a Catalyst for Social and Econo…
        - 12 days ago, 29 Jun 20, 8:14am -
      • PIR Launches ORG Impact Awards

        PIR Launches ORG Impact Awards

        PIR, the .org domain name registry, has launched the 2020 ORG Impact Awards. The awards are open to organisations and individuals worldwide (with a couple of exceptions due to US government sanctions) and covers activities between June 1st 2019 and J…
        - 14 days ago, 27 Jun 20, 2:43pm -
      • All US Government Websites to Start Using HTTPS

        All US Government Websites to Start Using HTTPS

        From September 1st this year all US government websites that use the .gov top level domain name will be obliged to use SSL and be available over HTTPS only. Eventually they plan to add the .gov zone to the HSTS which would make it technically obligat…
        - 15 days ago, 26 Jun 20, 8:45am -
      • Olivier Crépin-Leblond Awarded by ICANN

        Olivier Crépin-Leblond Awarded by ICANN

        The ICANN meeting taking place this week is “virtual” so several of the more formal ceremonies which would normally be part of the event are not taking place, or at least not in their normal format. While if the meeting was being held face to fac…
        - 18 days ago, 23 Jun 20, 12:11pm -
      • IGF 2020 Goes Virtual

        IGF 2020 Goes Virtual

        Yet another event has fallen victim to the COVID-19 pandemic. The upcoming IGF meeting which was meant to be held in Poland in early November in the city of Katowice will now move online only. The IGF organisers have announced that the 2021 IGF will…
        - 27 days ago, 14 Jun 20, 4:34pm -
      • No ICANN Meeting in Person This Year

        No ICANN Meeting in Person This Year

        ICANN normally holds in person meetings three times a year, with the locations rotating between the global regions, as defined by ICANN. In 2020 the organisation was meant to be meeting in Cancun, Kuala Lumpur and Hamburg. However due to COVID-19 the…
        - 29 days ago, 12 Jun 20, 7:32am -

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        • Multitool.com : #Domain dropped years after registrant’s death

          Multitool.com : #Domain dropped years after registrant’s death

           DomainGang.com: Multitool.com is currently in a drop auction at DropCatch, and we investigated why this original 1997 registration expired and dropped. The domain was renewed in 2009 for a full 10 years – a year after the death of its registrant…
          - 14 hours ago, 10 Jul 20, 3:49pm -
        • You’re a dumbass #domainer : RalphLauen.com

          You’re a dumbass #domainer : RalphLauen.com

           DomainGang.com: TGIF and this is another edition of our series “You’re a dumbass domainer,” dedicated to bidders of domain auctions that are obvious trademarks. Going after a previously registered domain for its traffic, all while the tradem…
          - 16 hours ago, 10 Jul 20, 2:03pm -
        • Emson.com for $6,905

          Emson.com for $6,905

           TNTNames.com: Today: The easiest way to sell/transfer bulk domains to one buyer / FREE .design domain / New .INK Domains for $6.29 / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Looking for … Con…
          - 16 hours ago, 10 Jul 20, 1:47pm -
        • Brandable Insider Domain Review #10

          Brandable Insider Domain Review #10

           DNGeek.com: PODCAST: Our special focus this week is short, invented domain names from the wholesale, expired domain aftermarket. Plus the usual colorful analysis of two keyword domain sales and the Dog of the Day. Thanks for listening.  If you…
          - 18 hours ago, 10 Jul 20, 12:25pm -
        • Digitizer.com : Aged, premium #domain dropped all of a sudden!

          Digitizer.com : Aged, premium #domain dropped all of a sudden!

           DomainGang.com: Digitizer.com is a premium domain that used to bear a registration date of 1997. Then a few days ago, the domain dropped all of a sudden, and it’s currently being auctioned on DropCatch. Why would the domain’s registrant, Austr…
          - 19 hours ago, 10 Jul 20, 11:09am -
        • AIRY GreenTech tries reverse domain name hijacking

          AIRY GreenTech tries reverse domain name hijacking

           Domain Name Wire: offCompany tries (and fails) to upgrade its domain through a cybersquatting complaint. Talk about kicking someone when they’re down. AIRY GreenTech GmbH has been found to have attempted reverse domain name hijacking for the dom…
          - 20 hours ago, 10 Jul 20, 10:27am -
        • It’s Christmas in July with GoDaddy’s Updated Bulk Domain Search

          It’s Christmas in July with GoDaddy’s Updated Bulk Domain Search

           KickStartCommerce.com: Yesterday, I was toying around with researching and searching for a few keywords for geo service domains to quickly flip and development. With most of my portfolio registered and managed at GoDaddy, I often use their Bulk Se…
          - 20 hours ago, 10 Jul 20, 10:16am -
        • Airy.com UDRP: RDNH + Panel Notes Time & Funds Involved in Defense

