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GoDaddy buys data center in the Cayman Islands
GoDaddy is gearing up for a future face-off with Google, the numero uno domain registrar in the world wants to ensure it remains at the top of the list. The recent acquisition of a high tech data center in the Cayman Islands is a significant indication that GoDaddy plans to move a large part of […] - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 14:3
Domain Registry of Canada: It both sounds and looks official
Late last week we covered the big slam-dunk by ICANN on serial slammers, Domain Registry of America; their registrar outfit, NameJuice, aka “Brandon Gray Internet Services” was given a 90 day suspension. DROA operates other similar points of contact, such as Domain Registry of Canada, Domain Registry of Europe and Interne... - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 13:0
Zions Bank reaps first multiple new gTLD domains in clear cut UDRP
Zions Bancorporation of Salt Lake City, Utah landed the first multiple new gTLD UDRP that we’re aware of, seeking to protect its marks “Zions Bank” and “Zions.” The Respondent in this case clearly went after the intellectual property rights of the Complainant, per the choice of new gTLD domains that he r... - Monday, July 21, 2014 - 18:1
Wednesday warning: Get ready for Webfair Virtual 2014
Three days from now you’ll be able to attend Webfair Virtual 2014 – the first immersive domain conference for the new Internet era. This is a game changer as far as interactive conferences are concerned; registration is free for all visitors. DomainGang is proud to be on the roster of Webfair Virtual partners, which is [&... - Monday, July 21, 2014 - 16:31
Descriptive domain saved from UDRP but no RDNH
When you attempt to roll a generic word or phrase into a trademark, you’d better be using it actively. In a UDRP at the WIPO over the domain name the Complainant, Financial Services Roundtable of Washington, DC attempted to indicate the Respondent has no legitimate rights to the domain. The Compl... - Monday, July 21, 2014 - 12:27
Pay $3,000 for this domain, are you crazy?
I really wanted that domain name, and I typed it in the browser. So it’s parked at Frank Schilling’s Domain Name Sales platform, which I’m familiar with. Great. So I made an inquiry to get a response and a quote back, as I don’t place offers right away, I want to take the pulse of […] - Monday, July 21, 2014 - 11:53
Rob Grant’s pride: Lana Del Rey passes 10 Million Likes!
Yet another milestone was achieved moments ago, for the talented, melancholic Lana Del Rey. After two back to back Rolling Stone magazine covers, it’s time to take over Facebook. Domain investor Rob Grant‘s daughter’s rise to stratospheric levels can now be proven by 10,000,000 Likes on Facebook, on top of millions ... - Monday, July 21, 2014 - 1:18
Buzz Aldrin’s tweets: Social media and the 2nd man on the moon
Forty-five years ago the Apollo 11 mission made it to the moon. This historic achievement of the human race has been the driving force of many of today’s scientists, engineers, astronauts and commoners. Buzz Aldrin, the 2nd man to walk on the moon after Neil Armstrong, is enjoying life and social media on the Internet, […... - Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 12:6
Operation Valkyrie: 70 years ago
You can rest assured that Hollywood studios take hold of important, historic domain names, and hide them in obscurity. Disney did it with, and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios did the same with Today is the 70th anniversary of a major turn in World War II history: the day of Hitler’s assassinat... - Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 11:44
Domainer Wedding time!
It’s wedding time in the domain community, and while we’d be tempted to say “there’s something in the water”, it’s summertime – when most weddings occur in the US. We’d like to extend our warmest congratulatory greetings to the following exceptional individuals and their spouses, who ti... - Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 13:5
Would you like to buy an A,E,O vowel? First .XYZ domain lost in UDRP
After more than 230,000 robo-registrations of .XYZ domains at Network Solutions, it was bound to happen: the decision for the first UDRP for a dot .XYZ domain name was just delivered. American Eagle Outfitters filed the UDRP at the National Arbitration Forum; the case involved the domain, registered at Uniregistry. The Compla... - Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 4:16
ICANN: Registrar behind Domain Registry of America gets letter of suspension
ICANN has sent a letter of suspension to the domain registrar behind the notorious Domain Registry of America (DROA), a company that is allegedly one of the biggest domain slammers on the Internet. According to Wikipedia, domain slamming is the practice whereupon “the offending domain name registrar attempts to trick domain own... - Friday, July 18, 2014 - 21:8
Domainer Bollywood Day 2014: India’s best and biggest domain conference
The biggest domain conference in India is about to take the world by storm, featuring a large roster of local entrepreneurs and international domain sponsors. The brainchild of Puranjay Raja Bibek, an Indian multi-level marketing expert and call-center guru, Domainer Bollywood Day 2014 is expected to attract thousands of attendees, d... - Friday, July 18, 2014 - 15:21
Thirteen year old domain lost in UDRP
Time and again we’re proven right: even if you have a strong case, not involving an attorney in a UDRP against a premium domain can be disastrous. The 13 year old domain,, was lost to the Complainant, Mines Press, Inc. of Cortlandt Manor, New York who operate from the dashed variant, Despite the Comp..... - Friday, July 18, 2014 - 12:36
HasOffers rebrands to
Mobile ad company, HasOffers, was apparently not getting that far ahead in its target market with that name. Over the course of nine months, they rebranded the company, securing the domain name in the process. The idea was to assist their customers “tune their marketing campaigns“; obviously, the choice of a name... - Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 23:27
Banned thoughts about domain names – Part deux
Elliot’s blog █████████████ schmuck, comments such as █████████████ █████████████ psycho! Complete ████████ hole, from Mumbai, ██████ disparaging Elliot. Well, █████████████ you too, buddy! Meanwhile, Moniker said ███████ fixed, but I doubt it. Can’t believe ███████ █████████████ and █████████████ UDRP, all while the domain ██████ ..... - Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 22:4
Solarmovie: Pirate movie streamer blames for domain hijacking
We haven’t heard of Solarmovie before, but those who seek fringe methods of accessing and streaming copies of movies and TV shows, probably do. The registrant of expressed his dismay over the alleged hijacking of the domain, which was transferred to 1and1 from According to “Chris”, a hacker g... - Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 12:30
New Minds+Machines domain campaign targets dot .Horse gTLD
A new marketing campaign by gTLD sweethearts, Minds+Machines, focuses on one of its gTLD assets, dot .Horse. The campaign appears in the Financial Times, Forbes, GQ and Fortune 500 magazines, all of which carry half page advertisements. The end result is quite effective. “With this domain campaign, we are targeting the educated... - Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 11:52
Moniker to transfer domain management development to Uniregistry
After weeks of a painful transition to a new domain management system, Moniker has called it quits, and it’s hiring new database developers and back-end designers for its domain management system. “The German database programmers drank beer and watched the World Cup on TV for the past 30 days, it was impossible to get thi... - Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 11:21
Shocker: Domain trading to become illegal in China
It’s no secret that the Chinese government has absolute power over its people; the 1.3 billion Chinese enjoy “freedom” exactly as it’s filtered through the bureaucrats of Beijing. Despite recent flourishing in the domain market, China’s economy is dependent on construction and manufacturing, along with t... - Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 10:50

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