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Archive News 2011  February

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Domainers Set for 2nd Assault on Kilimanjaro + Sampling of Domains in Roundtable Auction Released

After conquering Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro last year in a fundraising climb for The Water School, a team of domain industry pros is getting set to do it again starting March 23. We have a preview for you, Plus, has released a sampling of domains that will be up for bid in their live [...] Continue reading

NameDrive Releases ND OverDrive Parking Solution

NameDrive released a new parking platform called OverDrive for larger portfolio owners: I thought that this was going to be a bit like the Sedo and Sedo PRO split, but after some discussions have been told that the platform is very different and will in effect compete [...] Continue reading

Kieren McCarthy

Broken deadlines, broken bylaws, broken ICANN?

Where is ICANN’s 2010 Annual Report? It is typically produced at the end of the calendar year. The 2009 Report was published on 24 December 2009, and the 2008 Report on 31 December 2008. It is currently 23 February 2011 and so far no 2010 Annual Report. Two months late is sloppy by any [...] Continue reading


Blockbuster Sale at Sedo – 2011’s Biggest Deal to Date – Headlines New DN Journal Chart

2011 domain sales have a new king of the hill, or should we say queen of the hill? soared to the top of our Year To Date leader board, as well as this week's all extension Top 20 Sales Chart, after changing hands in a blockbuster deal at Sedo. 4 ccTLDs also made the [...] Continue reading


Three Domain Conferences in Three Different Countries Will Run Over the Next 10 Days

There won't be as many domain conferences in 2011 as last year, but you wouldn't know it from the number of shows packed into the five weeks between February 1 and the first week of March. The first three are in the books but three more will run over the next 10 days. Also, [...] Continue reading


New Developments at Four Companies Join Continuing Illness Investigation in the News

After spending most of the past two weeks focused on the outbreak of illnesses that followed this month's DOMAINfest conference, we have some catching up to do. So, while health officials continue their investigation we have updates on new developments at NameMedia, T.R.A.F.F.I.C., and [...] Continue reading

Wanna Develop

The year was 2005 and somebody was hot on Halvarez’ trail.. GUESS WHO?! Part 1 of 3

Vote below and lets see how smart you guys really are and how much you truly know about what goes on behind the scenes... Adam Strong, Alan Dunn, Andrew Allemann, Elliot Silver, Francois Carrillo, Frank Schilling, Larry Fischer, Michael Gilmour, Mike Berkens, Rick Latona, Rick Schwartz, Ron Jackson, Sahar Sarid, etc... Wait, or was [...] Continue reading

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