preload preload

Domain Guide
iGoldrush Report
Domain Showcase
Domain Brokerage
News & Articles
Company Reviews
Company Info
Archive News 1997  September

iGoldrush is your source for the most current domain industry news and information. Read the most current domain news below, then visit our news archive for domain news from years past. In addition to domain name news, you’ll find domain articles, information, and interviews with top industry insiders.

We’re looking for writers! Contact us to submit your article or editorial for review.


Click here for Domain News Archive


US Government Doubts DNS Transition

The US Government doubts that the DNS transition from Network Solutions to the public sector will happen due to lack of planning. Despite seeing evidence that the public sector is ready to take control of the domain name system, they have yet to be convinced that Network Solutions will be able to pull out of [...] Continue reading


Geneva Not Going to Get Domain Registration Headquarters

Representative Charles Pickering (Mississippi), chairman of the House Science subcommittee on Basic Research, announced that they wouldn’t back a plan that sets the domain registration headquarters outside the US. “American taxpayers, companies, and government built the internet” said Pickering. The idea to move the registration registry to Geneva was part of IAHC plan, [...] Continue reading


Future Looks Bright for Network Solutions Trade

Network Solutions (NSOL) opened their doors to the public today at $25 a share. They reached a high of 26 3/4 before the day closed [...] Continue reading


Network Solutions Gets Extension on Monopoly

The Assistant Secretary of Commerce, Larry Irving, announced that their contract with Network Solutions would likely continue for up to six months after the end of their March ‘cut-off date’. The NSF agrees that they haven’t had enough time to put a new data system into place and won’t walk away until all of [...] Continue reading


Congress Wants Answers to Domain Name Problems

Congress began hearings today to decide whether or not the Internets domain name system is ready for Network Solutions to withdraw from their role as the only registry. Congress, along with other committees involved in the domain registry solution want a solid exit plan with a structured strategy for the new take over plans, [...] Continue reading


Sprint Suing For

Sprint has decided to fight for the domain name, asking its current owners to turn it over after infringing on their trademark. Sprint was granted the trademark Spree for its prepaid phone card service. The website is currently a non-competitive shopping site and owners claim that Sprint acquiring the domain name would drive [...] Continue reading


PGMedia Files Suit Against NSF

When PGMedia requested that their name servers be added to Network Solution’s root-server, they had no idea it would lead to battling the National Science Foundation. After filing an anti-trust suit against Network Solutions (who now claims to have full ownership of a database that most say is public domain because it’s construction was [...] Continue reading

We're looking for writers!

Got something to say? Our readers are eager to hear it! iGoldrush strives to provide content diverse in opinion and outlook and we are currently seeking informative and engaging writers within the domain industry to contribute. In exchange, you'll get exposure on one of the most targeted websites in the industry. Contact us to submit your article or editorial for review.

Join Our Newsletter

iGoldrush domain news feed  iGoldrush on Twitter  iGoldrush on Facebook  iGoldrush on Facebook

    Have you ever leased a domain name?

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...
    View All Polls

Web Analytics