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In an article by Laurie Sullivan on Media Post which discussed Google paying $25 million for .app, there was also some commentary from Jeffrey Sass about .club. Sass explained how the pricing works at the wholesale and retail level. He gave a little shout out to Credit.club, the $10.99 hand registration that Bruce Marler was [...] Continue reading
Many voices are hailing February 26th as a watershed day in the history of the Internet in the United States. After a year of loud argument, frequent misrepresentations, and epic flows of political contributions, the FCC has restored the open Internet rules which prevailed from 2010 until struck down in a court ruling last year. [...] Continue reading
Google paid $25,000,001 for the .app gTLD in an auction held last Wednesday (25/3) making it by far the largest amount paid in an auction for a new gTLD string. And as a result ICANN now has net proceeds of $57,015,622 in its piggy bank as a result of auctions for new gTLDs that were [...] Continue reading
Our exclusive coverage of the brazen theft and subsequent recovery of ShadesDaddy.com has a pleasant follow-up. Pablo Palatnik, founder of ShadesDaddy, promised to return and has published an article that was picked up by Forbes. In this three-pager, Palatnik offers advice on how to proceed, if your domain has been hijacked. The key point that [...] Continue reading
There's been a lot of controversy over the FCC's new Network Neutrality rules. Apart from the really big issues — should there be such rules at all? Is reclassification the right way to accomplish it? — one particular point has caught the eye of network engineers everywhere: the statement that packet loss should be published [...] Continue reading
Listed below are updates to the top 10 domain sales from a year ago, as ranked by DN Journal. 1. 37.com for $1,960,800 An upgrade from 37Wan.com. This games site is the traffic leader for the week, by a long shot, with an Alexa rank near 10,500. “From it’s origins in a small, unassuming [...] Continue reading