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Archive News 2019  November

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ICANN says it “does not have authority” over .org transaction

Domain regulator is unlikely to do anything about the sale of .org by a non-profit to a private equity firm. Anyone holding out hope that ICANN will block the sale of .Org to private equity company Ethos should prepare to be disappointed. The company issued a statement to Financial Times saying that it “does not [...] Continue reading

Domain Shane


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

Nominet Donating £1 To Samaritans With Every New .UK Domain Registration

Nominet is donating £1 to the Samaritans for every new, paid for .uk domain registered from 9 December 2019 until 17 January 2020. Going by new registrations statistics provided by Nominet for 2019, Samaritans is likely to benefit to the tune of around £170,000. Funds raised through [...] Continue reading

Domain Shane


We went to the movies yesterday and didn’t enter any stores, didn’t even buy anything online. The movie we saw was Knives Out, a pretty good movie overall, I don’t think it was as good as some of the reviews made it out to be. While it was good, it had one [...] Continue reading


Buyer of told the price was a mistake

We see these things from time to time, remember purchased for $2,577 by Yinan Wang and then Network Solutions said, yeah, NO! Yinan went on to purchase and was sold at NamesCon for $370,000 by Uniregistry. A member at Namepros detailed his purchase of More info will be added later, but [...] Continue reading


Saturday Musings – Taking Responsibility

Taking responsibility for your own life rather than blame everyone else for your circumstances is quite a novel concept for some individuals. After all, why make sensible decisions when you can blame it on your employer, the government or family members? My wife and I were watching the news the other [...] Continue reading


Black Friday special list names for $200 or less

List your Black Friday specials $200 or less, .com only So this post is for .com only and the max price is $200. You may list up to 3 names. There have been a few who have tried to post more names using a different email address/name same IP all submissions will be deleted if [...] Continue reading

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