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Archive News 2008  September

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Two More Domain Conferences Will Get Underway Over the Next 7 Days

T.R.A.F.F.I.C. New York is over but two more domain conferences will get underway outside the U.S. over the next 7 days. We have details on those events in Poland and Canada (both of which will include live domain auctions) as well as info on a pair of online auctions worth taking a look at. [...] Continue reading


Sedo Has Completed the First Seven-Figure Domain Sale Since the First Quarter of 2008

Sedo has just completed the first seven-figure domain sale since the first quarter of this year - moving for $1,015,000 through their GreatDomains premium auction site. The news come from Sedo's Kate Donahue who is preparing for some big changes in her life. [...] Continue reading


Judge Postpones Kentucky Domain Seizure Hearing

A Kentucky judge has postponed the hearing on the seizure of 141 gambling related domain names for 7 days. The hearing was to determine whether the state would get control of the names. While the hearing has been postponed, none of the domains in question will have to be transferred to the state during this [...] Continue reading


$3 Million Moniker Auction and Annual T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Awards Cap Successful Show in New York

Organizers of the T.R.A.F.F.I.C. conference completed their 12th successful run this morning in New York City. We have photos and highlights from the past 24 hours, including presentation of the annual T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Awards last night and also clue you in on show plans for 2009 and beyond. [...] Continue reading


Kentucky Law Enforcement Seizes Gambling Site Domains

Kentucky state law enforcement officials are attempting to seize 141 domain names of Internet gambling websites. After a lawsuit forcing the gambling sites to block access to Kentucky users or relinquish control of their domains, a judge ruled on September 18th that the domain names be transferred to state officials. An upcoming hearing will give [...] Continue reading


Kentucky Officials Seize 141 Internet Domain Names

The state of Kentucky seized 141 of the world’s most popular gambling domain names after a judge ruled that the Domain Registrars transfer the names to state law enforcement officials. The gambling websites are operated out of the United States, but because they offer their gambling services to Kentucky residents, they are accused of legal [...] Continue reading


Photos and Highlights from the First Full Day at T.R.A.F.F.I.C. New York Wednesday

Here are DN Journal's photos and highlights from the first full day of the T.R.A.F.F.I.C. conference in New York Wednesday, including two live auctions, Barbara Corcoran's well-received keynote speech and TrafficZ's official show party that ran into the wee hours of the morning. [...] Continue reading

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