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This Weeks New gTLD 1st Day Totals: .Voting 9,025, .Kaufen 4,325, Consulting 3,852, Media 3,438
Yesterday a bunch of new gTLD’s went into general availability (GA)  meaning domain names can be registered live on a first come first serve basis. All total include any Sunrise registrations and any Landrush/Early Access Program (EAP) registration which took place before GA .KAUFEN which is German for the word “Buy”...
The Domains - 39 min ago
Sedo Transactions Total $1M; 52% Are BIN & Open.TV Sells For $25K
Over the past week, 506 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1m. 52% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings. Highlights of public sales are: · Top .coms: at 90,000 USD · Top ccTLD: at 25,000 EUR · Top “other” TLD: at 7,999 USD The […]
The Domains - 1 hr 4 min ago
You Want To illegally download content in the UK ? You will get some letters but no penalty
The MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) and RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) must be wondering what the heck is going on across the pond in the UK. After years of trying to find the right solution to dealing with piracy, they are going to send citizens letters that are the equivalent to telling […]
The Domains - 4 hr 40 min ago
Flippa giving away a special link to redeem 1 FREE Domain listing!
Flippa has certainly ramped up its domain only auctions since Kevin Fink came on board and jump started things there. There is a special promo running good for one week, that he just released, From now through month’s end, when you list a domain on Flippa, you’ll be given a special link to redeem 1 […]
The Domains - 6 hr 57 min ago
An Example of Why People Still CyberSquat
Why do people still cybersquat ? That was a question posed a couple of weeks back on Namepros, and while I am not advocating it any way, I am going to give an example of how it still pays off in 2014. sold on Wednesday for $16,000. The domain was registered in July of […]
The Domains - 7 hr 37 min ago
3rd Reverse Domain Name Hijacking of The Day: Sin Spirits LLC Guilty On
Sin Spirits LLC represented by George M. Dipp, Texas has been found Guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) making it the third RDNH ruling of the day which must be a record, on the domain name Respondent registered the disputed domain name on November 9, 1997 as evidenced by the Whois records. Complainant […...
The Domains - 18 hr 26 min ago Guilty Of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking
CITY BANK (not CitiBank) whose site is and, represented by Kristi Dent of Cox Smith Matthews Incorporated, Texas, USA was just found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH). The three member panel of Fernando Triana, Esq, James A. Carmodym, and Dennis A. Foster, Esq said on the issue of RDN...
The Domains - 18 hr 48 min ago
Neustar Reports: Revenue up 8%; Income Decreases 6%
Neustar, Inc. (NSR), today announced results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, and reaffirmed its guidance for 2014. Results for Second Quarter 2014 Compared to Second Quarter 2013 Revenue increased 8% to $237.5 million Revenue from Marketing Services increased 19% to $35.0 million Revenue from Security Services increased 28% to $...
The Domains - 19 hr 9 min ago
Sunrise/Early Access Program Domains Taken in .Pictures: Fox, HBO & Some Good Generics
We published a post earlier today that included .Pictures that went into general availability today. We thought we would take a look at some of the more interesting Sunrise and Early Access Program (EAP) registrations for .Pictures keeping in mind some of these had a premium registration and renewal rate in addition to the EAP [̷...
The Domains - 21 hr 31 min ago
5 Domains That Have Hit Reserve and Will Sell At
The Heritage Auction domain name live auction is tomorrow at 2PM EST with live online bidding. The, prebidding system is open until 10pm tonight. The auction features some great domains including and and you can read more about the auction here As of publication 5 domain names have hit reserve and wil...
The Domains - 23 hr 6 min ago With over 4 Million Users Re-Brands as Maps.Me
The .Me registry announced today in a blog post, that has rebranded as MAPS.ME The company is the creator of an App which boasts over 4 million users. The App is available for iOS, Android and BlackBerry. This startup uses OpenStreetMap data to provide access to highly detailed offline maps of, virtually, every country...
The Domains - 23 hr 26 min ago
gTLD’s: Now It Gets Interesting: .Pics, .Pictures, Photo, .Photos
Tomorrow the new gTLD .Pictures launches into general availability  status meaning it can be registered on a first come first served basis. We have been chatting about plural and singular new gTLD’s for a while as well as vertical competition but with the launch of this new domain name extension we can actually start to […...
The Domains - 23 hr 59 min ago
Dealhunter A/S of Denmark Guilty Of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking On
A three member UDRP panel has found Dealhunter A/S of Frederiksberg, Denmark, represented by Aumento, Denmark guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) on the domain name The domain holder was represented by Ari Goldberger and Jason Schaeffer of The domain name was registered in 1998. The Complainant w...
The Domains - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 10:50
.Moe Ends 1st Day Of General Avalibility With 1K Domains & Only Has 199,998,930 To Go
The .Moe registry predicted that .Moe would get 200 Million domain name registrations in short order, blowing past .Com registration which are at over 113,500,000 registrations. Well after the first day .Moe is well on its way after racking up 1,070 registrations after Sunrise, Landrush and on the 1st day of General Availability (GA)...
The Domains - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 3:10
Netsol .XYZ Registrations Top 300,000, Back Over 85% of all .XYZ Registrations updated once again today and the number of .XYZ domain names registered at Network Solutions topped 301,000 registrations. The total number of .XYZ registrations is at over 355,000 However the share of .XYZ registrations attributable to NetworkSolutions (NetSol) is now back over 85%. Network Solutions has been giving fr...
The Domains - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 2:30
I’ll Say It, 10K .Tokyo Domain Registrations Is Not Good
.Tokyo launched and taking into account the 80+ Sunrise and Landrush application I would say a first day total of less than 10,000 registrations isn’t great. The price of a .Tokyo domain name registration was very reasonable priced at around $15, There were no premium registration and renewal priced domains although there were ...
The Domains - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 2:14
Amazon Settles a New gTLD Contention Set By Private Auction As Donuts Wins .Group
        Amazon has apparently participated in its 1st new gTLD private auction losing .Group to Donuts. There were 5 applicants for the new gTLD .Group Amazon (AMZN) Donuts Top Level Design, LLC (Raymond King .Wiki & .ink) (related to former owner of the .Co Registry) (TCX) All application...
The Domains - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 17:13
.Tokyo Is Live & Got Over 800 Sunrise/Landrush Domains Led By Apple
.Tokyo launched today and is live for domain registrations which seem to be running around $15 a year. It is by far the largest city to have launched its own new gTLD extension with a population of over 13 million people. I went through the zone file and found Apple who rarely participates in new […]
The Domains - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 12:6
.Moe Launches Today & Predicts It Will Have 200 Million Registrations
“.Moe” Could Potentially Hit over 200 Million Registrations! ” Is the first line of a press release out this morning by Interlink Co., Ltd., a new Domain Registry Operator, announcing that the new gTLD .Moe is in general availability meaning it is open for live domain name registrations on a first-come, first-served...
The Domains - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 9:41
Strong View Systems Accuses of Trademark Infringement over Social Studio, Neither ...
There is a battle brewing between software companies and Strong View Systems. The battle is over a recently launched product from called, Social Studio. The product was launched in May and Strong View Systems has had a trademark on the name since 2010. The domain name has been registered...
The Domains - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 7:59

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