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      • Nominet Announces Board Election Results

        Nominet Announces Board Election Results

        Nominet has announced the results of their recent board election. This year there were two seats open for non-executive directors who are elected by Nominet members. James Bladel from GoDaddy and David Thornton have both been elected to the board. Fo…
        - 14 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 4:19pm -
      • Centralnic Acquiring Key Systems for $35.8 Million

        Centralnic Acquiring Key Systems for $35.8 Million

        Centralnic’s merger with KeyDrive SA, parent company to Key Systems, was officially announced this morning. The deal will see Centralnic acquire KeyDrive’s entire share capital for a total of $36.5 35.8 million. KeyDrive is the parent company…
        - 2 days ago, 16 Jul 18, 10:10am -
      • New Zealand’s Domain Name Commission Sues DomainTools for Privacy Violation

        New Zealand’s Domain Name Commission Sues DomainTools for Privacy Violation

        The New Zealand Domain Name Commission is taking legal action in Seattle against DomainTools.   DomainTools, according to the filing, is in breach of the whois terms of use and by collecting and storing the whois data of .nz domains. The filing goes…
        - 5 days ago, 13 Jul 18, 9:26am -
      • Namescon Europe Moves to Lisbon

        Namescon Europe Moves to Lisbon

        NamesCon Europe (formerly known as Domaining Europe) was recently held in Valencia, Spain. Next year’s event, however, will be in Lisbon, Portugal. The exact dates and venue for the domain event have not been announced, though it’s meant to be he…
        - 26 days ago, 21 Jun 18, 8:18pm -
      • Web.com to be Acquired for $2 Billion

        Web.com to be Acquired for $2 Billion

        Web.com, which is a listed company, has announced that it is to be acquired by an affiliate of Siris Capital Group, LLC. The deal is reported to be worth approximately $2 Billion USD. The company will have the ability to seek alternative offers: Web.…
        - 27 days ago, 21 Jun 18, 2:33pm -
      • Australian Company Fined Over 1 Million Euro for Domain Scam

        Australian Company Fined Over 1 Million Euro for Domain Scam

        An Australian company has been €1.24 million (AU$1.95 million) for duping businesses out of over AU$2.3 million via a domain slamming scam. The case was taken by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) who claim that the compa…
        - 28 days ago, 20 Jun 18, 6:48am -
      • NDD Camp Domain Event in Paris

        NDD Camp Domain Event in Paris

        NDD Camp will be held in Paris on this Thursday June 21st. The event is free to attend, but registration is obligatory. The event features 3 parallel tracks with sessions covering a range of topics including: drop catching new TLDs aftermarket SEO on…
        - 30 days ago, 18 Jun 18, 9:23am -
      • ICANN vs EPAG: ICANN Seeks Appeal Plus Pushes for ECJ Referral

        ICANN vs EPAG: ICANN Seeks Appeal Plus Pushes for ECJ Referral

        As I predicted ICANN is pursuing its case against EPAG. They’re now not only appealing the case to a higher court in Germany, but are also trying to get the entire thing referred to the European Court of Justice. In an announcement late last night…
        - 34 days ago, 14 Jun 18, 8:12am -
      • Cloudflare Summit London

        Cloudflare Summit London

        Cloudflare will be hosting their summit tomorrow in central London. The one day event will feature an interesting mix of international speakers, as well as senior staff from the cloud security company. Speakers on the day will include CloudFlare foun…
        - 35 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 2:53pm -
      • ICANN vs Epag / Tucows: German Court Rules Against ICANN

        ICANN vs Epag / Tucows: German Court Rules Against ICANN

        Last Friday ICANN took German registrar EPAG to court in Germany. German courts seem to be pretty fast, so instead of having to wait weeks or months to see how they’d rule, we’ve already got the answer. The German court in Bonn has ruled that EPA…
        - 48 days ago, 31 May 18, 7:55am -

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        • BreakingBreaking: Identity.com acquired by blockchain identity startup

          Breaking: Identity.com acquired by blockchain identity startup

           MorganLinton.com: It’s official, blockchain identity startup Civic has acquired Identity.com, and like many startups trying to land their top choice domain, they never thought they’d get it. In fact, that’s a direct quote from the co-founder…
          - 9 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 10:00pm -
        • BreakingHow domaining changed my life

          How domaining changed my life

           TNTNames.com: Today: What I have learned in the past 15 years of domain investing / Biggest Regret: Domain You Let Drop/Expire / How to backorder a .org domain / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in … Continue reading →
          - 12 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 6:38pm -
        • Sedo weekly sales led by BTCexchange.com

          Sedo weekly sales led by BTCexchange.com

           The Domains: Sedo released their weekly sales and BTCexchange.com led the way at $55,000. okdo.com was the second highest sale at 35,000 GBP ($45,906). 46 .com sales 24 cctld sales 7 other gtld sales There were four 4L.com sales sold in .com. Kyg.…
          - 17 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 1:56pm -
        • Sedo.com Releases Weekly Domain Name Sales List 07/09/2018 – 07/15/2018

          Sedo.com Releases Weekly Domain Name Sales List 07/09/2018 – 07/15/2018

           StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK, NY – Recently released is Sedo’s weekly sales list, a weekly list of public transactions above $2,000. This weeks highlights included the top .com sold as BTCExchange.com at $55,000 USD, the t…
          - 17 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 1:45pm -
        • #Sedo sales report : #Domain names sold during the week ending 7/16/2018 led by BTCExchange.com

          #Sedo sales report : #Domain names sold during the week ending 7/16/2018 led by BTCExchange.com

