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The ICANN board announced that Ethos Capital will not acquire the PIR Registry. Full announcement Today, the ICANN Board made the decision to reject the proposed change of control and entity conversion request that Public Interest Registry (PIR) submitted to ICANN. After completing extensive due diligence, the ICANN Board finds that withholding consent of the [...] Continue reading
ICANN’s Board of Directors decided to withhold consent on the sale of the .org registry to private equity company Ethos Capital. In a decision posted on its website, the non-profit domain overseer stated: After completing its evaluation, the ICANN Board finds that the public interest is better served in withholding consent as a result [...] Continue reading
Today, the ICANN Board made the decision to reject the proposed change of control and entity conversion request that Public Interest Registry (PIR) submitted to ICANN. After completing extensive due diligence, the ICANN Board finds that withholding consent of the transfer of PIR from the Internet Society (ISOC) to Ethos Capital is reasonable, and the [...] Continue reading
Today: Monetizing a domain… / Aquarian.com sold for $14,123 /Buying 3L.com domains – Budget: Up to $150,000.00on / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: .CO for ONLY $1.99 – If [...] Continue reading
DomainTools announced today the availability of Domain Hotlist, a new domain-centric analysis tool, to combat threats as they emerge. Following the release of Domain Score in 2018, DomainTools delivers Domain Hotlist as “a predictive, prioritized, and easily consumable block list that identifies active, high-risk domains—empowering organizations to proactively guard against relevant, emerging threats.” Says the [...] Continue reading
NamesCon announces plans for a virtual conference online this summer after having to cancel NamesCon Europe in Budapest, [...] Continue reading
A few days ago, DropCatch caught a cheater on its system, who ran up auctions. Several domain name auctions that had ended at inflated prices, were then re-listed. The ensuing domain auctions brought prices down, once the bidding pest was eliminated from the DropCatch bidding mechanism. Today, GetPumped.com ended at $4,658 dollars, down from last [...] Continue reading