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Today: The best domain parking companies in 2020 / AngelCity.com sold for $60,000 / The benefit of investing into numeric domains / and more… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Want [...] Continue reading
Co-authored by Alban Kwan, CSC East Asia Regional Director and Lan Huang, CSC Domain and Brand Abuse Enforcement Expert. We're in an interregnum where society has paused, and there's no telling how things may turn. In such times of crisis, we are the explorer; exploring the uncharted waters of change, where dangers and [...] Continue reading
Over a year ago, I tried to buy Prove.com, but the six figure price of the domain name was beyond what I could spend for it as an investment. I just learned that a New York company called Payfone recently acquired Prove.com, and the company announced a rebrand to Prove earlier this week: We are [...] Continue reading
Uniregistry has updated its terms of service, and gTLD renewals in particular. The changes affect the post-expiration timeline of gTLD domains at Uniregistry, in line with GoDaddy terms and conditions. Uniregistry is a GoDaddy company. Here’s the notice on the update: To better align with GoDaddy and provide a more consistent customer experience, we are [...] Continue reading
Domain names have been stolen since the early days of the commercial Internet. The most known case involves the hijacking of Sex.com, a domain that was “milked” for its traffic, before it was returned via a court order to its registrant. There are thousands of domain names that have been stolen in the 25 years [...] Continue reading
I’ve always been fascinated by people that buy websites/online businesses on sites like Flippa, apply some serious magic, and flip them for a huge profit. One of the flips I recently learned about that really caught my eye was the sale of BlushAndBar.com, a small online business purchased for $7,500 [...] Continue reading
Chinese search engine Sogou, operating from the domain Sogou.com, has received a $2.1 billion dollar offer from China’s giant, Tencent. The proposed transaction, if completed, would result in Sogou becoming a privately-held subsidiary of Tencent, and Sogou would be delisted from the NYSE. Sogou (so Google!) looks and functions like Google, and it’s the second [...] Continue reading