The gTLD Explosion: Changes to Domain Names that All Businesses Should be … – JD Supra (press release)

The gTLD Explosion: Changes to Domain Names that All Businesses Should be
JD Supra (press release)
The universe of domain names within the internet is undergoing radical change and businesses need to be aware of how to navigate in this new world. On June 20, 2011, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”), the international …

Google registering “MusicKey” domain names for music subscription business? – Domain Name Wire

Google registering “MusicKey” domain names for music subscription business?
Domain Name Wire
Usually, when I see a company registering a bunch of similar domain names, I can track it down to a new product announcement. I'm a bit unclear about recent Google domain name registrations for “MusicKey” domain names, but I suspect it might be for …

HA Domain name auction grosses $774k, Cute.com and Digital.com sell for 6 … – Domain Name Wire

HA Domain name auction grosses $774k, Cute.com and Digital.com sell for 6
Domain Name Wire
Heritage Auctions latest domain name auction has concluded with $773,876 worth of domain name sales. That doesn't include after-auction sales, which almost always increase the total sales number. That total (and the prices below) include a 15% buyers' …

A look inside today’s virtual domain name tradeshow – Domain Name Wire


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A look inside today's virtual domain name tradeshow
Domain Name Wire
I just attended Webfair Virtual, an online tradeshow featuring a bunch of domain name companies. The process of registering, downloading software, and navigating the show floor was rather cumbersome. (Once you figure out how to chat with companies, …

Weekly Expired Domain Report – Domain Name Wire

Weekly Expired Domain Report
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Domain sales charts — expired or otherwise — make for some strange bedfellows. Any given week presents an orgy of bizarre juxtapositions. What else but the domain market can bring together Bill Cosby and French Marxists? Malaysian tourism for New …

Larry Strickling speech to American Enterprise Institute – Domain Name Wire


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Larry Strickling speech to American Enterprise Institute
Domain Name Wire
But I also think governments as a whole will work to have more control, much like what they did with the new top level domain name program. Hopefully the NTIA successfully resists this, as it Strickling says it will. It's worth setting aside 10 minutes
Vint Cerf Calmly Explains Why You Should Stop Freaking Out About NTIA Techdirt
NTIA's FOIA Disclosures Shed Limited Light on IANA Transition DecisionCircleID

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The Most Expensive Domain Names Ever Purchased – Siliconindia.com

The Most Expensive Domain Names Ever Purchased
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BANGALORE: What strikes you the most when you are surfing a website. It's the domain name what bets you to stop and visit the site, right? A domain is a unique name that identifies an internet resource such as a website. A lot of cash is been poured in …

Advice.com Domain Name Available Exclusively with Igloo.com – DigitalJournal.com

Advice.com Domain Name Available Exclusively with Igloo.com
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Igloo.com, a leading broker of ultra premium domain names and websites, announced today that Advice.com has been listed exclusively for sale with their firm. Highly marketable and easy to remember, Advice.com provides significant advantages to a new or …

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First ever co.za domain names in South Africa – MyBroadband


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First ever co.za domain names in South Africa
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On 4 June 1992 Alan Burett created the co.za zone, making it possible for people to register co.za domain names. The first ever co.za domain name registered was maybe not what many people expected – it was bksinc.co.za, registered on 25 June 1992.

US Court Blocks Bitcoin Domain Name Auction – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal
US Court Blocks Bitcoin Domain Name Auction
Wall Street Journal
TOKYO—A planned auction of bitcoins.com, a domain name owned by the chief executive of defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, has been postponed after a U.S. court order temporarily blocked the company that operated the exchange from selling assets.
Auction of Bitcoins.com Domain Name Halted By US CourtCoinDesk
Bitcoins.com domain auction cancelled after judge's restraining orderArs Technica
Bitcoins.com Auction PostponedDomainInvesting.com (blog)

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