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Domain Name News: May 8 Week in Review

Domain Name News: May 8 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news, including:
• DNSeattle on May 28th – Only 7 tickets remaining!
• .Club Turns 1, Happy Birthday!
• TheVerge.com Calls Purchase of RandPaul.com for $100k “Ransom”
• Congress to Put .Sucks On Trial
• WHOIS Privacy Reforms Incoming
• Verisign Wants Patent for “Searchable Web WHOIS”
• Company That Bought Brand.com for $500k Sells It for $300k & Files Bankruptcy
• .XYZ Featured On HBO’s Silicon Valley
• .Me Passes 800k Registrations
• GoDaddy Purchases The Domain Gddy.com Through Right of The Dot
• And much more!

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Domain Name News: May 1 Week in Review

Domain Name News: May 1 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news, including:
• DNSeattle Returning for Round 2! Next Month’s 2015 Meetup Follows Sold Out Debut in 2014
• Domain Auction in Beijing: 52.com sold for $1,775,400 USD; 32.cn for $274,380…
• .Me Passes 800k Registrations
• Dumb ICANN Bug Revealed Secret Financial Data to New gTLD Applicants
• .XYZ Dismisses Own Ads As “Puffery”
• Startup Domain Name Fails: 68% Fail Radio Test
• .xyz Helps CentralNic Double Its Revenue
• Verisign Reports Earnings, 1.51 Million Net Adds
• Google Wins .map and .search
• Minds + Machines Registry Struggles With Only 63,000 Domains Over 13 New gTLDs
• And much more!

Domain Name News: April 24 Week in Review

Domain Name News: April 24 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news, including:
• Verisign Reports Earnings, 1.51 Million Net Adds
• Minds + Machines Registry Struggles With Only 63,000 Domains Over 13 New gTLDs
• Cybersquatter Jailed for Seven Years After Prison Break
• Is Amazon.com The Biggest User of New Domain Names?
• Stolen Domain Name 608.com Returned to Owner in UDRP
• Judge Denies Motion to Strike UDRP Cases From MySchool.com Pleadings
• Donuts’ New TLD Renewal Rates Range From 55% to 72%
• And much more!

Domain Name News: April 17 Week in Review

Domain Name News: April 17 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news, including:

• Donuts’ New TLD Renewal Rates Range From 55% to 72%
• Verisign Announces First Round of #InternetOfficial Contest First Prize Winners
• All 2-letter .berlin Domain Names Were Registered Against ICANN Rules
• NetSol’s Free .XYZ Bundle Renews at $57
• ICANN in “Fact-finding” Mode Over Potential .Sucks Breach
• WORLD DOMAIN DAY 2015
• MySchool.com Domain Name Owner Fights Back After Lawsuit
• Lady Gaga Dumps .org for Freebie New gTLD
• And much more!

Domain Name News: April 10 Week in Review

Domain Name News: April 10 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news that is hand-picked for you.

• ICANN Asks FTC and OCA to Review .Sucks
• MySchool.com Domain Name Owner Fights Back After Lawsuit
• UDRP Panel Finds Not Responding to C&D Letter is Bad Faith: 14 Year Old Mascot.nl Lost
• Lady Gaga Dumps .org for Freebie New gTLD
• DomainNameSales Increases Sales Commissions
• .Flowers Gets 24k+ Registrations; But Over 98% are Registered By North Sound Names
• FastCompany Covers The New gTLD’s: Highlights Coffee.club
• And more!

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Domain Name News: March 27 Week in Review

Domain Name News: March 27 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news that is hand-picked for you.

• Telegraph.co.uk Interviews .XYZ Daniel Negari “Who Has Already Made $6.4 Million” On .XYZ
• ICANN Budget Proposal Shows New TLDs Weaker Than Expected
• Are You Surprised By Donuts’ 61% Renewal Rate?
• Survey Says .com Performs Better Than New TLDs
• Google Domains Now Listed Organically Number 1 On Google for “Domains”
• Why is .Sucks Based in Frank Schilling’s Office?
• Exact Match Domains (EMDs) are Still a Better & Cheaper Option
• And more!

Domain Name News: March 20 Week in Review

Domain Name News: March 20 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news that is hand-picked for you.

• Exact Match Domains (EMDs) are Still a Better & Cheaper Option
• GoDaddy Sets IPO Range, Plans to Raise $400m at Up to $3B Valuation
• .tk Registrar Gets ICANN Breach Notice
• Author Asks Security Expert to Steal His GoDaddy Domain/Account & He Does
• ICANN Slashes New gTLD Revenues By 57%, Forecasts Renewals at 25% to 50%
• Major League Baseball (MLB) Wins The New Domain Extension .Baseball Beating Donuts
• Could Verisign Lose $3.3M .Gov Deal?
• And more!

Domain Name News: March 13 Week in Review

Domain Name News: March 13 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news that is hand-picked for you.

• Verisign Report: There are Now 288 Million Registered Domains As of December 31
• Is The Trademark Clearinghouse Causing New gTLDs to Lose 6x The Number of Registrations?
• Survey: .club and .web Domain Names are Favorites
• Wall Street Journal Covers Domain Name Theft
• Rightside to Release 20,000 Two-character Domains
• Donuts Wins .taxi, Beating Famous Four, to Go With .cab & .limo
• How Colin Campbell (Dot Club) Raised $7million in 30 Days
• Uniregistry Now Supports Premium New gTLD Domain Registrations/Transfers
• And more!

Domain Name News: March 6 Week in Review

Domain Name News: March 6 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news that is hand-picked for you.

• Domain Sales Data Website Similarsales.com Launches, Shows Domain Flips and Flops
• Neustar Set to Lose Contract That Provides Half Its Revenue
• More Security Issues Hit ICANN Site
• GoDaddy’s Latest Patent Applications
• Uniregistry Now Supports Premium New gTLD Domain Registrations/Transfers
• Google Domains Joins Afternic
• And more!

Domain Name News: February 27 Week in Review

Domain Name News: February 27 Week in Review

Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news that is hand-picked for you.

• Google Pays $25 Million for .App Top Level Domain
• Minds + Machines Patent App for Using Domain Names As Currency
• Google: Make Your Website Mobile Friendly By April 21…or Suffer
• ICANN Ditches Plan to Give Governments More Power
• Verisign Sues .XYZ and Negari for “False Advertising”
• Namescon Sets Dates and Early Bird Special of $199 for 2016 Show (GET IT TODAY)
• And more!

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