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No joke: Sumo rebrands to bdow.com  65
I understand rebranding, but this? Well, this one is a bit of a head-scratcher. Remember SumoMe? The company paid $1.5 million to acqui...
Domain Name Wire - 1 hr 44 min ago
Domain Jackpot: hack pay.day fetches €21,000 on Sedo, plus end user sales  153
A form-building app, a grilling products company, and a process automation consultant bought domain names. The owner of the new TLD hac...
Domain Name Wire - 21 hr 55 min ago
The Complainant lost this UDRP. Did the panel get it wrong?  139
Two panelists denied the UDRP. The other dissented and would have transferred the domain. Who was right? It’s not often that I re...
Domain Name Wire - Tuesday, April 23, 2024 - 12:54
Wacky domain name tales – DNW Podcast #481  136
Acquiring domains isn’t always easy. Domain buyer broker Bill Sweetman of Name Ninja returns to the show this week with more wacky doma...

Domain Name Wire - Monday, April 22, 2024 - 11:38
West Virginia airport tries to reverse hijack a domain name  127
It might have been a winnable case, but the airport didn’t provide enough evidence. Central West Virginia Regional Airport Author...
Domain Name Wire - Monday, April 22, 2024 - 11:35
This SNET UDRP decision doesn’t sit right  188
Was the registrant of this short domain really targeting the Complainant? A World Intellectual Property Organization panelist has order...
Domain Name Wire - Friday, April 19, 2024 - 11:35
My oh my! Look at these hot keywords in aftermarket domain sales  252
Afternic has published its monthly keywords list, showing the most popular keywords in domain names sold on its marketplace in February...
Domain Name Wire - Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 13:38
Lifeware SA tries reverse domain name hijacking  127
Domain name was registered before the Complainant existed. A World Intellectual Property Organization panelist has found (pdf) Lifeware...
Domain Name Wire - Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 11:54
Judge orders Nissan.com transferred back to estate of Uzi Nissan  217
His heirs alleged the domain names were stolen. Nissan.com is famous as an early test case in cybersquatting. The car company Nissan ba...
Domain Name Wire - Wednesday, April 17, 2024 - 11:49
SquadHelp: when you outgrow your brand  225
Why SquadHelp’s rebrand to Atom makes sense. SquadHelp announced this morning that is has rebranded as Atom, using the domain nam...
Domain Name Wire - Wednesday, April 17, 2024 - 11:32
13 end user domain name sales up to $25,000  269
An insurance company, a domain registration business, and a lingerie seller bought domain names. Sedo publicly reported 45 domain sales...
Domain Name Wire - Tuesday, April 16, 2024 - 15:21
Because.com cybersquatting claim denied  240
Complainant previously owned the valuable domain name. OEE Ltd and Because Music SAS have lost a cybersquatting dispute (pdf) over the ...
Domain Name Wire - Tuesday, April 16, 2024 - 13:30
GoDaddy to nix customer listings on GoDaddy Auctions  259
Customers can no longer list domains on the platform as of April 29, but Afternic listings will still be syndicated. GoDaddy will no lo...
Domain Name Wire - Monday, April 15, 2024 - 11:38
.Ape in to new TLDs – DNW Podcast #480  156
Fred Hsu discusses some of his company’s plans for new top level domains tied to web3 communities. It’s been just six months since I ha...

Domain Name Wire - Monday, April 15, 2024 - 11:30
.AI adds another 70k domains in less than four months  373
There’s no end in sight for the .ai domain name boom. The domain name registry for .ai domain names has released its latest domai...
Domain Name Wire - Friday, April 12, 2024 - 16:29

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