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Stream King : Rick Schwartz to go forward with Rick.TV as his #domain of choice

After taking into consideration feedback from domain investors and fans, Rick Schwartz made the decision to use Rick.TV for his video blog. Since his return to Twitter, the Domain King has been sharing stories about his 25 years of domain industry experience, personal wisdom, and savvy domain investment advice on Twitter video. By switching to […]

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#Domain not for sale as it’s actively being used, says registrant

Getting a domain name that is currently in the possession of another registrant can be complicated. Domain inquiries may include an offer, or – in extreme cases – a reference to existing trademark rights. Registrants often make it clear that a domain is for sale, and they sometimes include an asking price. There is a […]

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#KingdomCompassion .com : Two #British businesses joust over royal #domain name at the #WIPO

The registrant of KingdomCompassion.com registered the domain in 2015, about two years before the dot .ORG holders did. The latter is a company offering counseling services, and in 2018 they registered the mark KINGDOM COMPASSION. Both companies are in the UK. The dot .ORG registrant filed a UDRP at the WIPO, and asserted that they […]

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#welcome2018 .com at #DropCatch : LOLOLOLOL

The domain welcome2018.com has dropped and DropCatch caught it. One might think, who in their right mind would bid on this anachronism of a domain name, and yet, 23 bidders are fighting for ownership! LOLOLOLOL (Only Andrew of DNW would understand this.) What the flipping f4ck. It’s almost 2020 and a domain about the dawn […]

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#Lavor .com : A 19 year old #domain lost via the #UDRP process

Lavor.com, a domain name registered in 2000, has been in the registrant’s possession for 19 years. Lavorwash S.p.A., an Italian corporation, filed a UDRP at the WIPO, and managed to get the domain. Primary reason, appears to be the lack of response by the Respondent; by not representing themselves via an IP attorney, they lost […]

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China’s 2022 Winter #Olympics lead to #domain squatting of mascot names

In 2022, the Winter Olympiad takes place in Beijing, China. The Chinese love sports and also cute mascots. The official 2022 Winter Olympics were revealed yesterday. The Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee announced the winners from over 3,800 designs submitted by people from both China and the rest of the world. The mascots names: Bing Dwen […]

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Aman Bhutani : #GoDaddy CEO’s .com #domain passed through #HugeDomains

GoDaddy has a fresh CEO, Aman Bhutani, and yesterday he clocked 3 weeks at his job. Bhutani’s eloquence was evident during a much hyped new product presentation at GoDaddy, called “WebSites Plus Marketing” that is basically a set of web templates to be used by customers, and some basic SEO tools. Nothing ground-breaking here. What’s […]

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#Amazon Music HD : New audio service launched without the matching #domain name

Amazon made a big announcement yesterday, unveiling Amazon Music HD to complement its current product range. The high definition audio service comes in two flavors, one at 16bit/44.1 kHz quality called “HD” and a second at 24-bit/ 192 kHz quality called “Ultra HD.” Both streams claim exceptional audio quality and millions of songs to choose […]

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#Sedo sales report : #Domain names sold between 9/9/2019 – 9/15/2019 topped by Red.TV at 35000 EUR

Sedo weekly: Top sale is that of Red.TV at 35000 Euro. Welcome to the latest edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the days spanning September 9nd, 2019 – September 15th, 2019. This information has been provided by Sedo.com, sponsors of DomainGang. As a side note, Sedo has rolled out […]

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#Empresa .com : This week’s top reported sale at #Uniregistry

The domain Empresa.com was listed as the top sale among the 20 domains released by Uniregistry this week. Empresa.com sold for a reported $57,500 dollars. The meaning of “empresa” is “company” in Spanish. Who might be the potential buyer of the aged domain Empresa.com, particularly as the domain’s WHOIS has not changed yet? Other TLDs, […]

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#Uni Brokerage report: Top 20 #domains sold in the week ending Sept 16, 2019

Uniregistry, a DomainGang sponsor, announced its Top 20 sales for the week ending September 16, 2019. Top sale: Empresa.com at $57,500 dollars. The report includes only domain sales that can be shared publicly, and only domains that were sold using the services of the Uni Brokerage team — not self-brokered sales. Here’s the list of […]

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#Communist Capitalism : Your dot .TV #domains are safe for now

Tuvalu is a Commonwealth member, and an ally to Taiwan, China’s breakaway republic since 1949. The little Pacific island granted usage rights to dot .TV, a rather popular ccTLD for obvious reasons: the television acronym. Recent election results in Tuvalu maintain the pro-Taiwan government and status quo in place, opposing a switch to getting in […]

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#Domain UDRP: #IBM believes IBMN.com infringed on its famous trademark

IBM is a famous corporation with a long history, and a well-known acronym as a trademark. In the world of domains, however, it seems that they go after any IBM* domain, as is the case with 18 year old IBMN.com. The domain was using zero click landers, which might have caused it to display infringing […]

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Dot .com #domain sightings : Fresh #herbs .com by #Shenandoah Growers

Domain sightings are encounters with domains “in the wild,” outside of the digital realm. Whether they are car wraps, business signs, or products at the super market, these are domain names we come across and photograph. There are two main categories, dot .com encounters, and everything else. This time we came across a nice generic […]

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#RDNH finding in #RocknCrystals .com #UDRP

HugeDomains prevailed in a UDRP filed against its domain, RocknCrystals.com. Despite a recent registration off the droplist, the domain is a generic that predates a rushed trademark filing by the Complainant, Sarah Lonsdale & Stuart Clark t/a RocknCrystals, Australia and the three member panel at the WIPO denied its transfer. The Aussie Complainant(s) were also […]

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