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Chinese domain market report : is the Great Firewall of China going down soon?

Luo Fuhe, a Chinese official, said that the “Great Firewall” of China blocking western web sites, is too restrictive and hinders economic progress, discouraging foreign investments. It’s a rare demonstration of opposing the Chinese government policy, and one of two things might happen: Mr. Luo Fuhe might be reprimanded for disrespecting the party’s position, or […]

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Why 2017 Is The Year Of The Bot; 3D-Printed Villa In Less Than 3 Hours

“Stay away from just making what the market is asking for”; How to know when it’s time to leave your job – and where to go next; To Discount Or Not To Discount? That Is The Question; The Social Media Mistake That Could Have Doomed A Startup; China tightens grip on app stores; CES Signals […]

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Chinese domain market report : Big Brother a reality in China

The Chinese government continues to push with its plans to roll out ranking for people, based on their online activities. No longer just a measurement of credit worthiness, the social credit system is now scanning the online activities of Chinese citizens on social media and even online merchants. Big Brother is therefore one step away […]

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Father Domainicus : The Internyet era is about to begin

Greetings and salutations, my domainer brothers and sisters; this is Father Domainicus, on a fine yet smoldering hot Sunday afternoon. Many a domain investor have asked me recently, Father Domainicus, what is going on with ICANN and the end of the United States’ God-given authority on the Internet? Without a doubt ICANN, a US-based non-profit, […]

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Chinese domain market report : We didn’t hack the FDIC

Chinese hackers are allegedly targeting US corporations and even the FDIC. According to a report filed by a US congressional committee, China is behind hacking attacks against the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp in 2010, 2011 and 2013. Naturally, Chinese officials opposed to and denied such allegations, stating: “We have repeatedly said that whoever puts forward […]

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Chinese Cybersquatter plays the “great firewall” card in massive Facebook UDRP

By violating a famous brand’s trademarks, one has to be extremely creative in defending their deed. In the case of a Chinese domain registrant who registered a bunch of Instagram domain typos, the argument was rather weak. Facebook and its daughter company, Instagram, filed a UDRP at the WIPO, for the following domains: facebookenespanol.com faecdook.com […]

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Chinese domain sales : Drunk as a monkey for the week

The Chinese stock market is closed for the week-long celebrations of the Year of the Monkey. As such, domain sales activity has slowed down to a painful trickle. To compensate for this lack of Chinese domain sales here’s a quick Chinese joke: “Three Chinese brothers, Bu, Chu, and Fu, wanted to illegally live in America. […]

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What if TLDs are Chinese?

Do certain top level domain names have a Chinese meaning? We’ve often seen TLDs repurposed. For instance, .ME and .TV – originally the country codes of Montenegro and Tuvalu, respectively – are mainly understood as words. While .SI means Slovenia in Slovenia, Spanish speakers might read it as “yes”. More recently, .PW has been marketed as a shorthand for […]

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NSFW: 10 Most Offensive Ads From Abroad; Chinese Spend $10 billion On …

Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino in a IRS “situation”; Yes, gTLDs Can Rank Just as Well as .com Domains in Google; Why Established Companies Are Ditching Their Dot-Com; If you had only saved your old beer cans, you’d be a millionaire; Marissa Mayer. What is she fighting for? The Changing World for Global Brands; If the […]

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What Makes a Great Domain Name? Asian Money Being Thrown Like water

Army Officer Turns to Top Level Domain to Launch the domain everyone is “buzzing” about; It’s not just your Domains the Chinese are buying, it’s YOUR world— Alibaba plans Snapchat funding at $15 billion valuation; Lyft raises $530 million investment amid competition with Uber; The Reputation Economy: Are You Ready; GREAT READ- LinkedIn Is Today’s Suit — […]

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