           DomainGang.com: Welcome to the weekly edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the week ending July 16th, 2018. This information has been provided by Sedo.com, sponsors of DomainGang. Sedo sellers sold 8 domains in the fiv…
          - 17 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 1:15pm -
        • Sedo to Host Premium .CO Auction

          Sedo to Host Premium .CO Auction

           DomainInvesting.com: In honor of the .CO registry’s 8th birthday, Sedo will be hosting what is billed as a Premium .CO domain name auction starting on July 26 and running through August 2. I was told the domain names in the auction are owned by…
          - 17 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 1:10pm -
        • AUCTION RECAP OF JULY 16, 2018

          AUCTION RECAP OF JULY 16, 2018

           DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on July 16, 2018.If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather th…
          - 18 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 12:35pm -
        • THE FORUM HAS RECORD NUMBER OF FINDINGS OF RDNH

          THE FORUM HAS RECORD NUMBER OF FINDINGS OF RDNH

           NeusNews.com: Last week we published our semi-annual TOP 10 LIST OF WIPO PANELISTS.  This week we traditionally publish our Top 10 List of FORUM Panelists, but with a few exceptions, it continues to show a rather lackluster performance when it…
          - 19 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 11:59am -
        • What Internet Commerce Association is working on

          What Internet Commerce Association is working on

           Domain Name Wire: Internet Commerce Association updates members on some of the policy work it is doing. Last week the Internet Commerce Association (ICA) held a member call to provide an update on what the organization is doing to advocate for dom…
          - 21 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 9:53am -
        • Who's the "Crazy Evil Genius" Behind a Global Domain/Identity Theft Racket? and.. Would You Let ...

          Who's the "Crazy Evil Genius" Behind a Global Domain/Identity Theft Racket?  and.. Would You Let ...

           The Frager factor: Today: Fraud, Networking, Positive People, Netflix, Chip Implants, Hollywood, Making Money, Amy Pascal, Kathleen Kennedy, Stacey Snider, Identity Theft, Impersonation, Domain NamesHow Does Netflix Make So Much…
          - 21 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 9:52am -
        • Gerund #domains : List of public sales ending in “INGâ€� for $100,000 dollars and up

          Gerund #domains : List of public sales ending in “ING� for $100,000 dollars and up

           DomainGang.com: Domain broker, Kate Buckley, announced the sale of two gerund domains, sleeping.com and snoring.com, for over $500,000 dollars each. Such gerund domains, keywords that end in “ing,” can be very profitable, and such sales that h…
          - 22 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 8:51am -
        • Ice.com, a domain with a rich history, sells again. This time for $3.5 million.

          Ice.com, a domain with a rich history, sells again. This time for $3.5 million.

           Domain Name Wire: Once a dot-com darling, the Ice.com domain name finds a new owner. Today’s announced sale of the Ice.com domain name for $3.5 million brings me back down memory lane. I remember shopping on the site in the early 2000s. That was…
          - 22 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 8:50am -
        • Barrage of spam from dot .Date #domain names registered at #Namecheap

          Barrage of spam from dot .Date #domain names registered at #Namecheap

           DomainGang.com: A barrage of spam has been arriving in the past few days, from dot .Date domain names. The emails contain the typical variety of spam, ranging from weight loss and hair restoration products, to learning how to fly planes. The dot .…
          - 22 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 8:15am -
        • Daily Poll: What’s a Better Domain Name: Sleeping.com or Snoring.com?

          Daily Poll: What’s a Better Domain Name: Sleeping.com or Snoring.com?

           DomainInvesting.com: Yesterday morning, Rob Jackson started the week off on a great note by reporting on Kate Buckley’s $1 million + brokered deal for Sleeping.com and Snoring.com. These two domain names were sold as a package valued at $1,…
          - 23 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 7:42am -
        • The #Sedo auction of LLLL .com #domain names is ending soon!

          The #Sedo auction of LLLL .com #domain names is ending soon!

           DomainGang.com: Sedo, a DomainGang sponsor, is running a four letter .com (LLLL) domain auction, that ends in two days. Short domain names, such as those, are sought after by companies and investors alike. There are different grades of LLLL .com d…
          - 23 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 7:42am -
        • ICE.com sold for $3.5 Million in private domain name sale

          ICE.com sold for $3.5 Million in private domain name sale

           OnlineDomain.com: In what will likely be the most valuable publicly-known, single-domain transaction of 2018, the super-premium domain name “ICE.comâ€� has been sold in a private, confidential transaction for $3.5 million. Crypto.com wa…
          - 23 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 7:09am -
        • Daily Domain Picks 7-17-18

          Daily Domain Picks 7-17-18

           TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 7-17-18 Two half million dollar sales led the way on Monday with Sleeping.com and Snoring.com being sold by Buckley Media Group. A couple 4L.coms followed up for very solid prices at wholesale. Top sales/closes…
          - 24 hours ago, 17 Jul 18, 6:49am -
        • 106 Domain Discoveries for July 17th

          106 Domain Discoveries for July 17th

           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, 17 Jul 18, 6:15am -
        • Ice.com Changes Hands for $3.5 Million in 2018's Biggest Publicly Reported Domain Sale to Date

          Ice.com Changes Hands for $3.5 Million in 2018's Biggest Publicly Reported Domain Sale to Date

           DNJournal: Two veteran domain brokers joined forces to close the year's biggest sale to date.
          - 1 day ago, 17 Jul 18, 6:13am -
        • Breaking: ICE.com Sells for $3.5 Million!

          Breaking: ICE.com Sells for $3.5 Million!

           NamePros.com: Behind the scenes, there are numerous seven-figure sales that occur without public attention due to various non-disclosure agreements. However, in this case, we're able to disclose the news of the largest domain sale of the year by f…
          - 1 day ago, 17 Jul 18, 5:58am -

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