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Archive News 2019  June

iGoldrush is your source for the most current domain industry news and information. Read the most current domain news below, then visit our news archive for domain news from years past. In addition to domain name news, you’ll find domain articles, information, and interviews with top industry insiders.

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Click here for Domain News Archive sold for $3,899

Today: Three-Word Long-Tail Domains / sold for $9,500 / Deplorable Domains / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today! Send me your .com LLLL, dictionary words, or two word combos – Budget: [...] Continue reading

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AMP’d Up for Recaptcha

Beyond search Google controls the leading distributed ad network, the leading mobile OS, the leading web browser, the leading email client, the leading web analytics platform, the leading free video hosting site. They win a lot. And they take winnings from one market & leverage them into manipulating adjacent markets. Embrace. Extend. [...] Continue reading


Top Topics: Threatening Reply to An Outbound Email; Did Someone Steal My Domain?…

In case you missed it, we shared details of two domain sales this week, the first being the €700,000 sale of at a record "buy now" price, and the second being the undisclosed sale of These two sales are only the tip of the iceberg in terms of other...Top Topics: Threatening Reply to [...] Continue reading


Trump’s Assault on 5G Standards Bodies

Over the past 30 months, since Trump was installed in the White House, he has systematically abrogated US treaty responsibilities and diminished the nation's engagement in international collaborative activities. More recently, his gambits have expanded to market entry, chip component, and software restrictions on Chinese telecommunication equipment vendors, especially Huawei. Among the more extreme actions [...] Continue reading

Domain Shane


A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on June 29, 2019. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had a reserve.  I’m only showing where [...] Continue reading

Domain Shane

Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Sunday June 30th, 2019

The sale of Voice overshadowed the sale a bit but Sedo recently sold for $797,960.   An upgrade for which somehow must be making enough money to pay a quarter of a million dollars for the name.  With the purchase they instantly increased the value of their company more than the purchase IMO. [...] Continue reading


“Scammers flock to buy Libra domains”

Right after the Facebook announcement of Libra, I wrote an article about 1,000 Libra related names being registered almost immediately. The threat intelligence outfit Digital Shadows reported on all the registrations and that the company has already found several sites deliberately trying to trick consumers into thinking they are related to the new Facebook project. [...] Continue reading

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