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17 end user domain name sales (and who bought them)
A cybersecurity company, a private equity firm and a company that just raised $25 million bought domain names. Sedo sold the domain UI.link for $20,000 this past week. That’s the 4th most expensive .link domain sale ever published. It’s l...
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July 13, 2021, 8:44 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
The problem with selling .org domains to Chinese entities
Have a .org domain targeted to the Chinese market? Read on. Do you own .org domains intended for Chinese buyers, such as Pinyin domains? If so, you should be aware of restrictions and trends that make aftermarket sales unlikely. The chart below indic...
Discussion
July 13, 2021, 1:56 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
GoDaddy adds back Whois counts
You can now see how many times someone (or something) has looked up the Whois records for your domains. GoDaddy has added Whois lookup counts to exported lists after removing them in a previous update. The Whois counts tell domain name owners how man...
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July 13, 2021, 12:45 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Lawsuit alleges 509.com, sold for $106k in March, was stolen
Chinese man who paid $295,000 says domain is stolen. A domain name investor acquired 509.com through Sedo in March for $106,000. According to NameBio, the domain sold for $295,000 in 2018. Why did the domain seller take such a loss? There appears to ...
Discussion
July 12, 2021, 4:20 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Selling grills at BBQGrills.com – DNW Podcast #346
A great domain name helped this entrepreneur launch his business. When Ryan Maltbie had less than $1,000 left in his bank account, he decided to do something bold: bet his family’s future on a new ecommerce store that sold BBQ grills. Fortunate...
Discussion
July 12, 2021, 3:30 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
A domain sprinkled with romance, dual personalities, and opportunity
Kassey Lee looks at the story behind this startup. In 2014, Lin Zhao was too busy as a food industry expert for social events unless they were match-making arrangements. One day, he went for a blind date to meet the much younger Xin Peng, a branding ...
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July 12, 2021, 12:53 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
June’s top 5 domain name stories
Here’s a look back at what happened in the domain industry last month. These are the top five stories ranked by views: 1. Bird.com and Fish.com bidder countersues Right of the Dot – After Right of the Dot sued David Lizmo for not paying f...
Discussion
July 9, 2021, 6:39 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Patsy Cline estate sues to get PatsyCline.com
She’s (or her estate) Got You. Patsy Cline Enterprise, LLC, which manages the late singer’s intellectual property, has filed a lawsuit (pdf) against the owner of PatsyCline.com. Visual Link Internet appears to have registered the domain n...
Discussion
July 9, 2021, 3:57 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Will Didi Chuxing “go short” and acquire Didi .com?
The ride-hailing service is now a public company. Will it acquire DiDi .com? Didi Chuxing’s recent debut at NYSE (NYSE: DIDI) reminds me of the great move it made in 2016 to swallow up Uber in China. Now that it has landed in America, will it g...
Discussion
July 9, 2021, 1:08 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
APAC group doesn’t want ICANN meeting to go on without them
Because they’ll have to work on a weird time zone even if it’s just a virtual meeting? A group of ICANN community members in Asia, Australia and the Pacific Islands region are opposed to ICANN holding its planned Annual General Meeting in...
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July 8, 2021, 7:36 pm
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