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October 22, 2018 05:53

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#SpamHaus and #domains : October 2018 report of most abused #TLDs

Malware activity monitor, SpamHaus, keeps track of the number of bad domains spewing out spam, for every TLD, ccTLD and gTLD. In other words, it’s not the absolute number of “bad domains” but the ratio that determines how bad a TLD, gTLD or ccTLD is. How does SpamHaus calculate that domain badness? The abusive behavior […]

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Microsoft Bakt : #Crypto or #marijuana domain?

Marijuana domain names are hot, and marijuana stocks are even hotter. Bakt.com might look, and sound, like a ganja name, especially after the recent sale at Sedo for $10,000 dollars, but it isn’t. The buyers were actually cryptocurrency investors that are ready to launch the domain name Bakkt.com. They were smart enough to know they […]

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“Planting seeds” #domain sold mere hours after its registration!

It’s been jackpot Friday for a very lucky domainer, who was inspired by an early morning blog post by Rick Schwartz. The Domain King’s advice on planting seeds each and every day, converted well for Spiro “Ducky” Pappas; his domain hand-registration was flipped in a matter of hours. “I love what I do, and I […]

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Prestige Limousine : How generic #domains can hurt your company’s reputation

Generic domains can help a company’s effectiveness in reaching out to consumers, but it usually takes years to do so. Take for example Apple.com – this generic keyword is used as an arbitrary mark, a word or image that already exists, but it has nothing to do with the business that uses it. It took […]

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BrettKavanaugh.com : #Domain is now a portal for sexual assault survivors

The domain BrettKavanaugh.com has become a portal for the survivors of sexual assault. Fix the Court, a nonpartisan group that advocates for the accountability and transparency at the Supreme Court, is redirecting traffic from the domain to several resources created to fight sexual assault, and other forms of abuse. According to The Hill, “the purchase […]

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#MeToo : Domainer spams company with terrible sexist byline

A domainer spamming a number of companies for the purpose of outbound sales, is in hot waters after delivering a classless intro email. According to Irish domain professional, Michele Neylon, his team received the following email from domain investor, Rohit Goyal: “My name is Rohit Goyal and i am also a domainer whose main focus […]

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#Sedo sales report : #Domain names sold during the week ending 10/7/2018 topped by TL.net

Welcome to the weekly edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the week ending October 7th, 2018. This information has been provided by Sedo.com, sponsors of DomainGang. This week, we are reporting 4 domains sold in the five figure range (dot .com only,) as seen below: duolab.com 33,000 EUR kapten.com […]

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Video : The #domain industry puts outsiders to sleep!

Domain industry professionals can have a hard time explaining to family and friends what exactly they do. The discussion about domain names, TLDs, ccTLDs, new gTLDs and other assorted domain name jargon, can be shorten the attention span of others. Imagine when your prideful descriptions are so boring, that can put others to sleep! 😀 […]

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Fuck you! And your dot .com too!

Wow. This is so unacceptable. It’s quite shocking and not what we’d expect to see. Most people would not do this, especially domain investors. It’s embarrassing and not what we’d anticipate from a pair of major domain keywords. FuckYou.com is not being used. That’s right. A major insult phrase such as “fuck you” is a […]

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#TopToken .com : Cryptocurrency #domain auction jumps in final minutes at #DropCatch

Many public auctions at DropCatch get really busy in the final minutes, as in the case of TopToken.com . The seemingly cryptocurrency-related domain name auction attracted several bidders, and intense bidding that extended the auction in 5 minute increments for several hours. Eventually, the auction ended and the domain was sold for $3,852 dollars. A […]

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