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February 17, 2020 06:18

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Unethical Capital LLC acquired RIP #domain registry in all-cash transaction

PR Domain Wire – San Fransisco / CA – Via Internet News Global hedge fund managers, Unethical Capital LLC, has acquired veteran domain industry underdog registry, RIP. The all-cash transaction was welcomed by financial analysts, all while receiving the blessings of Internet overseer, ICANNT. “We are super happy with this acquisition that places our company […]

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Kickstarter launches Patreon rival on .RIP domain hack

They’re deadly serious. Crowdfunding service Kickstarter has relaunched its Drip subscriptions service on a .rip domain. It’s a domain hack using a single-character domain: d.rip. It’s actually a case of a migration away from a .com domain, which is not something you see every day from a major online brand. Drip was acquired by Kickstarter […]

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Afilias wins .poker gTLD

The .poker contention set has been settled, apparently at last week’s Applicant Auction auction, leaving Afilias the winner. Rival applicants Donuts, Famous Four Media and Dot Poker have all withdrawn their applications. The winning bid was, per usual, not disclosed. I’d be interested to know how much it went for, as I have a feeling […]

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RIP Michael C. Rupert: Truth Teller, Sherpa and A Great Loss To The World

IN MEMORIAM MICHAEL C. RUPPERT, February 3, 1951–April 13, 2014.  Today, we lost an incredibly intelligent, passionate and brave man. Michael Ruppert was a true warrior in defense of the planet. Mike’s writings, and the film (Collapse) made about him, brought awareness to a lot of people. For that, and for his fierce determination to […]

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