The domain has been taken from grandma Heidi Powell

The domain has been taken (or will be taken soon) from grandma Heidi Powell and will be sold (or has been sold) according to a court order for $20,000 to trainer Heidi Powell.

The motion for a temporary restraining order/stay pending appeal has been denied as of September 11, 2017.

This is what grandma Heidi Powell said on an update on GoFundMe:

“I am more than saddened to tell you all that we have reached the end of this long road today. It will be 14 months on Wednesday that we have been fighting this fight for the right to keep my name.

We can’t appeal without the stay or a bond to stop the sale while appealing because once the name is sold it can not be saved, even if we win on appeal.

Money in the hands of people with no values won today.”

You will be able to find grandma Heidi Powell at her new domain name:

Here is what the website reads today:

“I am the “Original” Heidi Powell and the “Original Rightful Owner” of heidipowell dotcom.

My loving husband of 38 years created the domain for me as an anniversary gift.

On September 11, 2017 after a long fourteen month battle trying to keep my twelve year “same name” domain, someone with my same name underhandedly took it away from me. Evil undeniably lives on this day.

HeidiPowell dotcom as we know & love is gone…

Domain Born November 26, 2005 – Died As We Know It September 11, 2017


Other than the bullying she has inflicted, in no way, shape or form am I or will I ever be associated with the person that took my domain.”

Read here some more articles about the case:

Trainer Heidi Powell loses cybersquatting claim (still tries to steal the domain

Did GoDaddy really cost Heidi Powell her domain name at court?

Is Heidi Powell going to lose her domain name because of bad representation?


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.


  1. Many of us have lost at least one good fight in our lives, you did the best you could to save your domain. Life is short, time to move on and enjoy… 🙂

  2. Boo hoo. Long time domainer and defender of intellectual property rights here, but grandma Powell needs to pay her bills and rightful obligations. As such, I agree with the outcome. Sorry, gma – next time pay your debts and this won’t be an issue.

  3. Just buy the GTLD in iCANN’s next round, you should just delete it, and let first bid her up on namejet

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