As ICANN reported on 16 December 2014, it was recently the target of a so-called “spear phishing” attack. During this attack the email credentials of some ICANN staff were compromised by hackers.
“As mentioned in our original announcement, we have confirmed that the attack has not impacted any Continue reading
In what is becoming a series of posts Namejet has screwed me once more.
On the 23th of October I won a 3 letter .info domain name. It was an expired domain registered with DNC Holdings, Inc and probably managed by directnic.com. It was immediately paid with the credit card on file. Continue reading
Sedo, the domain name marketplace and monetization provider, today announced its 2014 list of the highest-valued public domain sales of the year.
Leading the list is MM.com, which closed at $1.2 million stealing the top honors from True.com at $350,000. In this year’s list ccTLDs also made a splash , with kaffee.de at €100,000 (“coffee” in German), chat.fr at €99.999 (“cat” in French) and musik.de at €99.999 (“music” in German).
These were the highest public domain name sales at Sedo in 2014: Continue reading
I have been using the NameSilo registrar for about 4 months now and so far my experience is pretty positive.
I didn’t know NameSilo until someone told me about it in this post I wrote looking for a new registrar.
.Com domain transfers are priced at Continue reading
255 domain names, including domains such as Auctions.com, Investment.com, Land.com, Street.com, 380.com, 487.com, 877.com, have been selected for the RightOfTheDot Premium Live and Online Auction at NamesCon 2015 and are already open for pre-bidding at Snapnames.
The event features Continue reading
The first Greek ICANN accredited registrar finally arrived. I have been waiting for many years for a registrar located in Greece and it finally happened. Papaki.gr has signed the Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA) 2013 and is listed at the ICANN accredited registrar list. Papaki.gr is accredited for the following TLDs: .aero .asia .biz .cat .com .coop .info .jobs .mobi .museum .name .net .org .pro .tel .travel and .xxx.
Having signed the RAA 2013 also means that it can sign agreements to offer any of the New gTLDs.
This is big news for Continue reading
I now own the 2 domains name I bought from the 3M Company. I waited for more than 2 months to get them.
Here is my latest .NYC Report: 3% Of Registrants Own 37% Of .NYC Domains, 36 Registrants Own 8,688 Domains (14%).
I posted some of my 2014 domain name purchases. More coming soon!
This is my first post of what will be a series of articles with some of my domain name sales. The first post has 100 .info domain sales I have made over the past 10 years.
I compiled a report analyzing expiration dates of all .guru New gTLD domains. Only 8,16% Of All .Guru Domains Have Been Renewed So Far – Will This Reach 80% In 2 Months?
Here is a poll with over 400 votes so far: “Are You Renewing Your New gTLD Domains?“.
Click here to see domain sale reports from the past week.
Here are yesterday’s domain sales and auctions from Sedo, Namejet, Snapnames, Go Daddy, Drop Catch and Flippa: Continue reading
Today the 17th of December 2014, an Auction conducted by ICANN’s authorized Auction service provider, Power Auctions LLC, was held to resolve string contention sets for two new generic Top-level Domain (gTLD) strings; .MLS, and .BABY.
String contention Continue reading