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October 17, 2019 15:34

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REO #Speedwagon : Music legends dropped dictionary #domain registered in 1996 !

Legendary rock group, REO Speedwagon, are still popular to this day. Formed in 1967, the band cultivated a following during the 70’s and achieved significant commercial success throughout the 80’s. REO Speedwagon operates from the domain name REOSpeedwagon.com, which has a registration date of 2001. Around the same time, they acquired the domain Speedwagon.com from […]

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#RXJ .com : World’s youngest three letter .com #domain is going cheap!

The three letter domain RXJ.com dropped a little over two days ago. As with many other valuable domains, it was caught by DropCatch, the domain-dropcatching sidekick of HugeDomains. RXJ.com is now being auctioned at DropCatch, with a day to go and a current high bid of $14,250 dollars. Originally registered in 2000, this “Chinese premium […]

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Stolen #domains and squatters : Confusion about the obligations of a registrant

Domain names are digital assets that depend on a basic act of maintenance: they must be renewed in order to be kept. Even to this day, domain registrants fail to grasp that concept, and often act shocked when their expired domain is re-registered or acquired by another party. By failing to pay its renewal fee […]

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#Sony #domains : Locomotion.com dropped and #SnapNames caught it!

Sony Pictures fumbled the corporate ball with Locomotion.com, a formerly aged domain that was once part of its media and television stable. Registered in 1997, Locomotion.com was used for Locomotion, the TV channel by the same name, acquired by Sony. “Locomotion was a TV channel dedicated to Anime and Western animation, broadcasting movies and TV […]

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Dropped domain owner : They stole it from me!

A domain owner who failed to renew it on time, witnessed it being picked up from GoDaddy by drop-catching company, DropCatch, which is affiliated with the registrar NameBright. The domain wasn’t disclosed, and the furious former owner attributes its loss to an alleged sale of it by GoDaddy. Apparently unfamiliar with the domain expiry cycle, […]

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The Dropped Domain Name 55588.com Sells For $91,060

The domain name, 55588.com which just dropped a few days ago, just sold at DropCatch.com for $91,060. The domain name was owned by VARTEX Media Marketing GmbH at the German registrar, Vautron Rechenzentrum AG. VARTEX Media Marketing GmbH owned the domain since at least 2007 according to domaintools.com The domain had a creation date of […]

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New owner of Projects.com comes forward about his domain project!

When the domain name Projects.com dropped, many domain investors could not believe their eyes. It is extremely rare for a 20 year old gem of this caliber to make it all the way to the domain guillotine, and yet that’s what happened. As we reported, the domain was caught by SnapNames and its Alethia Domains […]

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My first impressions of Park.io

When it comes to investing, I still invest most of my money in domain names, they have always provided the best return and I don’t see stocks, bonds, or real estate beating them anytime soon, at least for me. This may have to do with the fact that I’ve spent the last seven years investing […]

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Cremation .CLUB: Bill McClure loses premium funeral domain in expiration snafu

Coffee .CLUB magnet, Bill McClure, put trust and faith to his domain registrar, only to discover that a premium .com dropped and expired. McClure watched in disbelief as PlanningAhead.com, a domain he spent between $6,000 and $7,000 to acquire a few years ago, expired and landed in the hands of a friend who had previously […]

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