UDRP for TheAA.email adds to the Yoyo pile Another day, another UDRP for Yoyo Email, Ltd. – a UK corporation that has had a record number of UDRP cases filed against it this year. The reason: registrations of corporate names, brands and trademarks in the dot .Email gTLD, a practice that Yoyo Email refers to as a “business model”, asserting that it has [̷...
DomainGang.com - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 12:36
Expired Domain Report: a strong .net sale and more Joseph Peterson takes a look at the past week in the expired domain name market. There has been some discussion this past year among domain investors about the market outlook for .NET domains. Traditionally, .NET has played second fiddle to .COM for the most part, and some predict that wave after wave of new TLD […]
Domain Name Wire - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 11:58
DomainCrunch.com - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 11:49
Google Voice Alternative Vonjour.com Release Exclusive Perk for GoDaddy Members In a press release Vonjour.com announced a program for Go Daddy customers called, “Vonjour for Go Daddy” Go Daddy members will receive a discount of 15 % on Vonjour related services. As Go Daddy continues to focus on small business under Blake Irving this is another step in providing a comprehensive small business suite o...
The Domains - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 11:41
.OOO Registry Talking Nonsense & Confusing 34,000 With 34 .ooo! The .OOO registry is talking nonsense once again on an interview with the IndiaTimes.com. “Infibeam’s chief executive Vishal Mehta told ET that the company, being the sole owner of the global top level domain (gTLD), has seen massive interest from … Continue reading →
OnlineDomain.com - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 11:39
.ooo owner Infinibeam isn’t just crazy, it’s a misinformation machine Company is spreading a lot of incorrect information about domain names. I was rather amused when Infibeam, the Indian ecommerce company behind .ooo, announced its bold ambitions for the domain name last month. I figured it was just a publicity stunt. Kevin Murphy called the company’s sales targets including millions of first ye...
Domain Name Wire - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 10:49
Cyber-catcall: Shoshana B. Roberts missed out on the dot .com We’ve said it before: if you plan to be part of a viral campaign, make sure you already own your name as a dot .com, maybe even a variation of it. Shoshana B. Roberts, a New York based actress, made national news recently over her role as a naturally beautiful, casually dressed female walking in […]
DomainGang.com - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 10:27
“Creepy” .Com videos get 600k watches, here are 2 more [Watch] If you thought “Fish on a Bus” was weird, wait until you see “Bee in a Bar”. Last week Verisign released videos under its new marketing campaign “Make Your Idea Internet Official”. The videos have been described in a number of ways, with “creepy” being one of them. Yeah, “Fish on ...
Domain Name Wire - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 9:36
Poll: .Net vs. New gTLD Yesterday, I read Kevin Murphy’s article, “Is the free ride over for Verisign’s .net?” In the article, cited comments from Verisign CEO Jim Bidzos and Verisign CFO George Kilguss regarding the current state of .net domain names and their future. After sharing public comments made by Bidzos and Kilguss, Murphy wrote,...
DomainInvesting.com - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 9:35
Sedo’s Website Gets A New Look Sedo announced today that it has equipped its homepage with a revamped design. “Our goal with this new look is to put buyers first and to make it even easier for both existing and new clients to find the right … Continue reading →
OnlineDomain.com - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 9:31
Real Estate agent does not want to be a dot .Realtor In a brutally honest essay on the dot .Realtor availability, Real Estate agent, Teresa Boardman, states that she will stick to dot .com for now. “I think I’ll just stick with my .com domains. I can have domain names like StPaulRealEstateBlog.com and StPaulCondolife.com and StPaulPhotos.com and several others that don’t include ...
DomainGang.com - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 8:32
Nominet’s Domain Dispute Resolution Service Passes 10,000th Case Aston Merrygold, former member of boyband JLS, has been awarded the domain name astonmerrygold.co.uk following a complaint to Nominet’s Dispute Resolution Service (DRS). The decision marks the 10,000th domain dispute to pass through the DRS since it was established over … Continue reading →
OnlineDomain.com - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 8:27
.ee Domain Price To Drop From 12 To 9 Euros On 1 January 2015, the Estonian Internet Foundation will bring the price of an .ee domain down from 12 to 9 euros. An .ee domain can be registered for one, two or three years. The domain name registration fee in … Continue reading →
OnlineDomain.com - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 8:18
DigikaPart: Iranian domain lost in UDRP due to copycat content When your brand copies off another business’s name, making claims about the name’s origin won’t work if you also copy their content. A UDRP filed at the WIPO against the domain name DigikaPart.com by DigiKey Electronics, was met by a surprising claim by the Respondent. DigikaPart was registered in Iran and appears t...
DomainGang.com - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 8:1
DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Thursday 10/30 Today is a special day in the Cultra household. My daughter turns 15 years old. She starts working on her permit in a few months. I say it only so all those of you who live or pass through Illinois can stay off the roads for a few years to save yourself. Also Aaron and I have an ad spot available on the top right. We’ll giv...
DomainShane.com - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 7:45
Daily Sales Recap 10-29-14 gartenmöbel.com sells for 20,000 Euros on Sedo Daily Sales Recap 10-29-14 Garden furniture in German (gartenmöbel) sold for 20,000 Euros on Sedo, the .org sold for $5,748 back in 2011. MrRent.com sold for $4,200 the name was regged in 2005. Flippa saw FreeCloudStorage.com close at $2,500 there was just one bid for the domain. Sedo Sales mrrent .com 4,200 USD relatify .com […...
TLDInvestors.com - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 3:27