HEXONET (http://www.hexonet.net) announced that the company has achieved the major domain name industry milestone of over 2 million domains under management. Powered by thousands of domain name resellers, from across the globe, and even more registrars outsourcing their domain operations onto HEXONET’s Registrar Operations Center (RegistrarOC) platform, domain growth continues to boom.
The company is now gaining domain names at an accelerated rate and will realize three and four million domains under management even faster than scheduled. Also fueling HEXONET’s expansion are its partnerships with companies from outside the traditional domain name sector, who want to gain access to the Continue reading
ICANN sends 2nd notice of breach to registrar NameJuice.com that is responsible for the “Domain Registry of America” scam. NameJuice.com got another notice of breach this past December which I believe that was fixed because ICANN would have deaccredited this registrar. The notice expires today.
As of 20 March 2014, BRANDON GRAY INTERNET SERVICES INC. (dba “NameJuice.com”) (“Brandon Gray”) is in breach of its Continue reading
I visited Go Daddy today and on it’s homepage it is promoting the New gTLD .Club domain names. On the main image it lists .com, .net, .org and .co but .net is replaced by .club below where the prices are displayed.
Below the main image there is also a banner that says “Pre-register .Club” and
Uniregistry, the new registrar by Frank Schilling, has started offering a new domain name affiliate program.
The program is called “Uniregistry Affiliate Plus” and here is the introduction:
“Making money by selling domain names just got a whole lot easier. Right now, naming on the internet is exploding, and Uniregistry is paying its affiliates generous commissions to refer customers who purchase domain names and other products. Join now to capitalize on the new internet landrush!”
Uniregistry says that you can “earn easy money promoting domain names on your website” and here are the main features:
Yesterday Go Daddy Auctions had an outage that caused all auctions to be moved by 1 day. All yesterday’s auction end today. But I am still having problems with the Go Daddy auctions website.
I can’t seem to make any purchases for the domain names I have already won in an auction. I won 2 New gTLD domain names on Wednesday night and I have been trying to pay for the past 2 days with no luck.
Whether I select the 2 domain and click on “Purchase All” or I try to make individual purchases by clicking on “Pay for this domain” the domains are not added into my cart. I am simply redirected to
Please be advised that as of 28 March 2014, SiliconHouse.Net Pvt Ltd. (“SiliconHouse”) is in breach of its Registrar Accreditation Agreement with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”) dated 26 April 2011 (“RAA”). This breach results from:
• SiliconHouse’s failure to pay past due accreditation fees pursuant to Section 3.9 of the
ICANN requests that SiliconHouse cure the breach by 18 April 2014, 15 working days from
the date of this letter, by taking the following actions:
• Pay all past due accreditation fees of Continue reading
Go Daddy is running a BuyDomains domain name auction that features 150 premium domains with low reserves. The auction started yesterday March 26 2014.The list features domain names such as Deductibles.com, Galas.com, USSales.com and OnlineEvents.com.
Most of the domains have a registration date ranging from 1994 up to 2004.
Here is the list of the 150 domain names: Continue reading
BizJournals.com reported today that GoDaddy will be closing it’s Denver-area office that currently has 69 employees. GoDaddy is offering relocation for its 69 workers there.
“While the Scottsdale-based domain name registrar and small-business Web services provider is expanding in Arizona and other states, the Denver office is no longer a
Belgian registrar NAMEWEB BVBA made a data retention waiver request to ICANN. The waiver request comes after the first waiver granted by ICANN to OVH SAS on the basis of French law.
ICANN has made a preliminary determination that it is prepared to grant a data retention waiver request submitted by Registrar NAMEWEB BVBA under the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement (the “2013 RAA“). Section 2 of the Data Retention Specification (the “Specification”) of 2013 RAA provides that prior to granting any exemption under the Specification, ICANN will post its determination on the ICANN website for a period of thirty (30) calendar days.
Pursuant to Section 2 of the Specification, NAMEWEB BVBA submitted to ICANN a Registrar Data Retention Waiver Request (“Waiver Request”) on the basis of NAMEWEB BVBA’s contention that Continue reading