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Top 10 domain articles in January 2017: Mike Mann, NamesCon, Andy Kelly, domain disputes, New gTLDs

These are the top domain name articles from January 2017.

The most popular articles were Mike Mann attacking New gTLDs, the NamesCon auction results, broker Andy Kelly, a domain name dispute and a threat, New gTLDs and other subjects.

January 2017 was another busy month at in terms of views and visitors and more than 215+ comments were submitted by readers.

BTW these are the top articles of all 2016 and these are the posts with the most comments.

Here are the top 10 posts for January 2017 in order of views:

  1. Mike Mann attacks New gTLDs again
  2. NamesCon auction results: 111 domains sold for a total of $1,483,650
  3. “Domain broker” Andy Kelly gets another complaint
  4. Top 30 New gTLD Domain Name Sales Of 2016
  5. Domain name dispute decision says it is a basic right to register a domain name and sell it at a profit
  6. My 2017 Domain Name Predictions
  7. Owner of .CO & a 2-day old trademark threatens to steal my 10 year old .COM domain
  8. Attorney invests $500k+ in new domains ( for $100k+, etc.)
  9. Sometimes you just get some bad domain name news!
  10. is the 1st confirmed New gTLD sale of 2017 – Guess the renewal price…

And a few good posts that I think are important and most people missed probably because of bad timing:

  1. DomainCop domain name scam becomes “ICANN Inc.”
  2. Tropicana hotel changes its email address from to
  3. My video interview from NamesCon 2016 has arrived!

Make sure you visit the The Michael Gleissner UDRP Tracker – Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH). Everybody should be keep an eye on this guy…

I have posted a convenient calendar of the New Domain Names Launching In 2017.

This is where the readers came from this past month:

  1. United States
  2. Canada
  3. United Kingdom
  4. Germany
  5. India
  6. Australia
  7. Spain
  8. Netherlands
  9. France
  10. Russia

About Konstantinos Zournas

I studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London, UK and I am now living in Athens, Greece. I went online in 1995, started coding in 1996 and began buying domain names and creating websites in 2000. I started the blog in 2012.

One comment

  1. your next popular article will be Berkins, Cyger and Schwartz pumping up .NET and dumping their waste .nets on dumb buyers. in my opinion

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