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  • Surprise: Domain Registrant Not Responsible for Registrars’ Parked Page

    December 22, 2010 @ 8:46 AM

    UDRP panelist uses some common sense. UDRP complainants frequently point to the content of registrar holding pages as evidence that a domain name registrant registered the domain name in bad faith. It’s a convenient argument that takes advantage of most panelists’ misunderstanding of parked domain names vs. holding pages. Consider a recent case where Fireman’s […]

  • Afternic Sells Marketshare.com for $148,500

    December 21, 2010 @ 6:01 PM

    Marketshare.com gets some serious market share. Afternic has brokered the sale of MarketShare.com for $148,500. It appears the seller was a software company, but the buyer is using whois privacy to protect their identity. While by far the highest reported sale coming out of Afternic this week, the company had some other solid five figure […]

  • Senate Committee OKs Domain-Name Seizure for Pirate Websites

    November 18, 2010 @ 3:28 PM

    The United States inched a procedural step closer Thursday to becoming the world’s internet piracy policeman. The Senate Judiciary Committee, voting 19-0, approved legislation that would let the Justice Department seek U.S. court orders against piracy websites anywhere in the world, and shut them down through the sites’ domain registration.

  • Advertising and Marketing Industry Feels New Web Addresses Will Ultimately Be Successful, Despite Lack of Overall Awareness

    November 30, -0001 @ 12:00 AM

    Sedo today announced the results of research into whether those that work in the advertising and marketing industry (or their clients) are aware of the pending launch of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) in 2013 – and whether they plan to take advantage of these new web addresses.

  • DNSeattle Returning for Round 2! Next Month's 2015 Meetup Follows Sold Out Debut in 2014

    November 30, -0001 @ 12:00 AM

    Seattle has long been a focal point of domain industry activity, so when DomainSherpa’s Michael Cyger decided his hometown should have a high profile meetup for the area’s many industry professionals, no one was surprised to see the debut event he organized (held atop the iconic Seattle Space Needle in January 2014) quickly sell out.

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