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Top 10 domain name articles of 2018 (Domain investors, Godaddy, Uniregistry, Oliver Hoger, Mugshots, Elon Musk)

These are the top 10 domain name articles from 2018. It was a year full of controversial news and opinions and a few crazy people that don’t belong in the domaining industry. Or any other industry…

It was a busy year for with 279 posts published, ~200,000 views from ~100,000+ visitors and ~1,600 comments.

All posts below have more 1,000 views and up to 3,000+ each.

The top 10 domain name articles of 2018 on

  1. Where did the domain name investors go?
  2. GoDaddy violates ICANN whois rules and now makes it official
  3. Uniregistry: Huge price increase on domain name registrations and renewals!
  4. Namejet domain name auction front running continues. This time with an Oliver Hoger owned domain.
  5. (Not) staying out of drama!
  6. I have now completely left Uniregistry!
  7. Oliver Hoger filed a court injunction against Konstantinos Zournas and
  8. Injunction denied! (Oliver Hoger against Konstantinos Zournas)
  9. co-owner Sahar Sarid arrested over extortion charges & More details on the case and Sahar Sarid (plus a video)
  10. Elon Musk paid $11 million to purchase the domain name

And here are a few articles that didn’t make it into the top 10 but are important. Important to me anyway…

  1. “Α domain name is only worth what a buyer is willing to pay”
  2. .App domains are for dreamers
  3. “Your email address says a lot about your taste in domains.”
  4. Topcoin sale has started – Anybody that buys TopCoin is simply an idiot.
  5. Stop bidding on crazy GoDaddy domain name auctions!
  6. Some domain name investors are being idiots

This is where the readers came from this past year:

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

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.

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