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December 17, 2018 07:38

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#Undergraduate .com : #DropCatch made a ton of money from a twice sold #domain name

The DropCatch auction for Undergraduate.com ended yesterday, and the domain auction platform made a ton of cold cash from its sale. It’s not just the $14,050 dollars that a freshly registered, generic .com domain fetched, it’s the crazy fact that Undergraduate.com was sold – twice – in the past! According to historical sales data from […]

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Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking in #Digiti .com UDRP at the #WIPO

Digiti.com, a domain registered in 2002, was challenged via the UDRP process at the WIPO. The Complainant, DIGITI limited liability company of Zandhoven, Belgium, provided no information about its business other than the fact that it owns European Union trade mark number 017630955 for the word “DIGITI” registered on May 9, 2018 and it says […]

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#UCF Bros : #Domainer students bidding heavily on #Undergraduate .com

A group of poor students that are also domain investors, are bidding heavily on Undergraduate.com currently. The live domain auction at DropCatch is attracting the entrepreneurial student group, whose finances are challenged by heavy student loans. “Me and my bros are bidding on Undergraduate.com because it’s a cool domain, and we pool our money,” said […]

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#Denver .com : City geo #domain becoming a #cannabis portal for #Colorado!

In an interesting twist of business focus, the geo-domain Denver.com is switching to becoming a cannabis web site for Colorado. A few weeks ago, the Denver.com homepage changed to the following message: “Welcome to Denver.com – Denver.com will be the destination for all things cannabis related. Our focus will be helping shoppers find the best […]

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#VGuard .com #UDRP : $320 million dollar company goes cheap over #domain name!

A company that generated $320 million dollars in 2017 tried to wrestle away VGuard.com, a domain registered in 2004. V-Guard Industries Limited of Vennala, India, asserted that its mark is famous as the company was formed in 1977. Operating from vguard.in, they filed a complaint via the UDRP process, attempting to force the Korean owner […]

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Seven things #Uniregistry might be launching on November 27th

Uniregistry is rolling out a brand new product on November 27th, and many domain investors are wildly speculating about what it might be. Founder and CEO, Frank Schilling, shared the news of the upcoming launch, along with the target date on social media: “The greatest product we have ever built is launching November 27 on […]

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#Epik move : Rob Monster secures namesake #domain from Daniel Negari!

It’s a move of Epik proportions, as Rob Monster, founder and CEO of the company, closed yet another important b2b deal last week. The super active domain investor and entrepreneur came to an agreement with .XYZ founder and CEO, Daniel Negari. Negari’s company acquired the entire gTLD, dot .Monster, recently; can you guess which domain […]

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#IDEO .net : #Domain #UDRP a prime example of inconsistency in panelists’ decisions!

The UDRP decision for the case involving the domain ideo.net is a clear demonstration of inconsistency among the panelists. In many cases, a domain name’s registration date can predate a trademark, and yet, the domain is ordered to be transferred to the Complainant. Most of the time, however, a domain that was registered by the […]

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Poll results : Rick Schwartz is the de facto “Domain King”

The poll results are in, and a domainer argument has been settled by a wide margin. Rick Schwartz is the de facto Domain King – as he should be, as the owner of DomainKing.com and the matching US trademark, DOMAIN KING. More than 62% of NamePros members voted for Rick, while 37% voted for the […]

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National Landing : Some #Amazon employees have no clue of the HQ2 chosen name!

Amazon chose the name “National Landing” for its second headquarters, located in parts of Arlington’s Crystal City and Pentagon City and Alexandria’s Potomac Yard. It seems that the official name of the HQ2 was kept a secret and even JBG Smith, a developer of high-quality, mixed-use properties in the Washington, DC market, didn’t announce the […]

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