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January 18, 2020 02:46

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Amazon governments vow revenge for “illegal and unjust” ICANN decision on .amazon

The eight nations of the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization are unhappy that ICANN is giving .amazon to Amazon the retailer and have vowed to spread the word that ICANN has acted “illegally”. ACTO secretary general Alexandra Moreira has written (pdf) to ICANN CEO Göran Marby to say: “We consider this decision an illegal and unjust […]

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Online.Casino the largest reported new gtld sale of all time is now live

On June 12, 2018 Donuts announced the largest reported new gtld sale. The registry sold Online.Casino for $510,000. A year later Marek from Brands.International posted a link on Namepros to a Domain Sherpa show about the SEO experts building the site. Meet the Team of SEO Experts Building Online.Casino Meet the team of SEO experts […]

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Ten years ago I predicted Oscar winners wanted a .movie gTLD. Was I right?

Almost 10 years ago, when DI was barely a month old, I looked at that year’s Oscar nominees and predicted that a .movie gTLD could find some demand in the movie industry. Was I right? Of course I was. As regular readers know, I’m always right. Apart from those times I’m wrong. In 2010, there […]

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.gay prices and availability revealed as registry promises to give 20% of revenue to charity

The long-fought, once-controversial gTLD .gay is to launch a month from now. Top Level Design, which won the string at auction against three other applicants last February, this week informed registrars that its sunrise period will begin February 10 this year. General availability will start May 20. The registry, which beat a mission-focused, restricted “community” […]

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Today: Appraising / .liaison gTLD deactivated / Brokered a six figure domain today. Half a year into domaining and I’m pumped / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: New Year’s Resolutions for Domainers – What was your new years resolution for 2020 to help […]

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ICANN predicts shrinkage in new gTLD sector

ICANN will make less money from new gTLDs in its fiscal 2021 because fewer domains will be registered and renewed, according to its recently published draft budget. The budget, released the day ICANN broke up for its Christmas holidays, shows that the organization expects to bring in $140.4 million in FY21, up a modest $300,000 […]

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Domain Development Tips

Today: From a $300 start in domain investing to a $178k take home / sold for $6,249 / register for non Australian / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: domains wanted – Budget: Up to $150,000.00 – Be sure to check your […]

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#ICU doing it : Top #gTLD is using Asian registrars for promo #domain registrations

Dot .ICU is the number one new gTLD currently, with 4.9 million domains. The TLD’s crazy ride, surpassing .TOP and .XYZ along the way, has been aided by some obvious heavy promotion in Asia. Two domain Registrars in particular, West263 International Limited and Web Commerce Communications Limited dba, account for the bulk increase of […]

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New.Life gets a Christmas present as sells for $25,000

Namepros member New.Life got his wish from Santa Claus, his third five figure new gtld sale of the year. A couple of months ago New.Life sold two new gtld domains for $63,000. Hello everyone! Just sold my third New gtld domain this year! Domain: Open.Money Price: $25,000 USD Venue: Uniregistry (BIN) Commission: $2,500 Hold […]

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How to sell your domain names

Today: sold for $10,249 / Looking for – Budget: Up to $5,000.00 / .LIVE domain for only $ 0.49 | Limited Offer / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying SquadHelp names – Total Budget: $1,200.00 – Are there any SquadHelp domain names […]

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