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December 8, 2019 23:09

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912345.com sold for $6,410

Today: The Appraisal of Fiber.org / Share & Discus your best .BEST domains / Man Arrested For Threatening To Shoot Registrar Employees / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: FREE Expired Domains For SEO List – If you are looking to grab some expiring domain […]

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Registering Trademark Domains

Today: Share your revenue generating domains / .REALESTATE Dropping Gold Nuggets? / CensusFinder.com sold for $9,200 / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying Esports or Cannabis sites with Traffic – Budget: Up to $100,000.00 – If you have any of these niche domain names […]

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As pricey .new launches, Google reveals first set of big-name users including rapper Drake

Google Registry has opened up its .new gTLD for registration for the first time, but whether you get to buy one or not will depend on a team of Google judges. The company opened up its “Limited Registration Period” on Monday, and it doing so revealed a bunch of early-adopter registrants including eBay, Bitly, Spotify, […]

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Three more dot-brands fizzle out. Total now 69, dudes

Three more dot-brand registries have opted to kill off their own gTLDs, bringing the total to date to 69. The three self-terminating gTLDs, which all informed ICANN of their intentions in October and November, are: .工行 (.xn--estv75g), .nadex and .vistaprint. The .vistaprint termination is perhaps of note, given that online printing company Vistaprint was one […]

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Share your ‘3L’ domain names

Today: SynergyPharma.com sold for $7,200 / Buying one-Word and Pronounceable LLLL .com – Budget: Up to $5,000.00 / .COM Name of Prominent Person (very unusual name) / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: .scot – Nova Scotia Scots can now express their Scottish connection via […]

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Governments kill off another gTLD bid

Another proposed new gTLD has been killed off by governmental intervention. A Thailand-based company call Better Living Management Company applied for .thai back in 2012, but quickly ran into opposition from the Thai government, which thought the string too culturally sensitive. The ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee did not object to Thailand’s objection, and issued consensus […]

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XYZ buys dormant gTLD from “pyramid scheme” operator

XYZ.com has bought another unused dot-brand to add to its portfolio. It’s taken over the contract for .quest from original registry Quest ION Ltd, a subsidiary of a Hong Kong-based multi-level marketing company called QNet, according to ICANN records. The gTLD will become the 13th that XYZ has a stake in, and the second dormant […]

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Rival dot-brand bidders in settlement talks, seek auction delay

Two companies called Merck have managed to delay an ICANN auction for the .merck dot-brand top-level domain. The two companies applied for .merck in 2012 and have spent the last almost eight years conducting a battle for the string using various ICANN conflict and appeals mechanisms. Earlier this year, ICANN placed the two applications into […]

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Methods of selling domains

Today: XWE.com sold for $15,000 / Spanish Domain Name Spelling / The story behind your very first Domain Sale, ever?! / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying triple letter LLLL COM – Budget: Up to $800.00 ea. – If you are holding any AABA, […]

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Creating an in-house landing page

Today: WorkItMom.com sold for $21,250 / The best place to park your domains and still earn revenue / Federal Lawmakers Push ‘.Gov’ Web Addresses For Local Governments / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying a software development company domain – Budget: Up to $200.00 […]

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