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Knock knock: Knock raises $220 million at knock.com
The company’s generic domain made it easier to pivot its business model. One of the major benefits of branding around a generic keyword or phrase is the freedom to pivot or expand the business beyond the initial idea. A prime example is Knock. ...
Discussion
June 9, 2022, 3:00 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Man files lawsuit to recover 30 stolen domain names
Portfolio includes valuable three-digit domains. A man in China has filed a lawsuit in an effort to recover 30 domain names he says were stolen from his GoDaddy account. Shuiying Wang filed the in rem lawsuit (pdf) in U.S. District Court in Virg...
Discussion
June 8, 2022, 7:39 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
What’s your duty to search for trademarks before registering a domain?
The answer is nuanced. You see a domain name in an auction that looks appealing. It’s comprised of a couple of dictionary words. You’re not aware of any trademarks that match it. At this point, what’s your duty to check for trademar...
Discussion
June 8, 2022, 5:05 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
DNS Abuse Institute launches centralized DNS abuse reporting service
NetBeacon promises to make abuse reports easier for both parties. DNS Abuse Institute has launched NetBeacon, which it calls the first-ever centralized DNS abuse reporting service. NetBeacon promises to make it easier for domain registrars and regist...
Discussion
June 8, 2022, 4:24 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
9 things to do in The Hague next week
Here are some suggestions for what to do in The Hague next week during ICANN 74. The first in-person ICANN meeting in nearly three years kicks off in The Hague next week, so I crowdsourced some suggestions for what to do while visiting The Hague. I&r...
Discussion
June 7, 2022, 8:06 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
GoDaddy acquires two TLDs, PIR completes acquisition of 3 Donuts domains
Five top level domains change hands. ICANN has published five registry agreement assignments. First, GoDaddy Registry has acquired .study and .courses from Open Universities Australia Pty Ltd. Each domain has about 3,000-4,000 names in the zone. The ...
Discussion
June 7, 2022, 6:56 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
3 letter .com leads Sedo’s end user sales
A plastic surgeon, a sports camp organizer, and a web3 racing game bought domain names. Two of Sedo’s sales this week were no-brainers for the buyers. Youth Enrichment Brands acquired YEB.com for only $38,000. The company operates a lot of spor...
Discussion
June 7, 2022, 5:00 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Pocketbook.com owner TKOs ebook reader company
Judge finds with domain owner in latest ruling. A judge has knocked down Pocketbook International’s attempt to salvage a lawsuit it filed against the owner of pocketbook.com. The company, which makes ebook readers, filed a lawsuit against SiteT...
Discussion
June 6, 2022, 5:43 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
ENS vs. Handshake – DNW Podcast #391
A discussion about blockchain domain names. I’ve had several podcasts about blockchain domain names over the years, but this show is different: we debate the relative merits of Ethereum Name Service and Handshake, two competing naming systems b...
Discussion
June 6, 2022, 3:30 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
High value .Eth market nearly dissapears
Trading activity for high value .eth domain names has gone from hundreds a day to fewer than ten. Later this morning, I’ll publish this week’s Domain Name Wire Podcast with a discussion about blockchain-based domain names. Before that, le...
Discussion
June 6, 2022, 12:58 pm
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