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February 22, 2019 10:32

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#Domainers : The Twitter account #DomainKing isn’t who you think it is

In December 2017, Rick Schwartz made a decision to withdraw from social media, and Twitter was the first one he left behind. The Domain King closed his Twitter protesting about its slow response to recover TheDomains, Mike Berkens’s account that had been hijacked for a week. During 2018, Rick Schwartz announced how much better he […]

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#Rams .com : Super Bowl losing team still has interest in the #domain

The Los Angeles Rams might have lost the Super Bowl to their arch-nemesis, the Patriots, but football life goes on. Operating from the domain TheRams.com, the NFL team doesn’t own its exact match .com, Rams.com. For several years, the domain Rams.com has been in the possession of Canadian domainer Adam Dicker, who was featured on […]

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Malicious #domains : Scammers distilling safe URLs for phishing purposes

Scammers are improvising new methods to trick visitors into visiting phishing domain names. The new method is utilizing Google Translate, that converts a malicious link into something seemingly innocent. Akamai security researcher Larry Cashdollar, exposed the new domain scam last week: “Using Google Translate does a number of things; it fills the URL (address) bar […]

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#Asheville, North Carolina : The #Domain King’s new domainerville

Hipster-friendly Asheville, is North Carolina’s hidden gem city. Overlooking the Blue Ridge mountains and home to numerous microbreweries, Asheville attracts young couples that love to smoke pot, newlyweds that exchanged vows in Little Switzerland, mature singles looking for a hookup – and now, domainers. Rick Schwartz’s announcement that he’ll be coordinating a domain investors’ gathering […]

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New #GoDaddy video not chauvinist enough, according to #domain veterans

The new GoDaddy video fails to reek of blatant male chauvinism and sexism, and that’s the plain truth from the mouth of veteran domain investors. Long known for its T&A approach to visualizing life and domain names, GoDaddy’s commercials used to incorporate females with ample bosoms and spectacular derrieres. Men were still men, and women […]

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#Sophie .com : Another aged #domain name has been acquired by Media Options

There’s no stopping Media Options, the brainchild of ever-busy domain entrepreneur, Drew Rosener. After grabbing Pegasus.com by its wings, the premium domain brokerage acquired Sophie.com – apparently from the same owners as the winged horse domain. This remarkable female first name was registered in 1998, although it existed as early as in 1996 and presumably […]

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#ShiShiCai .com : Chinese lottery #domain auctioned off for mid seven figures!

The expired domain ShiShiCai.com was auctioned off on a Chinese domain platform and the ensuing auction ended up at mid seven figures RMB. As shared by user YouName.com on Twitter, who apparently followed the auction for ShiShiCai.com: “Can you image [sic] Shishicai.com is bidding closed at 4,625,069 RMB today, in dollar it’s equal $685,195. That’s […]

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#CloudInsure .com : #Domain was registered before the #trademark; UDRP included a chronology of events

UDRP cases that involve a claimed registered trademark usually emphasize the mark’s fame at the time the domain was registered. In cases where the domain’s registration predates that of the mark, it’s a good idea to outline the chronology of events. The decision for the UDRP case on CloudInsure.com incorporates such a chronology, whether it […]

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Cara Hutson : A famous and a non-famous person got entangled in a #UDRP

Remember the case of Grandma Heidi Powell and her famous athlete challenger by the same name? While that case didn’t end well for the non-famous Heidi, the case for Cara Hutson did. Who is Cara Hutson, you may ask. According to the UDRP filed at the WIPO, she’s an experienced US attorney that acquired common […]

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Sweet dreams, little Boo

Boo, the cutest dog on the Internet, has passed. The little Pomeranian with the trademark haircut would have turned 13 in March, but its owners announced that Boo passed in his sleep this morning: “With deepest sadness I wanted to share that Boo passed away in his sleep early this morning and has left us […]

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