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The screenshots below are examples of buyers of domains from the last few months that have either developed their sites, or purchased an upgrade domain and have redirected their acquisition to an existing website. QUA.com sold for $459,000 via a private sale. If you thought that Chinese buyers only bought LLL.com domains for investment [...] Continue reading
I use GoDaddy to acquire domain names on their aftermarket, and recently posted about my experience regarding an auction. Despite losing that auction to someone else, I wasn’t as frustrated as the winner must be currently. The reason being, the domain’s registrant pulled the domain out of GoDaddy in the last “minute” of the redemption [...] Continue reading
Neustar announces that it has acquired Bombora Technologies Pty Ltd (Bombora), based in Australia, for AUD $118.5 million, or approximately USD $86.9 million. Bombora and its subsidiaries, which include ARI Registry Services, provide registry services for a number of top-level domains (TLDs) including .au, .melbourne, .sydney, and over 100 new TLDs, including several in the [...] Continue reading
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Would you like to present an idea you have related to DNSSEC or DANE to a gathering of people within the DNSSEC community? Do you have an idea for a new tool or service? Have you recently implemented DNSSEC or DANE and want to share your story? If so — and if you [...] Continue reading
Today we at the Internet Society submitted our contribution to the United Nations General Assembly's 10-year review of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS+10) that will take place in New York in December. The goal of this meeting is to set the agenda for the UN - and through that the agendas of [...] Continue reading
CFR.org published an article on the size and characteristics of the Internet in China. Citing data from CNNIC, the article gives some great insight into the Chinese Internet. From the article: The number of Internet users in China has grown to 668 million, according to a report released last week by the China Internet Network [...] Continue reading