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#Sedo sales report : #Domain names sold during the week of 6/11/2018 – 6/17/2018

Welcome to the weekly edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the week between June 11th – June 17th, 2018. This information is provided courtesy of Sedo.com, sponsors of DomainGang. Several big sales this week, with 6 domains that sold in the five figure range for .com, and in particular: […]

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Cassandra .com #UDRP failed with a finding of Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking

The UDRP against the aged, generic domain Cassandra.com has failed, and the panel’s decision delivered a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. The Complainant is Deep Focus Inc. of New York, with a registered mark for THE CASSANDRA REPORT. IP attorney, Zak Muscovitch, handled the case on behalf of the Respondent. In the UDRP, he […]

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#Domain devaluation : You can now buy #Rams .com for six figures!

As long as we can remember, Rams.com was listed for sale with a price of between $1,000,000 to $1.8 million dollars – in other words, seven figures. Adam Dicker’s animal domain gained notoriety after football fans looking for The Rams triggered an ESPN article about the generic qualities of domains. In that article, Dicker stated […]

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Clits versus clips : Ridiculous #UDRP claim for adult #domain

How can one confuse “clits” with “clips” is beyond our understanding; the domain Clits4Free.com was registered in 2002. Wiluna Holdings LLC owns the trademark CLIPS4SALE and despite the non similarity of it to the domain in question, they filed a UDRP. According to the UDRP, that’s apples and oranges: “Respondent registered the disputed domain name […]

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Lies or ignorance? #GoDaddy rep claims expired #domains can’t be transferred out

A frustrated domain investor was told that expired domain names at GoDaddy aren’t officially his. This incredible statement came from a GoDaddy representative, when domainer Dan Sanchez asked to obtain the authorization codes for expired domains in his account. Unlike what the official domain transfer policy at GoDaddy states, Dan Sanchez was told that the […]

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#Domainers : Help save the Internet, as Article 13 goes on vote in two days!

The much-hated GDPR isn’t the only threat that domain investors, and other global entrepreneurs have to tackle. As we mentioned before, Article 13 is another legal concoction made in Europe, that threatens the core way the Internet operates. The European Parliament is currently planning to tighten the copyright law, which would massively restrict freedom on […]

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Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking : #Proeza .com Respondent wins #UDRP

The UDRP against the aged domain Proeza.com ended with a double victory for the Respondent, who registered the domain 15 years ago. A three member panel at the WIPO slapped the Complainant, Proeza, S.A. de C.V. of Monterrey, Mexico, with a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. The self-represented Respondent engaged in prior negotiations with […]

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Never registered before #domain name now in #DomainTools database

A few days ago we noted how a common DomainTools response for unregistered domains, is “Never Registered Before.” Such a specific phrase dedicated to the status of a domain name triggered the obvious question: Is the domain NeverRegisteredBefore.com available? The answer, at the time, was no: NeverRegisteredBefore.com was available. This changed on June 15th, when […]

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Dismissed : Sahar Sarid update in #Mugshots .com case

Last month, domain investor, Sahar Sarid, maintained his non-involvement in the Mugshots.com case; a June 14th meeting in front of a judge at the Broward County court resulted in the case’s dismissal. At least, that’s what we can tell from the public documents released after that hearing, which mention the following about Sahar Sarid: Disposition […]

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Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking decision in #ManorPark .com #UDRP

The aged geodomain ManorPark.com was hit with a UDRP, after Walker Edison Furniture Company LLC decided to wrestle the domain away from its owners. Basing their case on a 2018 trademark application, the Complainant ignored the fact that the domain was registered in 2000, and it’s being actively used by UK-based Manor Park Investment Funds. […]

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