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Archive News 2019  August

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Morgan Linton

New data released shows that most newly registered .TO domain names pose danger to users

A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article about a study that Unit 42 did on newly registered domains. Yesterday I stumbled on another article about two more studies, also talking about newly registered domains, and like the title of the post says – with similar findings. [...] Continue reading


Hong Kong ISPs Oppose Government Plans for Internet Restrictions Without Industry Consultation

Hong Kong ISPs have requested the government to seek industry consultation before any internet restrictions are made. A statement released by the Hong Kong Internet Service Providers Association (HKISPA) denouncing any plans that would restrict Hong Kong's open internet network. Campbell Kwan reporting in ZDNet writes: "Unlike China, where all connections must go through its [...] Continue reading

DENIC Issues Invitation to ccTLDs For ID4me Authority Workshop on 17 October in Madrid

DENIC ID logo DENIC is inviting interested ccTLDs to an ID4me Authority Workshop on 17 October – the day before this year’s ID4me Summit – in Madrid. ID4me is an open and federated standard for digital identity management based on domains. The single sign-on solution was developed with [...] Continue reading

Domain Shane


A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on August 30, 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


I think I need a root canal on the very back tooth, opposite the one I had last year. It’s like my very back teeth suck and should have been pulled out with my wisdom teeth when I was a kid. This all started tonight while sitting here putting the list together. I was [...] Continue reading purchased for $22 and flipped in 3 weeks for $300

Today: sold for $15,000 / Should the second highest bidder pay if the highest bidder didn’t pay? / Using a domain purchase price to estimate resell value / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: [...] Continue reading

Morgan Linton

Domain Investing News Recap for the week of August 26th 2019

Hello, happy Friday, and welcome to my weekly Domain Investing news roundup. I know you’re all probably are itching to start the three day weekend so I’ll hold off from writing some long drawn out stream of conscious here. Let’s just get to the news so you can get to [...] Continue reading

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