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Dot .Crap LLC to bring equilibrium in the Domain industry as a new, affordable gTLD
The apparent collective failure of gTLDs to deliver meaningful domains for end-user web sites, is leading to the creation of even more gTLDs. Despite the huge success of dot .XYZ – a top level domain with more than a billion active web sites – the total numbers of all other gTLDs combined are quite paltry. […] Copyr... - 1 hr 5 min ago
Reports: New gTLDs rank as ‘exact match domains’ in Google searches
A pair of new independent reports on search engine – read: Google – rankings, claim that gTLDs give a boost to your web site, raising it several spots in searches, over traditional TLDs. German SEO specialist firm, Searchmetrics, examined the effect that dot .Berlin domains had on local searches. The study claims that dot... - 14 hr 59 min ago
New York City drama over “welcome to the Bronx” dot .NYC domains
The dot .NYC gTLD launched with much fanfare, and a direct order for non New Yorkers to stay the hell out. New York City is bigger in population than many small nations, so there’s always a chance that some friction will occur among its numerous, multi-cultural inhabitants. An incident involving threats on Facebook, appears to have m... - 16 hr 45 min ago
Bob Parsons: We’ll undo the gTLD injustice against the Marines!
Outspoken GoDaddy founder, Bob Parsons, is very passionate about the US Marine Corps, where he enlisted fresh out of high school. In 1969, Parsons served as a rifleman in the Delta Company of the 1st Battalion, 26th Marines, during a tour of duty in Vietnam. The latest launch of the military gTLDs, .Army, .Navy and […] Copyrigh... - 18 hr 15 min ago
New service on : Disappearing headlines
Francois of introduced a new service today, as a “media option” of its established brand: Disappearing headlines. Inspired by such popular apps such as SnapChat, the DDH service (Disappearing Domain Headlines) is a must in today’s fast-paced domain industry. Here’s the reasoning behind this servi... - 22 hr 0 min ago
Was your domain name stolen? Be vocal about it!
Domain theft is a ‘hot potato‘ among domain investors and business owners currently; recent mass breaches and hijackings of domains reaffirm one thing: When your domain gets stolen, don’t keep quiet about it. Several great to premium domains are currently in the hands of cyber thieves, who employ a variety of techni... - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:5 up for sale at Heritage Auctions; Positive media coverage!
Finally, some positive coverage about domain sales, by the Baltimore Sun. In an article titled “Here’s your chance to buy“, writer Julie Scharper alerts the local business community about the availability of, a premium geodomain. The domain is being auctioned via Heritage Auctions, under ... - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 10:11
Hilarious! Charles Esten domain cybersquatted by ‘elderly couple’
This is one for the UDRP books. American actor, comedian and musician Charles Esten is famous for his participation in the successful TV series, Nashville. In 2011, someone from China registered and set up a web site on it, displaying the photo of an elderly couple and the note: “Welcome to the homepage of [... - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 9:18
Domain upselling? takes a jab at … Godaddy
GoDaddy has been targeted on several occasions – tastefully, of course - by; the latest jab is about domain upselling. Known for offering a myriad options before allowing a final order to go through – anything from SSL certificates to web hosting and other add-on services – GoDaddy isn’t named, but im... - Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 20:16
Array of Domain Registrars prepare for NamesCon 2015 in Las Vegas
An impressive array of domain registrars are already booked for NamesCon, the 2015 domain conference that takes place in Las Vegas in January. Some domain registrars include: GoDaddy, NameCheap, Endurance, Key-Systems, Web/NSI, Radix, Directnic, Eurodns, Epik, InternetX, and DynaDot. Definitely a great business move by these registra... - Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 13:25
Sixteen years of “cyberbullying”: Monica Lewinsky still does not own her dot .com
Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern that became the source of a spicy scandal in 1998 involving then US President, Bill Clinton, is back on the news. In an emotional speech against cyberbullying, the 41 year old author, speaker and former fashionista described herself as the “patient zero” of online harassment.... - Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 11:16
Video: DNPost launches domain news section with dedicated RSS feeds
DNPost, the newcomer in domain forums, promised lots of new features to be delivered by the end of the year, and beyond. In an exclusive interview to DomainGang, Gerard Michael, founder of, made it clear that the domain forum is simply the facilitator of several future services for the domain industry, including a domain [... - Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 10:28
Domain questions: Do I have Ebola ? Do you have Ebola?
Half the news these days is about the Ebola virus, a deadly disease that has killed several thousand in Africa. Despite the negativity that mainstream media attempted to present the owner of with, one thing is certain: people will find ways to turn negative overtones into something useful, or plain fun. Two such web ... - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 21:45
Project C.Y.B.O.R.G. aims at putting Microsoft back on the “glass” wearable market
With interest in Google’s tightly-controlled Glass turning lukewarm, Microsoft corporation announced the existence of Project C.Y.B.O.R.G. Allegedly standing for Control Your Bing Operating Rendering Glass, the project takes over where it last left more than a decade ago, when Microsoft founder Bill Gates was still the CEO. ... - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 13:28
Your Neighborhood: Exclaimed words in a mark won’t land a successful UDRP, panelist says
A panelist at the WIPO has made a great observation, after deciding to deny a UDRP for the Complainant, despite a lack of response by the Respondent. In a case involving the domain name,, the Complainant brought forth his registered trademark as part of the UDRP particulars. Conveniently, however, he omitted the ... - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:27
Mike Robertson: From Down Under to Down South!
The domain industry’s financial growth brings wonderful new opportunities to talented individuals; Mike Robertson, co-founder of Domain Guardians is one such talent. Born and raised in Queensland, Australia, Mike’s successful career includes more than 8 years with Deep Blue Sea / Fabulous, overseeing large accounts for cl... - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:35
Sudden Ebola Sedo? Domain broker money win Capitalist ICANN51 success, not beer
Week last, show counter panic domain market, and fact break multiple PPC revenue. Stating parking, Ebola virus preference, XYZ reach top nTLDstats – really? Many investors domains, counter-offer on NameJet 120% better, but Sedo return revenue Q4 at euro 5.4 million German economy not failed. ICANN51: Success, if burea... - Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 21:48
After losing UDRP, registrant posts ‘manifesto’ against the World Wrestling Entertainment
Recently, the registrant of lost the domain in a UDRP filed by the World Wrestling Entartainment (formerly WWF). The UDRP was filed at the National Arbitration Forum. The transfer was ordered on October 13th, which prompted the wrath of the domain’s registrant, who went ballistic against WWE. On the homepage of,... - Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 16:20
Dot .CLUB : A ‘big chunk’ of the Internet controlled by Canadian entrepreneur, Colin Campbell
An article in the South Florida Business Journal praises the entrepreneurial spirit of Colin Campbell, CEO of dot .CLUB. After beating Donuts, Inc. to the race for the .CLUB gTLD, Campbell oversaw the launch of what appears to be the most successful new gTLD – after removing freebie givers .Berlin and robo-registrations Olympia... - Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 9:56
Father Domainicus and the viral spread of the gTLD disease
Greetings and salutations, my brothers and sisters in domaining; this is Father Domainicus, currently on a conference call with other Domainers Without Frontiers. Recently, our humble Domain Church has been flooded by questions, most of them related to the infectious rise and spread of a particular, unmentionable gTLD. One of these q... - Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 20:10

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