Domain Name Q&A – January 13th 2014

This is Domain Name Q&A. I am using the search terms that visitors of my blog are using at Google and other search engines to find my website. Some of the search terms are in the form of a question and some are not. I attempt to answer 5 of these questions every day. Answers are usually kept sort. Anyone can ask a domain related question using the “contact us” form.

I also get a lot of inquiries for my domain names. Anyone interested can leave a comment at the landing page. People may leave a strange or funny comment and that is featured in “Inquiry of the day”.

Inquiry of the day:
Spying.org:
Comment: I am very sm^art on computers
Offer: $1
Offer: $100,000,000
Comment: Why do I have to give you $100,000,000

(People are strange!)

Question 1:
websites sold in 2013
Answer 1:
I guess you actually mean developed websites and not just domain names. Flippa sells a lot of websites. Take a look at “Flippa Top Website and Domain Name Sales in 2013: Remix.com sold for $142,500, .info domains go strong”.

Question 2:
fabulous domains scam
Answer 2:
Fabulous.com is one of the best domain name registrars in the world. It is located in Australia, is ICANN accredited and is certainly not running any scam. If you think that someone using Fabulous is running a scam, let me know.

Question 3:
.vg domain names
Answer 3:
.vg is the ccTLD for the British Virgin Islands. .VG along with .GD and .TC ccTLDs had an adventure last year.

Question 4:
risingstar.com
Answer 4:
A UDRP Complaint for the domain name risingstar.com was denied at WIPO. The Panel recognized that buying a domain name can be considered an investment and that offering a domain for sale is not necessarily improper and does not make its use illegitimate. Read here about this very interesting decision.

Question 5:
1740.com domain
Answer 5:
The domain name 1740.com was sold at Sedo for 1,650 USD back in October 2012. I consider it a bargain.

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About Konstantinos Zournas

Konstantinos studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London and lives in Athens, Greece. He loves domains and building websites. He is online since 1995, learned about html in 1996 and got into domains in 2002. He started the OnlineDomain.com blog in 2012.

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