          Airy.com UDRP: RDNH + Panel Notes Time & Funds Involved in Defense

           DomainInvesting.com: In May of this year, I wrote about the filing of a UDRP against the valuable Airy.com domain name. When I saw the filing, I did some cursory research, and I did not see anything that stood out to give the complainant a chance…
          - 20 hours ago, 10 Jul 20, 9:40am -
        • AUCTION RECAP OF JULY 9, 2020

          AUCTION RECAP OF JULY 9, 2020

           DSAD.com: A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on July 9, 2020.If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiri…
          - 21 hours ago, 10 Jul 20, 9:26am -
        • Some Buyers Will Pay a Premium at GoDaddy

          Some Buyers Will Pay a Premium at GoDaddy

           DomainInvesting.com: There have been a number of times where I received a direct inquiry or offer on a domain name, and instead of doing a deal directly with my company, the buyer will purchase the domain name via GoDaddy, where I also have it lis…
          - 23 hours ago, 10 Jul 20, 7:25am -
        • Six figures in one day : Mike Mann’s unstoppable rebound after dropping 50,000 #domains

          Six figures in one day : Mike Mann’s unstoppable rebound after dropping 50,000 #domains

           DomainGang.com: Mike Mann is unstoppable; the serial domain entrepreneur is rolling in the dough, after making net sales totaling six figures in one day. Dropping 50,000 domains at the end of June was another lifesaver for Mike Mann’s Domain Mar…
          - 23 hours ago, 10 Jul 20, 7:03am -
        • Reviewing 4-letter domains sold in June

          Reviewing 4-letter domains sold in June

           Domain Name Wire: Kassey Lee examines potential Chinese buyers for recent four-letter domain purchases. Here are some 4-letter domains sold in June. It seems to me that lately, the sentiment regarding 4L domains is quite pessimistic. At least in C…
          - 23 hours ago, 10 Jul 20, 6:59am -
        • Eurisko.com : A 25 year old #domain hit with #UDRP – who won?

          Eurisko.com : A 25 year old #domain hit with #UDRP – who won?

           DomainGang.com: Eurisko.com is a domain registered in 1994, making it 25 years old. A trademark registered in 2020 led to a UDRP filed by Eurisko Mobility LLC, Lebanon. Eurisko means “I find” in ancient Greek. According to the UDRP: The Compla…
          - 24 hours ago, 10 Jul 20, 6:20am -
        • 212 Domain Discoveries for July 10th

          212 Domain Discoveries for July 10th

           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…
          - 24 hours ago, 10 Jul 20, 6:15am -
        • $223k in Sales on July 9th – Wiz.io sold for $28,888 – Daily Market Report

          $223k in Sales on July 9th – Wiz.io sold for $28,888 – Daily Market Report

           NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was Wiz.io which sold for $28,888 at Park.io. NameBio recorded 312 sales $100+ for a total of $200,172 with an average sale price of $642. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 3% in the number o…
          - 1 day ago, 10 Jul 20, 5:15am -
        • Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Friday July 10th, 2020

          Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Friday July 10th, 2020

           DSAD.com: There’s not doubt this fall is going to be a mess in the US. But a mess on the outside means a killer fall for online companies. Universities and schools are probably going to be the hardest hit. Not many sports, limited to no, in sch…
          - 1 day ago, 10 Jul 20, 4:15am -
        • GoDaddy’s loss is DropCatch’s gain on EveryDayCounts.com

          GoDaddy’s loss is DropCatch’s gain on EveryDayCounts.com

           The Domains: Well this is a weird one, back in May I wrote about everydaycounts.com closing at auction on GoDaddy for $2,601. The domain name was at Tucows not GoDaddy. I would imagine the winner did not pay and the domain was left to expire. So n…
          - 1 day ago, 9 Jul 20, 9:40pm -
        • SmmFollow.com sold for $10,250

          SmmFollow.com sold for $10,250

           Domaining Tips: Today: Share Your Quantum Cryptography & Encryption Domains / How and where to monitor high-end domain name sales / The most valuable LETTER in the alphabet based on the first letter of domains sold / and More… Here are the n…
          - 1 day ago, 9 Jul 20, 9:10pm -
        • The Chagossians want .io back and they are fixated on cryptos using .io

          The Chagossians want .io back and they are fixated on cryptos using .io

           TLDInvestors.com: Back in 2014 GigaOM published a story on the .io extension, the country code for the  British Indian Ocean Territory. With the ominous title, The dark side of .io: How the U.K. is making web domain profits from a shady Cold Wa…
          - 1 day ago, 9 Jul 20, 8:50pm -
        • Domain Industry Update - Week 17

          Domain Industry Update - Week 17

          - 2 days ago, 9 Jul 20, 5:59pm -

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