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Aman Bhutani : #GoDaddy CEO’s .com #domain passed through #HugeDomains

GoDaddy has a fresh CEO, Aman Bhutani, and yesterday he clocked 3 weeks at his job. Bhutani’s eloquence was evident during a much hyped new product presentation at GoDaddy, called “WebSites Plus Marketing” that is basically a set of web templates to be used by customers, and some basic SEO tools. Nothing ground-breaking here. What’s […]

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#Amazon Music HD : New audio service launched without the matching #domain name

Amazon made a big announcement yesterday, unveiling Amazon Music HD to complement its current product range. The high definition audio service comes in two flavors, one at 16bit/44.1 kHz quality called “HD” and a second at 24-bit/ 192 kHz quality called “Ultra HD.” Both streams claim exceptional audio quality and millions of songs to choose […]

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#Sedo sales report : #Domain names sold between 9/9/2019 – 9/15/2019 topped by Red.TV at 35000 EUR

Sedo weekly: Top sale is that of Red.TV at 35000 Euro. Welcome to the latest edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the days spanning September 9nd, 2019 – September 15th, 2019. This information has been provided by Sedo.com, sponsors of DomainGang. As a side note, Sedo has rolled out […]

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#Empresa .com : This week’s top reported sale at #Uniregistry

The domain Empresa.com was listed as the top sale among the 20 domains released by Uniregistry this week. Empresa.com sold for a reported $57,500 dollars. The meaning of “empresa” is “company” in Spanish. Who might be the potential buyer of the aged domain Empresa.com, particularly as the domain’s WHOIS has not changed yet? Other TLDs, […]

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#Uni Brokerage report: Top 20 #domains sold in the week ending Sept 16, 2019

Uniregistry, a DomainGang sponsor, announced its Top 20 sales for the week ending September 16, 2019. Top sale: Empresa.com at $57,500 dollars. The report includes only domain sales that can be shared publicly, and only domains that were sold using the services of the Uni Brokerage team — not self-brokered sales. Here’s the list of […]

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#Communist Capitalism : Your dot .TV #domains are safe for now

Tuvalu is a Commonwealth member, and an ally to Taiwan, China’s breakaway republic since 1949. The little Pacific island granted usage rights to dot .TV, a rather popular ccTLD for obvious reasons: the television acronym. Recent election results in Tuvalu maintain the pro-Taiwan government and status quo in place, opposing a switch to getting in […]

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#Domain UDRP: #IBM believes IBMN.com infringed on its famous trademark

IBM is a famous corporation with a long history, and a well-known acronym as a trademark. In the world of domains, however, it seems that they go after any IBM* domain, as is the case with 18 year old IBMN.com. The domain was using zero click landers, which might have caused it to display infringing […]

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Dot .com #domain sightings : Fresh #herbs .com by #Shenandoah Growers

Domain sightings are encounters with domains “in the wild,” outside of the digital realm. Whether they are car wraps, business signs, or products at the super market, these are domain names we come across and photograph. There are two main categories, dot .com encounters, and everything else. This time we came across a nice generic […]

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#RDNH finding in #RocknCrystals .com #UDRP

HugeDomains prevailed in a UDRP filed against its domain, RocknCrystals.com. Despite a recent registration off the droplist, the domain is a generic that predates a rushed trademark filing by the Complainant, Sarah Lonsdale & Stuart Clark t/a RocknCrystals, Australia and the three member panel at the WIPO denied its transfer. The Aussie Complainant(s) were also […]

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Do you want to buy Frank Schilling’s first #domain name?

We all remember our first domain name registration, and some of us still own that “precious” domain name. Maybe that first domain is crap, but we are attached to it. Or, perhaps, that domain is semi-decent, as in the case of uber domain investor, Frank Schilling. The Uniregistry founder actually still holds his first domain […]

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BQDN : New #domain name acquisitions by domainer James Booth

James Booth, founder of BQDN.com, a brokerage company for buying quality domain names, often shares his new acquisitions. The ever-busy Briton turned 30 not too long ago, ending a successful decade of brokering alongside brother, Andy Booth. Recently, James let us know that the domain RF.net is a stolen asset, while attempting to acquire it […]

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Andy #Milonakis : Bullshit, that’s my #domain they want $2k for!

Greek-American comedian, Andy Milonakis, wasn’t happy yesterday, after discovering that his exact name as a .com, AndyMilonakis.com, is up for sale at Afternic. Said Andy Milonakis on Twitter: “what kinda bullshit is this? 2k for my own name as a domain?“ Milonakis posted a screenshot of the GoDaddy availability, showing the asking price of $1,999 […]

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Videoplay.com #UDRP : Aged #domain stays with its registrant, not #Vodacom

Vodacom filed a UDRP at the WIPO, to get the aged domain VideoPlay.com. Registered in 2001, this generic domain name has been parked or under construction for many years. Vodacom apparently registered the mark VIDEO PLAY in South Africa earlier this year. In 2014, it registered the service mark VODACOM VIDEO PLAY, exclaiming the “video […]

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Is #Greenland for sale? Long tail #domain will let you know!

If you were baffled by US president Donald Trump’s statements about buying Greenland due to its strategic location, you might have settled who to vote for in 2020. Trump’s nonchalant statement was met by equal surprise from the government of Greenland – an independent nation. So is Greenland for sale? American politician, Steve Bullock, seized […]

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The FBI seized #Jetflicks and #IStreamItAll #domains for streaming media piracy

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has seized the domains and servers of a pirate media service operating for almost a decade. The FBI announcement states that eight individuals were charged with conspiring to violate federal criminal copyright law by running two of the largest unauthorized streaming services in the United States, resulting in the loss […]

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