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UDRP for gTLD: Heavy Duty or Harley Davidson?
A UDRP against the domain name was decided recently, with the Complainant awarded the domain name from a non-responsive Respondent. Harley Davidson, world-famous for its motorcycles – affectionately called “bikes” – owns a trademark for “H-D” since 1984; that’s 30 full years. The reg... - 9 hr 9 min ago
Big data: Domainfest reveals key domain conference statistics
Domainfest 2014 was a complete success; the established domain conference attracted several hundred participants, many of which were groupies of the megagroup, Stone Temple Pilots. Just how well did Domainfest do? Oversee released key domain statistics about the domain conference, that present a good analysis of the event’s bro... - 13 hr 14 min ago
TRAFFIC extends ‘free hotel nights’ at the Bellagio – Offer expires on Friday
TRAFFIC 2014 in Las Vegas is approaching fast; Rick Schwartz has just sent out an update on extending the free nights at the Bellagio offer: Back by popular demand! Domainers like the Free Room nights at the Bellagio in Las Vegas and we have received dozens of requests to extend that offer because many of […] The post TRAFFIC e... - 15 hr 9 min ago
DNW: First time gTLD registrant frames his dot .link domain
There’s always a first time, and there’s no reason to be bashful or ashamed about it. Domain Name Wire editor, Andrew Allemann, registered his first gTLD domain ever, and it wasn’t a donut, but a crispy rum cake instead. “I’ve always been a fan of Frank Schilling, so it was a non-brainer to register one ... - 16 hr 16 min ago
Have a hand registered beer with Sevan and some chick pics with Darryl!
Sevan Derderian, Director of Sales for Uniregistry, is a beer aficionado; the warm, sandy beaches of the Cayman islands is the best place to kick back and have a cold one. With Uniregistry launching five new gTLDs today, Sevan would not let the opportunity pass by, and he is the proud owner of – a […] The post ... - Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 15:0
Dot .photo past 2000 registrations as new Uniregistry gTLDs launch
Dot .photo, the Uniregistry gTLD aimed at photography enthusiasts, jumped past 2000 registrations in its first minutes of availability, earlier today. Other gTLDs launching today from Uniregistry include dot .link, which is being promoted as a great alternative to dot .com, dot .pics, dot .guitars and dot .gift. The official zone fil... - Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 12:13
Warrior Forum joins Freelancer
Warrior Forum, one of the oldest web forums for Internet marketers – often referred to as affiliate marketing specialists – has been absorbed by Freelancer, a freelance job industry giant. This might not please some of its oldest members, as the Warrior Forum community was always seen as independent from any external infl... - Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 11:50
Happy Passover domainers!
Passover began in the evening tonight; for many domainers of the Jewish faith, this is a chance to get together with friends and family to celebrate a very old tradition. Passover celebrates the liberation from slavery under the Pharaohs in ancient Egypt, more than 3300 years ago. The Hebrew Bible describes the event in the […]... - Monday, April 14, 2014 - 20:31
ICANN threatening acronyms and other desirable domain names
Canadian Domain investor, George Kirikos, has been following ICANN closely for more than a decade. Often commenting on upcoming changes and proposals requesting public feedback, George Kirikos is able to ‘read between the lines‘ and identify more or less visible issues, and often raises awareness to them. In an exchange t... - Monday, April 14, 2014 - 17:46
ICANN: ‘Training wheels off’ in a new global Internet governance advertisement
ICANN has been upping its game with regards to raising awareness about the proposed multistakeholder assumption of Internet governance. President and CEO, Fadi Chehadé, stated recently that the Internet is mature enough to let go of its “training wheels” – a clear reference to the anticipated end of stewardship by t... - Monday, April 14, 2014 - 16:24
Domainer doldrums end as Tax deadline nears
Thousands of domain professionals are about to return to their usual domain investing activities, as Tax season ends tomorrow in the US. Having processed hundreds of documents, payment stubs and expenses, domainers are wrapping up crunching numbers in order to pay Uncle Sam’s taxes. “I cannot believe it took me so long to... - Monday, April 14, 2014 - 12:38
Domain collisions demonstrated in new video has created an expert video, demonstrating the problem with domain collisions that many system administrators are currently facing. Vic Dixon analyzed Newton’s first law, that states: Every object in a state of uniform motion tends to remain in that state of motion unless an external force is applied to it. “Coll... - Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 16:22
Shocking news: New Domain Registries are in for the money
A shocking revelation is sending waves of mixed emotions across the domain industry: domain registries launching new gTLDs are actually looking to profit from their business endeavor. The leaked news was not perceived well by domainers, who expected registries such as Donuts, Inc., Uniregistry and Minds+Machines to be goodwill corpor... - Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 11:11
101Domain: Reset your passwords due to the ‘Heartbleed bug’
The Heartbleed incident is becoming a pain in the butt for many service providers, that have updated their SSL certificates, patched their servers and are now scrambling to have their users change their passwords. In the domain universe, Dynadot asked its users to change their passwords; now it’s the time of 101Domain. In an em... - Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 23:11 – Carrying on family tradition since 1814
Michael Walshe, founder of The Historical Research Center, can easily claim he owns the oldest family business, now on the Internet. “My family has been involved in the study of heritage, families and family lore, the fascinating stories we are all linked to, for close to 200 years. To us, family lore is as important […] ... - Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 11:20
Uniregistry & Minds + Machines announce Silicon Beach TLD Fest
An one-day conference, titled “Silicon Beach TLD Fest” will take place on April 21st, in Santa Monica, California. Minds + Machines and Uniregistry are co-hosting the event; Antony Van Couvering and Frank Schilling will be at the event from their respective companies. “Over 500,000 new domains have already been regi... - Friday, April 11, 2014 - 21:33
Domainer Trade Show cancels its May domain conference
Domainer Trade Show canceled its May 2014 event citing the apparent congestion in the domain conference space, along with personal health issues – which we hope will be resolved soon – event organizer, Doug Haan, announced the news today. - Friday, April 11, 2014 - 20:9
Heartbleed bug: Dynadot alerts its users to change their account passwords
As a side-effect of the so-called “Hearthbleed bug“, thousands of companies offering services over SSL connections are now scrambling to patch their software. Among them are several domain registrars;  yesterday, we published a list of those that might have been affected, including those that are now patched. Dynadot was ... - Friday, April 11, 2014 - 15:53
Uniregistry: Domainers live longer in the Caymans
Frank Schilling’s Uniregistry has another reason to celebrate its recent launch of a domain registrar: longevity of domain registrations through better health of their registrants. “In the Caymans we have between 349 to 360 days of full sunshine every year,” said Frank Schilling. “It’s a known fact that ... - Friday, April 11, 2014 - 14:28
Divorcing the wife? Get the domain in a UDRP!
If you’re divorcing your spouse of several years in a bitter legal battle, what a better way to get even by taking her domain in a UDRP - right? That’s what the Complainant thought he’d do, in a case involving the domain name Registered in 1999 in the name of North American Reishi ltd., […] The pos... - Friday, April 11, 2014 - 11:17

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