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Dot Vegas CEO Jim Trevino Talks About .Vegas At TBAN In Las Vegas
Dot Vegas Inc. Founder, President and CEO Jim Trevino recently had the chance to talk about the .Vegas New gTLD at a Technology Business Alliance of Nevada luncheon. Check out a few highlights from his address at the video here: - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 19:21
Flippa Is Introducing A New Auction Webpage
Flippa announced that it is introducing a new auction webpage this week. This is what Flippa says about the new auction page: “It’s the result of months of researching and testing with users, with a new design, a focus on … Continue reading → - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 15:20
This Is What The Internet Was Missing: A Nigerian Registrar
Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced the accreditation of Nigeria’s registrar, Upperlink, which makes the company the first Nigerian and the eighth accredited registrar in Africa. I am not so sure this is what the internet and … Continue reading → - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 13:16
New UK Domain Name Spammer ( and
I got a spam email from yesterday for the 20th time so I decided to reply and ask them to unsubscribe me as they seemed like a real United Kingdom company. And they actually replied even though I didn’t … Continue reading → - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 9:25
New TV Ad For .London New Top Level Domain Name
The .London registry released a new TV ad for the new top level domain name. Until 31st July 2014, Londoners get priority for Dot London domain names. This means that if you are a London-based business, organisation, neighbourhood association or … Continue reading → - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 3:46
.Tokyo Has 9,598 Domain Registrations After Its 1st Day
Yesterday 22th of July the .Tokyo new domain name extension entered general availability. Tokyo has a metropolitan population of over 35 million people. This was one of the big geo New gTLDs but it didn’t do as well as I … Continue reading → - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 23:8
New NameJet iOS App Available For Download
NameJet announced the release of it’s new iOS app. NameJet’s new App for iOS gives you more control when bidding in domain name auctions while on the go. This is how Namejet describes the iOS app: “The app has an easy-to-use … Continue reading → - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 18:26
Go Daddy Customer Complains About 2 Domains That Were Removed From His Account
A Go Daddy customer is complaining that he registered 2 .xyz domains in June and Go Daddy removed the 2 domains from his account in July and registered the domains under some other name. I am not sure what happened … Continue reading → - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 14:10
.Tokyo New Top Level Domain Enters General Availability Today
GMO Internet Group company, GMO Registry announced that .tokyo ( the top level domain representing Tokyo, the capital city of Japan, opened for worldwide general registration on July 22, 2014, at 03:00 UTC. Following the initial launch phases in which … Continue reading → - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 7:35
New Shorter .NZ Domains Names Coming In September In New Zealand
The .nz registry is following the footsteps of Nominet, the .uk registry, offering shorter .nz (New Zealand) ccTLD domain names. From 1pm, 30 September 2014, ‘second level’ domains like the .co in ‘’ and the .org in ‘’ will become … Continue reading → - Monday, July 21, 2014 - 20:32
Moniker Update: Support Replies, Bulk Auth Codes, Privacy Email Fail, Privacy Price
This is time for another Moniker update. The past 2 months have been crazy. I have made 8 posts, including this one, describing what have been a Moniker system disaster. Before a couple of days I received some cryptic emails … Continue reading → - Monday, July 21, 2014 - 15:49
New gTLD Weekly Review: .Tokyo, .University, .Town, .Toys, .Consulting
This week 9 New gTLDs enter General Availability and another 4 New gTLDs enter the EAP General Availability. On the 22nd of July .Tokyo enters general availability. This is one of the big geo New gTLDs. Tokyo has a metropolitan … Continue reading → - Monday, July 21, 2014 - 11:36
“Domain Registry of America” Registrar Suspended By ICANN For 90 Days
The registrar BRANDON GRAY INTERNET SERVICES INC. (dba that has been behind the ”Domain Registry of America”  (DRoA) or “Domain Renewal Group” scam was suspended by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”) on the 19th of July 2014. Brandon Gray’s ability to create new R... - Monday, July 21, 2014 - 9:30
Sedo sells 570 domains for $1.5 million: $16k, 15k Euro, 13k Euro
In the past week (July 7 to July 13), 570 (564 last week) transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.5 million ($2.4m last week). Only 188 (167 last week) domains from the 570 were reported by Sedo. … Continue reading → - Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 15:4
I Have Been Refunded $3,000 From Go Daddy And I Have Yet To Find Someone Else With The Same Problem
In the past 4 months I have been refunded $3,000 from Go Daddy from failed New gTLD EAP pre-orders. I was refunded $2,850 back in March and $150 just a couple of days ago. The EAP fee is the Early … Continue reading → - Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 14:6
Latest Flippa Sales: $28,500, $18,000, $6,350
Highest sale this week at Flippa was the domain name that sold for $28,500. sold for $18,000 and on yet another great .info sale the domain was sold for $6,350. There were 2 other domains that made … Continue reading → - Friday, July 18, 2014 - 22:11
8 New gTLDs Launched This Week – What Domains Did You Buy?
8 New gTLDs launched this past week. Donuts had 4 (.Capital, .Engineering, .Exchange and .Gripe.) that did pretty bad. And the other 3 Punto 2012′s (CentralNic) .bar and .rest,  and Rightside Registry’s .moda didn’t do much better. .Wien did ok. I … Continue reading → - Friday, July 18, 2014 - 13:30
.Scot New gTLD Registry Doesn’t Know About Collisions And ICANN Rules
It seems that the .Scot registry doesn’t know about domain name collision lists and other ICANN rules concerning new domain name extensions. 3 of the 38 pioneer domain names and websites that were announced are either against an ICANN rule … Continue reading → - Friday, July 18, 2014 - 7:59
Electronic Cigarettes International Group Changes Domain Name To
Victory Electronic Cigarettes Corporation, today announced that it has officially changed its corporate name and entity to the Electronic Cigarettes International Group, Ltd. (ECIG). The company name change, which is effective immediately, coincides with the firm’s new corporate domain change … Continue reading → - Friday, July 18, 2014 - 4:6
Sedo Runs A .Club Domain Name Campaign
Sedo is running a rather interesting email campaign promoting the thousands of .club domains it has on it’s platform. They are contacting Sedo users that have or had “club” related domains for sale in their accounts. Here is the message … Continue reading → - Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 16:50

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