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  • Frank Schilling Has Sold $12 Million in Domain Names This Year

    September 29, 2014 @ 11:43 AM

    Schilling says his domain aftermarket sales have hit $12 million for the year. Frank Schilling has sold $12 million worth of his own domain names this year, already surpassing his total from 2013. Schilling disclosed this number in an update to DomainNameSales.com (DNS) clients. He said his sales platform has been the engine behind his…

  • DomainNameSales.com: Integration With Uniregistry and New Documents.link

    September 29, 2014 @ 11:40 AM

    DomainNameSales.com issued an announcement to inform users of upcoming changes between now and Q1 2015. Frank Schilling has had more than 12 million in sales up to now in 2014. With the completion of Uniregistry the development team has turned…

  • Huffington Post: "When Hackers Steal a Web Address, Few Owners Ever Get It Back"

    September 29, 2014 @ 9:27 AM

    The Huffington Post did an article today called “When Hackers Steal A Web Address, Few Owners Ever Get It Back”. The article mentions the theft of MLA.com and the popular blog DomainGang.com: Domain theft has been happening since the dawn…

  • Phishers Prefer Free ccTLDs to New gTLDs

    September 29, 2014 @ 9:14 AM

    Domains in free and cheap ccTLDs are much more likely to host phishing attacks than new gTLDs. That’s one of the conclusions of the latest report of the Anti-Phishing Working Group, which found that Freenom’s re-purposed African ccTLDs were particularly risky. The first-half 2014 report found 22,679 “maliciously registered” domains used in phishing attacks. That’s…

  • Berryhill: "We're Taking This to Court" As UDRP Rules Against Marchex's Generic Banco24horas.com

    September 29, 2014 @ 5:47 AM

    Tecnologia Bancaria S.A. of São Paulo, Brazil, just was awarded the generic domain names banco24horas.com and banco24horas.net Banco is Spanish for the word Bank and of course, “24 horas” translated from spanish is “24 hours” so the domains transferred we’re “24 hour bank” in .com and .net Marchex Sales Inc. which was represented by John…

  • Forbes: "How Will The New Dot.tickets Domain Impact The Way People Buy Tickets Online?"

    September 29, 2014 @ 5:36 AM

    Forbes did an article called “How Will The New Dot.Tickets Domain Impact The Way People Buy Tickets Online?” Here are some main points from the article and my opinion at the bottom: The latest entrant into the gTLD universe is…

  • Safeway Pulls All Four New gTLD Apps

    September 28, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

    Retail giant Safeway has removed itself from the new gTLD program entirely, last week withdrawing all four of its applications. The $139-billion-a-year company had applied for the dot-brands .safeway, .vons, .justforu and the generic .grocery, but all four bids are now showing as withdrawn. Now that Safeway has withdrawn, the only remaining applicant for .grocery…

  • ResellerClub Launches a Pre-registration Grabber for New gTLDs

    September 26, 2014 @ 9:10 AM

    With several new gTLDs entering General Availability every week, domain registrar, ResellerClub has introduced a bunch of new features to help its clients focus specifically on reselling new gTLDs. The company recently launched a Pre-Registration grabber for all new gTLDs,…

  • Centr Domain Report: There are Over 282.5 Million Domain Registered As of August 1

    September 26, 2014 @ 8:16 AM

    CENTR’s just published its quarterly publication covering worldwide domain name statistics. As of August 1, 2014 there are 282,525,140 domain name registered in the world. CENTR is the European ccTLD not for profit association dedicated to supporting the interest of country code TLD managers. The objectives of CENTR are to promote and participate in the…

  • UDRP Filed Against Bids.com, and It Might Be Interesting

    September 26, 2014 @ 6:09 AM

    Dispute might be over business rather than cybersquatting. A UDRP was filed against the generic domain name Bids.com yesterday, and this domain has an interesting history that suggests the issue might be bigger than cybersquatting. The domain was previously owned by Bidz.com, a company that is selling off its assets through “a General Assignment for…

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