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September 24, 2018 23:49

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Does GoDaddy have too much power?

It seems more and more domain owners are rebelling against the GoDaddy monopoly. Huge Domains also appears to be in the crosshairs of more angry domainers. Over the last week three threads on Namepros have popped up that deal with different levels of disdain, and in one thread it has been suggested to give your […]

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The continuing saga of

A couple weeks ago I wrote a piece about the ordeal, a post that has become one of the all time forum reads. Since then the thread has really heated up with a lot more evidence coming out and a lot of detective work provided by some members such as TheLegendaryJp, Grilled, Silentptnr, etc… […]

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Milo Yiannopoulos is moving on from

The domain famously sold to Milo Yiannopoulos for $150,000 last year, it seems Milo never updated the whois so it made it look like Richard Dynas was still the owner. Richard expressed his frustration that Milo never changed the whois, which as we all know happens with some end users. Seems like Milo has changed […]

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Amidst death threats and people showing up at his door, Eric Lyon is moving to new role

Years ago a long time domainer expressed to me that I was a fool, he had no idea why I was a moderator at Namepros, especially working for free. I said well it’s good to give back and help other people in the industry, though it can be a pain in the butt from time […]

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Video: Mastering Aftermarket Appraisals @ NamesCon

Watch the full session of NamesCon’s Mastering Aftermarket Appraisals session, and learn a number of perspectives from domain industry professional of how to accurately appraise and evaluate domain names to sell or purchase.   The post Video: Mastering Aftermarket Appraisals @ NamesCon appeared first on

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Somehow someone accidentally purchased a domain for $8,000 and they don’t want it

Another interesting thread popped up on Namepros yesterday. A new member basically posted that they bought a domain for $8,000 by accident. They don’t want the name, they would like Sedo to stop threatening legal action as they don’t even $5. On a domain was mistakenly purchased by me but I don’t want that […]

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Video: NamesCon the future of emoji domains

NamesCon: Kickstart Commerce Interviews Matan Israeli and Jon Roig – The Future of Emoji Domains. The post Video: NamesCon the future of emoji domains appeared first on

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Verisign shares hit new high while Tucows is down 6.6%

Verisign shares hit a new high today, the high on the day was $121.61 before closing at $120.55. 120.55 +4.20 (3.61%) Range 116.23 – 121.61 52 week 81.58 – 121.61 Open 116.47 Vol / Avg. 2.32M/939,093.00 Mkt cap 11.76B P/E 32.74 Div/yield     – EPS 3.68 Shares 97.59M Beta 0.92 Inst. own 126% Other popular public […]

Read more was purchased for $2,577 and now it’s been taken back

Yesterday I wrote a post about being sold. Most assumed it must have been a big sale. Nope, it was purchased for just $2,577. Now the buyer says Network Solutions removed the domain from their account.   Hi, guys I’m the buyer of, I did the search via on 12.Feb, and found […]

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The lady responsible for all those blockchain names and an idea for GoDaddy

So over the last couple weeks GoDaddy has reaped the rewards of one ladies’ efforts. An avalanche of blockchain related domains sold at auction that had expired. The registrant was certainly a forward thinker who was earlier than most to the blockchain game. Jane Angela Maginsky Pantalone Both passed away sadly in March of 2017. […]

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