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December 10, 2018 11:18

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8833.com looks to be stolen

TrueDN posted on Namepros that 8833.com was listed at Sedo for $9,000. The member spoke to the previous owner and they said it was stolen from their account at GoDaddy. The name is no longer showing for sale, and since this happened after regular business hours for Sedo, it might have been purchased. The name […]

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Verisign made domain aftermarket arguments in July

Last week’s blog post was not the first time Verisign called attention to domain investors. Last week Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) shocked many of its biggest customers by saying that domain investors are a problem. It turns out that this was not the first time Verisign raised arguments about the domain aftermarket. It drew attention to […]

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Wagner takes dig at Verisign as GoDaddy reports $310 million domain revenue

GoDaddy CEO Scott Wagner ducked a question about how the company will react to future .com price increases during its third-quarter earnings call yesterday, but used the opportunity to take a gentle swipe at Verisign. Asked by an analyst whether the first 7% price increase, almost certainly coming in 2020, would have any effect on […]

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GoDaddy posts 17% revenue growth in Q3

Growth across the board plus a stock buyback. GoDaddy (NYSE:GDDY) released Q3 2018 earnings after the market closed today. Revenue hit $680 million, up 17% year-over-year. Bookings were up 11% to $742 million. Domain revenue was $310 million, up from $272 million in the same quarter last year. It was $305 million in Q2 of […]

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L.A. based Marijuana magazine lets domain expire sells for $10,500

The 420 Times allowed it’s domain to expire and it closed at $10,500 on GoDaddy auctions on Tuesday. From the Huffington Post, THE 420 TIMES is a Los Angeles homegrown medical marijuana and natural healing magazine, distributed throughout Southern California. The 420 Times covers activism, advocacy and legal issues, cultivation, medical research, as well as […]

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No waiting til the end of this auction

Usually the action gets hot toward the end of an auction, most don’t want to show their hand early. That’s not the case for 636.cc which hit GoDaddy auctions last night. The name is already at $30,000. Bid Date Bid Expires Bidder Bid Amount 2018/09/15 06:31 PM (PDT) 2018/09/26 11:29 AM (PDT) Bidder 9 $30 000 […]

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#GoDaddy auctions : Who will pick up the domain #Theranos .com?

RIP Theranos. The technology corporation known for its false claims to have devised blood tests that only needed very small amounts of blood, is closing its doors permanently. Theranos founder, Elizabeth Holmes, is now facing criminal charges, alleging that the company defrauded investors out of hundreds of millions of dollars. The company’s dissolution will definitely […]

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How early should domain name registrars auto renew domains?

My domain registrars auto-renew anywhere from the expiration time to 60 days in advance. It’s smart for domain name registrants to place their domain names on auto-renew. This means your domain name registrar will renew your domain name each year without action on your part. It prevents domains from accidentally deleting when you overlook a […]

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Hetian.com closes at $46,500, will GoDaddy get full payment this time?

Hetian.com closed at $46,500 today on GoDaddy auctions. After last week’s flurry of information on Dispute.com, it will be interesting to see if GoDaddy needs to take a haircut here. Will the buyer get the wire in on time? This could be a new gameshow for every high priced auction close on GoDaddy. There is […]

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#GoDaddy tells owner of tlumaczpolski .com to spend $69 bucks to reclaim it

“Domain theft!” These words came from the former owner of tlumaczpolski.com – a domain he thought it was renewed at GoDaddy. A year ago, the distraught professional renewed his domain at GoDaddy, along with another year of web hosting. Having set automatic renewal on, this year’s notification of payment for auto-renewing the GoDaddy products in […]

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