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The Rise of #Skywalker : Dot .com #domain gets squatted as soon as new Star Wars trailer is released

A new trailer for the next Star Wars movie revealed the full name: Star Wars – The Rise of Skywalker. Within hours, the domain name TheRiseOfSkywalker.com was registered, not by the movie mogul Lucasfilm LTD, which is owned by Disney. The domain is currently at GoDaddy, and the .net and .org have been registered without […]

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#Guzzini .com : Korean #domain registrant wanted $100,000 but got #UDRP’ed

The Korean registrant of the domain Guzzini.com sought to get $100,000 dollars from the Italian trademark holder. Instead, they got hit with a UDRP once negotiations failed. Enrico Guzzini formed the company in 1912, and the brand is famous in Italy, and internationally for its tableware and houseware products. The Korean registrant secured the domain […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF APRIL 11, 2019

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on April 11, 2019. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had a reserve.  I’m only showing where […]

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Constantine Roussos’ DotMusic wins .Music domain

Roussos beats Amazon, Google and others to win control of .Music. The long battle for control of the .music top level domain name is owner. Yesterday, DotMusic founder Constantine Roussos confirmed this his organization was the winning bidder in a private settlement for the extension: Excited to announce that after more than a decade, DotMusic […]

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KPMG dumps .com for dot-brand gTLD

KPMG has become the latest company to dump its .com domain in favor of its dot-brand gTLD. The company recently announced that it is now using home.kpmg as its primary web site domain, replacing kpmg.com. The migration appears to be complete already. URLs on the old .com address now bounce users to the equivalent page […]

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David and Goliath? DotMusic confirms .music win

Cyprus-based registry upstart DotMusic Ltd has confirmed that it has secured the rights to the .music gTLD. Founder and CEO Constantinos Roussos tweeted the news overnight. Excited to announce that after more than a decade, DotMusic has prevailed and will be the .MUSIC registry 🙂 https://t.co/XSnCkQVn28 #ICANN #DotMusic #DavidandGoliath #Music #Domains pic.twitter.com/tQX14eYyKu — Constantine Roussos […]

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Neustar loses most of its Amazon back-end biz to Nominet

Amazon has switched two thirds of its large portfolio of new gTLDs over to Nominet’s back-end registry services, replacing Neustar. Judging by changes to IANA records this week, Amazon has moved 35 gTLDs to Nominet, leaving 17 at Neustar. A Neustar spokesperson confirmed the changes, telling DI: in an effort to diversify their back-end support, […]

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TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop List for 4/12/2019!

Here is TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop List for 4/12/2019. I will not be back-ordering or bidding on any of these domains myself. There are some really valuable domains on this list! If you have any thoughts/input please leave a comment below! Good Luck! rightwing.com kissinsights.com qontent.com atlanticoutdoors.com 830.org c-k.org heritageplus.com ngea.com tradingbroker.com haber.tv […]

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Travs Daily List of Domains at Auction for Friday April 12th, 2019

I would say about 50% of the domains that I own would fit into the “brandable” category of domain – so several hundred names.  I have about 100 names on BrandBucket, about 100 names on Brandpa and lately, I’ve been adding some names to SquadHelp.  For those who aren’t familiar with the name, SquadHelp started […]

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To self lander or not to self lander…

Today: Domain Battle Round #6 – Thunderdome Contest / Dubai.app Sold for $10,000 / Rehab.tv sold for $9,000! / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Neo.tv sold for $20,000! – Wow! Another .tv ccTLD sales report in the five-figure range. .tv just doesn’t stop. Do you […]

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