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December 10, 2018 11:27

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Namecheap had an outage, so I guess I will now try them!

Have you ever thought of trying a service AFTER you heard about an outage it had? Well this is what happened to me after I read a post by Namecheap explaining, in detail, how the outage they had happened on November 13 and the steps they plan to take to ensure this does not happen […]

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The ICA says that Verisign’s attempt to increase .com fees is still unjustified

The ICA released a very important statement written by Zak Muscovitch on the price increase of .com domains. The ICA said that Verisign’s attempt to increase .com fees is still unjustified the despite diversionary tactic. The important thing here, that is also noted in the statement, is that we should not really care too much […]

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Just bought the domain WithoutBorders.com. What do you think?

I bought the domain name WithoutBorders.com yesterday in an auction at DropCatch.com. The domain name dropped and has a 2018 registration date. Yes, domains still drop these days! The domain was originally registered in 1999 according to DomainTools.com. It then dropped in 2003 and was owned by a domainer up until 2008. From then on […]

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Rob Monster explains why GAB.com is now registered with Epik

Rob Monster explained why the domain name GAB.com is now registered with the Epik domain name registrar. Last week GoDaddy told the controversial website that they should get a new registrar within 24 hours before their domain was suspended. The domain name Gab.com was sold on Flippa.com in September 2018 for $220,000 but the domain […]

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Injunction denied! (Oliver Hoger against Konstantinos Zournas)

A Greek court denied the injunction brought by Oliver Hoger against Konstantinos Zournas and OnlineDomain.com in a Greek court. The judge found, among other things, that since the article in question did not contain false statements the article does not have defamatory content. “Consequently, since the aforementioned contested article of the defendant contains no false […]

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(Not) staying out of drama!

Shane wrote about me and my court battle with Oliver Hoger yesterday. This piece was wrong in so many levels I didn’t even know where to begin. So I waited a day before writing this. I still don’t know where or how to begin but I will give it a try… Here are my thoughts […]

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Funniest domain name “inquiries” of the week!

I have decided to start documenting and posting every week the domain name “inquiries” and the messages that come with them. Well actually these are not really domain name inquiries. These are people that are obviously confused as to what website they ended up with. They think it is the website of a company or […]

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Stop bidding on crazy GoDaddy domain name auctions!

Stop bidding on crazy GoDaddy domain name auctions! If you see the auction price going up and down it should be an indication that something is very wrong! So stop bidding! I don’t understand how people don’t get it by now! Are these people bidding plain idiots? It had happened a few times before but […]

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“Your email address says a lot about your taste in domains.”

So what else is new? I got an inquiry from a clueless guy from Australia that wanted to buy my one word .us domain name. Of course this was an upgrade if you consider that domain name he is currently using. (See below.) I replied with a $10,000 price tag and I got this reply: […]

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GoDaddy domain auctions and payments – Let’s set the record straight…

Last week Dispute.com was auctioned at GoDaddy auctions for $65,000 but the winning bidder could not make payment in the time frame that GoDaddy requires. Eventually the domain went to the 6th bidder that paid $38,000 for it. So GoDaddy lost $27,000. This time frame is 3 days after the auction closes. Please note this […]

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