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Domain Name Wire
Facebook bought a Meta name at Sedo (and more end user sales)
Here are some of the domains that sold to end users. Sedo’s top public sale this past week was laced.com for $250,000. It’s not clear who bought it, but many companies use this brand. Another notable sale was metaFB.net. A law firm bought...
Discussion
November 2, 2021, 7:24 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
The empower.com lawsuit is a doozy
A large investment firm is trying to secure a valuable domain registered well before its matching brand existed. Earlier this year, Elliot Silver wrote about a cybersquatting lawsuit against empower.com. The judge is currently considering a motion to...
Discussion
November 2, 2021, 5:37 pm
The Domains
The Domains
Sedo weekly domain name sales led by Laced.com
Sedo released their weekly domain name sales and Laced.com led the way at $250,000. ShopLocal.org was second at $32,000 and MetaFB.net was third at $30,000. 44 .com sales 21 cctld sales 13 other tld sales Top 3 highlights of public SedoMLS sales are:...
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November 2, 2021, 5:05 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Danish firm tries reverse domain name hijacking
Medical textiles firm loses dispute over CareFix.com. Tytex A/S has been found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking (pdf) in an interesting UDRP case. Domain investment firm Germanium World LLC registered CareFix.com in 2008. Tytex had registered ...
Discussion
November 2, 2021, 3:24 pm
The Domains
The Domains
Donuts Domain Trend Report: OCTOBER 2021
Donuts published their October domain trend report. The report covers the top premium domain names registered, most registered SLD keywords and other data. In the month of October 2021, SLDs registered on Donuts TLDs were 26% shorter and we...
Discussion
November 2, 2021, 12:52 am
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
No surprise: Meta was most popular keyword at Donuts last month
Donuts confirms that meta was hot last month. Donuts has published its Domain Trend Report for October. The report includes data about domains registered across Donuts’ top level domains during the month. No surprise here: the top keyword was m...
Discussion
November 1, 2021, 5:42 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Here are the metaverse-related domains Meta (Facebook) has registered
The list is short. Last week, Facebook announced that it rebranded its corporate entity to Meta as it aims to be a key player in metaverse technology. It is not changing the name of its core properties, including Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. The...
Discussion
November 1, 2021, 4:46 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Company that paid $3.5 million for IT.com is selling subdomains
This business model might look familiar. The company that acquired IT.com for $3.5 million has a business plan that might look familiar. Intis Telecom’s main business is SMS marketing. But it recently acquired it.com for $3.5 million on a payme...
Discussion
November 1, 2021, 3:39 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
How Namecheap tackles abuse – DNW Podcast #361
How the second largest retail registrar handles abuse. Last month, I spoke with Tucows CEO Elliot Noss about DNS abuse in episode 359. Today, Namecheap COO Hillan Klein comes on the show to talk about his company’s approach to the challenge. Kl...
Discussion
November 1, 2021, 3:30 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
The hidden typo: l vs I in domain names
A lower case l looks a lot like an upper case I. I was a bit confused when I reviewed today’s list of World Intellectual Property Organization UDRP decisions. It appeared that Informatica, a company that recently went public again with a market...
Discussion
November 1, 2021, 3:22 pm
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