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I received an email the other day inviting me to spend some time on a panel at a conference discussing the impact that Zero Click has had on the domain monetisation industry. It should be said that I like data…..touchy feely stuff is all well and good but getting a return from your domain [...] Continue reading
I was talking to a friend the other day who has a few domains that still make some real money parked. He was saying to me that he wished there was a way to connect these parked domains with his Efty landing pages since he really wants the best of both worlds, parking revenue and [...] Continue reading
A special HEXONET networking cruise in one of the world's most beautiful places is coming up August 23 and it costs just $20 Canadian! [...] Continue reading
Domains from partner registrar were mistakenly sent to GoDaddy for auctioning. Over the weekend, a Domain Name Wire reader noticed that expired domain names from some domain name registrars had been pulled from GoDaddy Auctions. This included domain names that already had bids. When I looked the domains up, it seemed that some of them [...] Continue reading
Three directors of .au registry auDA managed to keep their seats on the board despite losing the “popular vote” of members late last week. The vote happened at the conclusion of an occasionally chaotic three-hour meeting that saw former AusRegistry chief Adrian Kinderis kicked out of the room barely a minute into proceedings. The results [...] Continue reading
"ICANN holds .islam, .halal in limbo despite losing case," reports Kieren McCarthy in The Register. "In a letter sent to the Turkish organization that applied for the rights to operate the .islam and .halal generic top-level domain names back in 2012, ICANN's lawyers claimed that, despite ICANN being formally told it had repeatedly broke its [...] Continue reading
The .XYZ registry announced today a new Buy It Now Premium domain tier with standard renewal fees The registry’s new selection of premium domains will have $10 MSRP renewal price (each domain registrar sets it own price for domain names which can vary from MSRP). At Midnight UTC on August 1, XYZ will be releasing [...] Continue reading